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Oboe Masterclass with Dr. Lindsay Flowers

Oboe Masterclass with Dr. Lindsay Flowers
Date Saturday, October 28, 2023
10 a.m.
FeaturingDr. Lindsay Flowers, Oboe
Location Benson Great Hall - View maps and directions
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Dr St Paul MN 55112
Instructions for GuestsPark in the West Parking Lot.

Event Description

Dr. Lindsay Flowers ’07 will present an Oboe Masterclass in Benson Great Hall on Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to noon. Lindsay will be working with middle and high school students during this masterclass which is free and open to the public. She will also be performing with the Bethel Wind Symphony in Benson Great Hall the night before on Friday, October 27, at 7:30 p.m. To purchase tickets for the concert, go to tickets.bethel.edu.

Dr. Flowers is the Assistant Professor of Oboe at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Mead Witter School of Music where she is a member of the Wingra Wind Quintet and guides student-generated community engagement projects. She received a Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music under the tutelage of Linda Strommen and Roger Roe. Her background in athletics distinguishes her pedagogical approach in her emphasis on performance visualization, disciplined commitment, and supportive teamwork.

Lindsay is an Oboist and English Hornist with the Madison Symphony Orchestra and Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. She previously was a member of the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra, New Mexico Philharmonic, Quad Cities Symphony Orchestra, and Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Lindsay was a founding member of the Arundo Donax Reed Quintet, Bronze Medal Winners of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and recorded a duo album with Dr. Andrew Parker to be released in 2023. She has performed with the Milwaukee, Chicago, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Utah, and Nashville Symphony Orchestras and during recent summers with the Santa Fe Opera, Grant Park, Midsummer’s, Lakes Area, Apollo, Bach Dancing and Dynamite, Lake George, Castleton, Aspen, and Banff Music Festivals.

In addition to performing and teaching, Lindsay is recognized for her maintenance and repair of oboe and English horn gouging machines, particularly those designed by Ferrillo, Graf, Kunibert, and Gilbert. Lindsay has curated gouger clinics for students and professionals to share her knowledge in this specialty. 


Contact the Music and Theatre Department at music@bethel.edu or 651.638.6380.