According to the websites given below, Jiri Stivin is a Czech recorder player and also plays saxophone, clarinet, flute and several kinds of folk pipes. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London and the Prague Academy of Music.
Since 1975, Jiri Stivin has been performing recorder music covering the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque periods. He is also involved in jazz and improvisational New Music working with groups such as the Virtuosi di Praga, the Prague Symphony Orchestra, the Prague Madrigalists, etc. He leads both his own Collegium Quodlibet and the jazz quartet Jiri Stivin & Co.
Jiri Stivin teaches at the Prague Conservatory, at the annual jazz workshops in Frydlant and is frequently involved in many other projects, including educational concerts for children.