About: Lindsey Goodman is known throughout North America as a soloist, recording artist, chamber collaborator, orchestral musician, educator, and clinician. Renowned for her “generous warmth of tone and a fluid virtuosity” (Charleston Gazette), “impressive artistry” (Tribune-Review), and “agility and emotion” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette), Ms. Goodman has performed solo and chamber concerts, taught masterclasses, and given presentations at countless series, festivals, and universities. Her “brilliant”, “bravura performances” (Tribune-Review) “played with conviction” (New York Times), “flair, and emotion” (Gazette) have been heard in three countries, including at Carnegie Hall, Eastman School of Music, University of Cincinnati College–Conservatory of Music, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Google headquarters, and several National and Canadian Flute Association conventions.
Ms. Goodman maintains an active teaching studio of flutists grades five through twelve in Pickerington, Ohio. Her students’ accomplishments include winning the Northeastern Ohio Flute Association’s High School Soloist Competition and performing as principal flute and/or piccolo in the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) All-State Band, Columbus Youth Symphonic Band, OMEA South-Eastern Regional Orchestra, Capital Junior Winds, and Fairfield All-County High School and Junior High Bands. Her students have also been selected as members of the Ohio State University Honors Band, Capital University Honors Band, Ohio University Honors Band, Capital Cadet Band, Ohio State University Middle School Honors Band, Ohio University Honors Flute Choir, and OMEA District 15 Middle School Band, and have attended the Ohio State University Flute Workshop, Capital University Winds and Percussion Camp, and the Ohio University Band Camp. Her students regularly hold first chair and piccolo positions in their high school and junior high concert and marching bands, have gone on to study music at Ohio State, Miami (OH), Capital (OH), Youngstown State (OH), Ohio Wesleyan, and Virginia Tech Universities and University College London (UK), and successfully work as music educators in Ohio, Texas, and Spain. Additionally, Ms. Goodman’s students have earned 149 superior ratings on flute and piccolo solos at OMEA solo and ensemble adjudicated events in the past fourteen years.
A dedicated educator for all ability levels, Ms. Goodman is on faculty at both West Virginia State University and Marietta College (OH) as adjunct lecturer of flute. She has also served as interim professor of flute at Capital University (OH) and Ashland University (OH). Additionally, Ms. Goodman is sought after as a clinician for master classes and presentations on music careers, entrepreneurship, electroacoustics, chamber collaboration, and commissioning, reaching students across two countries during the last nine seasons. She has also written for The Flute View and The Flute Examiner periodicals.
A committed advocate for living composers and electroacoustic music, Lindsey is an active commissioner of new works with over one hundred world premieres to her credit. Her debut solo album, reach through the sky, is available from New Dynamic Records, and her latest release, returning to heights unseen, featuring eight commissioned works for flute, is available from PARMA Recordings. She can also be heard in solo, chamber, vocal, and orchestral performances on the New World, Navona, and Albany labels, among others. Lindsey has given multiple professional recitals in New York City, performed concertos from Mozart to commissioned works in the United States and Canada, and been featured in live and recorded radio broadcasts on stations across the country.
Lindsey is principal flutist of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, solo flutist of the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, and adjunct lecturer at West Virginia State University and Marietta College. She is a founding member of the Leviathan Trio (flute, cello, and piano), flute quartet PANdemonium4, and ASSEM3LY (flute, piano, and percussion). Classically trained as a mezzo-soprano, Lindsey is also one-half of Chrysalis, a singing flutist and singing pianist duo. A student of Walfrid Kujala and Robert Langevin, Lindsey received degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, Northwestern University, and Duquesne University. She resides in Ohio with her husband, percussionist, composer, and educator Chris Carmean, and their dog Jack.