Lindsey Goodman is known for her “generous warmth of tone and a fluid virtuosity” (Charleston Gazette), as well as her “impressive artistry” (Tribune-Review), “agility, and emotion” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). Renowned for “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, recording artist, teacher, and clinician.
Goodman has performed at series, festivals, and universities across three countries, including Carnegie Hall (NYC), Edinburgh Festival Fringe (UK), Eastman School of Music (NY), University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (OH), New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Google headquarters (PA), and several National and Canadian Flute Association conventions. As a soloist, Lindsey has performed three professional New York City recitals, recitals for over twenty-five series and academic institutions, concertos ranging from Mozart to commissions across the United States and Canada, and been the guest artist for flute festivals in Ohio and West Virginia. As a recording artist, Ms. Goodman’s debut solo album, reach through the sky, is available on New Dynamic Records, and she can be heard on eight additional recordings in solo, chamber, vocal, and orchestral capacities for the New World, Navona, and Albany labels, among others. Goodman has been featured in radio broadcasts across the country.
A strong advocate for emerging composers and electroacoustic works, Lindsey has given over one-hundred world premieres and is in her sixteenth season as solo flutist of the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble. A champion of living chamber music, Ms. Goodman is co-founder of ASSEM3LY (flute, percussion, and piano trio), Leviathan (flute, cello, and piano trio), PANdemonium4 (flute quartet), and Chrysalis (singing flutist and singing pianist), and has also collaborated with the JACK Quartet, Alarm Will Sound, and Music on the Edge. As an orchestral musician, Ms. Goodman is principal flutist of the West Virginia Symphony, River Cities Symphony (OH), and Resonance Works | Pittsburgh (PA) Orchestras and principal piccolo of the Ohio Valley Symphony and Tuscarawas Philharmonic (OH). A dedicated educator, Lindsey is on faculty at West Virginia State University and Marietta College (OH), and is sought after as a clinician for master classes and presentations, reaching students at thirty-three universities across two countries. Ms. Goodman is also a classically-trained mezzo-soprano.
During the 2017-2018 season, Lindsey will serve as interim professor of flute at Capital University, release ASSEM3LY’s debut album (Taking Charge, Albany Records), perform chamber music in Ohio and West Virginia, premiere seven commissioned works, and finish her second solo album for PARMA Recordings. Ms. Goodman is a student of New York Philharmonic principal flutist Robert Langevin and Walfrid Kujala, former principal piccolo of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Goodman received her masters degree from Northwestern University, her bachelors degree summa cum laude from Duquesne University, and a professional studies diploma from the Manhattan School of Music’s orchestral performance program. Lindsey resides in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Chris Carmean and their dog Jack. For more information, visit www.LindseyGoodman.com.