Joined: 08 Jul 2003
Location: Tempe, Arizona
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Christopher Still joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2007. Before coming to California, Chris performed as Principal Trumpet of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. Chris has also held the positions of Associate Principal Trumpet of the Dallas Symphony and Principal Trumpet of the Charleston (SC) Symphony. Additionally, he has served as Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Festival Orchestra in Chicago's Millenium Park. He has performed with the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops, Portland (ME) Symphony, Boston Philharmonic, Vermont Symphony, and the Orquesta Sinfonica de Galicia in La Coruna, Spain. Chris has appeared as a soloist with the Colorado and the Littleton (CO) symphonies. He can be heard on recordings with the Grant Park, Dallas, and Albany (NY) symphony orchestras. Chris is a dedicated educator and an active clinician.
Having grown up in a musical household, Chris originally intended to become a band director and earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the Crane School of Music (SUNY-Potsdam). Switching to performance, he received his Master of Music Performance degree from the New England Conservatory in Boston. Chris's teachers have included Charles Schlueter of the Boston Symphony, James Pandolfi of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and Vincent Penzarella of the New York Philharmonic. He was a Tanglewood Music Center Fellow in 1995 and 1996.
Chris lives with his wife Amanda McIntosh, a clarinetist. He enjoys distance running, skiing, brewing beer, and training his dogs Cruz and Grette.
Player bio taken from the Los Angeles Philharmonic web site from 2007.
Tempe Symphonic Wind Ensemble / Symphony of the Southwest