Flutist Alicia "Lish" Lindsey 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. She currently lives in the heart of New York City.
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, England, and Wales.
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, the Latin-American Flute Quintet and Ensemble (bass flute, contrabass flute), and Badger.Mantis, a flute/clarinet duo with her husband, Broadway woodwind musician, Todd Groves.
Tours include Josh Groban (with Sarah McLachlan, Foy Vance, Lena Hall), Il Volo (Gianluca Ginoble, Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto), Rocktopia Live (with Rob Evans, Tony Vincent, Chloe Lowery, Mairead Nesbitt), Celtic Thunder Orchestra Tour (Neil Byrne, Emmet Cahill, Ryan Kelly, Damian McGinty), Strauss Symphony of America, Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration with Warren Haynes, and Video Games Live.
She was also a substitute flutist for the Broadway musical, Finding Neverland (starring Matthew Morrison, Alfie Boe, Tony Yazbeck, Laura Michelle Kelly, Kelsey Grammer, Kevin Kern, Paul Slade Smith) in NYC.
Current adjunct applied and lecture teaching appointments include Wilkes University, New Jersey City University, and Mercer County Community College.
Lish will return to teach in Sarteano, Italy (Tuscany) for her third season with Summer Music in Tuscany and as a clinician at the Pocono Flute Camp in East Stroudsburg, PA for her fifth season.