LA Phil Turns 100: A Look at its Accomplishments:
BY JENNIFER RUFER DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES
PUBLISHED 4:40 PM ET JUL. 30, 2019
The Los Angeles Philharmonic turns 100 years old this year and we are celebrating its rich history with a look at its importance, what makes it unique, and how it changed Downtown Los Angeles.
Alex Cohen talks to CEO and Chair Simon Woods, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra’s Principal Conductor Thomas Wilkins and musicians Meredith Snow and Christopher Still.
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Los Angeles, even with the
development of our homegrown beer
culture, plays second fiddle to San
Diego and other smaller metropolises
such as Denver and Portland when
it comes to craft beer, but there’s
one space where LA’s cultural cache
Christopher Still joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic as 2nd trumpet in 2007. This spring, he is launching Honesty Pill, an online resource designed to help people teach themselves how to be better musicians. Through practical courses and informative articles, Christopher aims to give musicians of all levels the tools they need to “ditch the excuses” and truly take their playing to the next level.
Orchestras find a new audience with live film scoring Click here to watch video.
Los Angeles Philharmonic trumpet player Christopher Still talks with the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild’s Executive Director, Frances Lopez, about music, beer, and the LA Phil’s Casual Fridays music series and after-parties. Learn more: http://bit.ly/CasualFridaysLAPhil Casual Fridays | Come for the concert. Stay for the drinks. Click here to watch interview.
CHRISTOPHER STILL joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic as Second Trumpet in 2007. Before coming to California, he was the Principal Trumpet of the Colorado Symphony. He has also held the positions of Associate Principal Trumpet of the Dallas Symphony and Principal Trumpet of the Charleston (SC) Symphony. Additionally, Christopher has served as Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Festival