About Mary Stingley
She has received numerous awards and prizes including the Prix de Concours de l’U.F.A.M. in Paris, the prestigious Bourse d’Étude de France, an Artistic Grant from the American Ambassador to Austria, Ronald S. Lauder, twice the Musicians Club of Women’s Farwell Award and twice the Allerton Arts Award.
In recital Ms. Stingley has appeared throughout France, Austria, Germany, Japan, and across the United States. She was also featured in a live broadcast on Japan National Radio. Chicago area solo appearances have included concertos with the Chicago Chamber Orchestra, Wheaton Symphony, Classical Symphony Orchestra, Downers Grove Choral Society, West Suburban Chamber Symphony, VanderCook Philharmonic and Band, and Wheaton Municipal Band. Her flute and harp duo has appeared in concerts which have included the Harold Washington Library Orpheus Series, Preston Bradley Hall, the Three Arts Club, Daley Plaza and a series for UNICEF in Chicago and Boston. Ms. Stingley has performed as principal flutist of the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien under Claudio Abbado, Wheaton Symphony Orchestra, Tower Chorale, Downers Grove Choral Society, St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra, St. Louis Conservatory Symphony and DePaul Symphony Orchestra. Currently she is the woodwind coach for the Schaumburg Youth Symphony, the Graduate and Undergraduate Professor of Flute at VanderCook College of Music in Chicago, is in demand as a clinician and adjudicator and maintains a very successful private studio.