About Lindsey Goodman
Lindsey Goodman is a soloist, recording artist, chamber collaborator, orchestral musician, educator, and clinician. Renowned for her “generous warmth of tone and a fluid virtuosity” (Charleston Gazette), Lindsey has performed solo and chamber concerts, taught masterclasses, and given presentations at countless series, festivals, and universities “with energy and artistry, conveying her exuberance and creativity” (Pittsburgh in the Round). Performances “played with conviction” (New York Times) have been heard across three continents, 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, several National and Canadian Flute Association conventions, and across China.
Ms. Goodman maintains an active teaching studio of flutists grades five through twelve in Pickerington, Ohio. These 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, Otterbein University Flute Choir Day, 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 and Connecticut. Additionally, Ms. Goodman’s students have earned 157 superior ratings on flute and piccolo solos at OMEA solo and ensemble adjudicated events in the past fifteen 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. In 2019, she expanded her teaching studio to include Skype lessons, offering regularly-scheduled sessions for professional and collegiate students specializing in orchestral audition preparation and collegiate auditions at all levels. Ms. Goodman has served as interim professor of flute at West Virginia, Capital (OH), and Ashland (OH) Universities and been on summer faculty of the Mostly Modern Festival (NY) and CODA Academy (WV). She is a co-founder of both the Mid-Ohio Flute Intensive and PANdemonium4 Flute Symposium summer masterclasses. 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 ten seasons. She has also written for The Flute View and The Flute Examiner periodicals.
A committed advocate for living composers and electroacoustic music, Lindsey “appears to know no fear in tackling the most demanding music” (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) and is an active commissioner of new works with over 140 world premieres to her credit. Her debut solo album, reach through the sky, is available from New Dynamic Records, and her second solo release, also available from PARMA Recordings, is returning to heights unseen, “an excellent album of compelling works expertly performed” (The Flute View). She can also be heard in solo, chamber, vocal, and orchestral performances on the New World, Albany, New Focus, and Navona 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 Chrysalis, a singing flutist and singing pianist duo, showcasing her training as a classical mezzo-soprano. 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. www.LindseyGoodman.com