Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Ray Still, legendary CSO oboist and teacher remembered
Ray Still was famous for being the best of the best, one of the finest and longest-tenured orchestral oboe players of all time.
He played oboe in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for an astonishing 40 years, 39 of them as principal oboe. He served with distinction under four CSO music directors, from Fritz Reiner to Daniel Barenboim, until his retirement in 1993. More