Alicia "Lish" Lindsey is a classically trained flutist living in the heart of New York City.
Lish was born in South Korea and grew up in New Jersey, 15 minutes outside of Philadelphia, PA where jimmies and sprinkles are considered two different confectionery toppings.
As a freelance musician, she has enjoyed performing with some of the most engaging and vibrant musicians in the United States as well as in Japan, China, Italy, and England.
Lish can be found performing with the Capital Philharmonic Orchestra (piccolo), Eastern Wind Symphony (principal flute, former principal piccoloist), Sinfonietta Nova (piccolo), Pennsylvania Philharmonic (principal flute), Fresh Squeezed Opera Company (core company resident flutist), One World Symphony (alto/bass flute), Rittenhouse Orchestra, and Badger.Mantis, a flute/clarinet duo with her husband, Todd Groves.
Tours include Josh Groban: Stages Tour (with Sarah McLachlan and Foy Vance) and On Stage Tour (with Lena Hall), Il Volo (Gianluca Ginoble, Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto) Grande Amore Concert Tour and Notte Magica Tour (March 2017), Rocktopia Live (with Rob Evans, Tony Vincent, Chloe Lowery), Strauss Symphony of America (piccolo), Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration with Warren Haynes, and Video Games Live Tour.
She was also a substitute flutist for the Broadway musical, Finding Neverland (starring Matthew Morrison, Alfie Boe, Tony Yazbeck, Laura Michelle Kelly, Kelsey Grammar, Kevin Kern, Paul Slade Smith) in NYC.
Adjunct teaching appointments include Wilkes University, New Jersey City University, and Mercer County Community College.
Lish will return to teach in Italy (Tuscany) for her second season with Summer Music in Tuscany in July 2017. The application to study and perform in beautiful Sarteano is now available. There are currently openings for flutists who would like to perform chamber music and enjoy Italian living!
Lish is a member of AFM Local 802 (NYC) and 77 (Philadelphia), the National Flute Association, the New Jersey Flute Society, the New York Flute Club, the Pocono Flute Society, the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia, and Opera America.
She is the orchestra manager for the New York Opera Exchange (NYC) and on the Board of Directors for the Litha Symphony Orchestra (NYC). She was a recorded round judge for the 2015 National Flute Association's High School Soloist Competition and 2016 San Diego Flute Guild Young Artist Competition, and was a live round judge for the Pocono Flute Society's Young Artist Competition and Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia's Tomasone Youth Artist Competition.
Current Equipment: 14k Handmade Powell Flute with a Martin Gordon Headjoint, Kowalewsky Grenadilla Palanca Traverso, Grenadilla Haynes Piccolo, Silver Rudall Carte Alto, Artley Ogilvie Bass, and various ethnic flutes and whistles.