Amir Milstein – flute
Flutist, composer, and music educator Amir Milstein was born in 1967 and spent many of his early years living in Israel, Brazil and Venezuela.
His musical background represents a variety of styles and cultures including classical, jazz, Mediterranean, Balkan and Latin music. He established his career in the world-music scene founding ensembles such as Tucan Trio and Bustan Abraham, and collaborating with world renowned artists such as Zakir Hussein, Tito Puente, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Ross Daly, Omar Farouk Tekbilek, and Armandinho Macedo, among others.
Among his numerous musical ventures, Amir performs with numerous ensembles worldwide, teaches music at the prestigious New England Conservatory and Northeastern University in Boston and presents workshops and educational music programs in Music schools and universities around the world.
Milstein's flute playing is featured in over 50 albums and his original works include compositions and arrangements for ensembles in a diverse array of genres, musical production, music for dance companies, as well as film scores.