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Lindsey Goodman

Flute Instructor

MM, Northwesterm University


Lindsey Goodman is known for her “generous warmth of tone and a fluid virtuosity” (Charleston Gazette), and for her “impressive artistry” (Tribune-Review), “agility, and emotion” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). Renowned for her “brilliant”, “bravura performances” (Tribune-Review) “played with conviction” (New York Times), “flair, and emotion” (Gazette), Ms. Goodman is in high demand as a soloist, chamber collaborator, orchestral musician, teacher, and clinician around the country.

A strong advocate for living composers and electroacoustic or interdisciplinary works, Ms. Goodman recently released her debut solo CD reach through the sky on New Dynamic Records, and is an active commissioner of new pieces, having given over ninety-two world premieres, including thirty-four solo and chamber commissions. Ms. Goodman has performed solo or chamber concerts, taught masterclasses, and/or given presentations at thirty colleges and universities across ten states, including at Carnegie Hall (NYC), Eastman School of Music (NY), University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (OH), and University of Colorado at Boulder; performed as flute and/or vocal concerto soloist thirteen times in five states; been featured on radio broadcasts in four states; performed at multiple National and Canadian Flute Association conventions; and can be heard in solo, chamber, and orchestral performances on the New World, Navona, and New Dynamic labels, among others.

Ms. Goodman is solo flutist of the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, principal flutist of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and adjunct lecturer at Marietta College and West Virginia State University. She is co-founder of ASSEM3LY, a dynamic trio of flute, percussion, and piano commissioning the works of our time, Leviathan, a flute, cello, and piano trio with a passion for extended musicianship and female composers, and Chrysalis, a transformative duo for singing flutist and singing pianist.

A student of Walfrid Kujala and Robert Langevin, she received her degrees from the Manhattan School of Music and Northwestern and Duquesne Universities. Ms. Goodman resides in Ohio with her husband Chris Carmean and dog Jack.

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