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Lindsey Goodman to Perform November 29

November 22, 2011

Lindsey Goodman, a flutist and vocalist, will present a master class on Tuesday, November 29 at 10:35 a.m. in Presser Recital Hall on the University of Mount Union’s campus. Goodman also will perform a wide variety of musical selections with Robert Frankenberry, a pianist and vocalist, on Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. in Presser Recital Hall.

They will perform works by Eli Tamar, Eric Moe, Roger Zahab, Kieren MacMillan, John Corigliano, Gilda Lyons and Joseph Schwantner.
 
An adjunct instructor of flute at Marietta College, Goodman maintains an active teaching studio with a proven track record of students who have won state and regional honors as soloists and ensemble members. She holds the Martha Gaines Wehrle Chair and is in her fifth season as principal flutist in the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Goodman also is in her eleventh season as solo flutist of the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, a group with whom she has recorded two CDs, made two international tours and been featured seven times as soloist. Additionally, Goodman, with collaborator Robert Frankenberry, is co-founder of Chrysalis, a transformative duo for singing flutist and singing pianist.
 
A strong advocate for emerging composers and electroacoustic or multimedia works, Goodman is an active commissioner of new pieces and has given 50 world premieres including 16 solo and chamber compositions written especially for her. She made her professional vocal debut with Opera Theatre Pittsburgh in 2009 and New York City vocal debut in 2011. In addition, she has performed with Alarm Will Sound in the Miller Theatre in New York City and has served as flutist and actress at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in the United Kingdom. Her solo recording debut of Russell Pinkston's Lizamander for flute and electronics – against the emptiness – was released on CD by New Dynamic Records.
 
Goodman frequently performs as a soloist throughout the eastern United States and Canada, and is sought after regularly as a clinician, giving master classes and presentations to students at universities. She has performed with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, Lima Symphony Orchestra, River Cities Symphony Orchestra, the Fort Wayne Philharmonics, the Ohio Valley Symphony and the New World Symphony. In addition, she’s performed at the University of Akron, Duquesne University, West Virginia University and Frostburg State University.
 
Goodman earned a bachelor’s degree from Duquesne University, a master’s degree from Northwestern University and a professional studies diploma from the Manhattan School of Music’s orchestral performance program. A student of New York Philharmonic principal flutist Robert Langevin, she also studied with Walfrid Kujala, former principal piccolo of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
 
During the 2011 – 2012 season, Goodman will perform as a featured guest artist for both Marshall University’s FluteWorks festival and West Virginia University’s Fall Flute Fling as well as a featured alumna on Walfrid Kujala’s retirement gala at Northwestern University. She also will perform and conduct the Mozart Concerto in G Major with the River Cities Symphony Orchestra.

Frankenberry leads a multi-faceted career as a vocalist, pianist, actor and conductor. He is a faculty member at the Seasons Performance Hall, where he serves as a composer and conducts seminars. He is currently at work on a commission to working on a commission to create a chamber orchestration of Bernstein's Songfest for the 2011 festival.
 
At the piano, he performs both standard and contemporary chamber music. He is a member of IonSound, the Music On the Edge Chamber Ensemble, Trio AnimeBOP, the Phoenix Players and entelechron. On stage, he has performed roles ranging from Mozart in Amadeus and John Adams in 1776 to the title roles in The Tales of Hoffmann, Faust, and Don Carlo. He has originated roles in works by Roger Zahab, Jeremy Beck, Seymour Barab, Daron Hagen and Kieren MacMillan, and he has sung premieres of song cycles by Eric Moe, Roger Zahab and David Del Tredici.
 
Active as an orchestrator and arranger, Frankenberry has created small ensemble orchestrations of works by Busoni, Satie and Stravinksy. He’s reduced orchestrations of Ravel's Mother Goose Suite and Mahler's Kindertotenlieder and has created new orchestrations of complete operas by Montemezzi and Gluck. His arrangements have been performed by Bobby McFerrin and the Bochum Symphony Orchestra, Opera Theater of Pittsburgh, IonSound and Alia Musica.
 
He earned bachelor’s degree in piano performance from Mercyhurst College, where he studied piano with Sam Rotman and conducting with Walter Hendl. He also earned a master’s degree in voice performance from Carnegie Mellon, where he was a student of John Shirley-Quirk.
 
Presser Recital Hall is located in Cope Music Hall on the corner of Simpson Street and Union Avenue. The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Mount Union’s Department of Music at (330) 823-2180.
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