Lindsay Flowers

Lindsay Flowers is the Principal Oboist of the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra and English Hornist of the Madison Symphony Orchestra and the Quad Cities Symphony Orchestra. She previously was a member of the New Mexico Philharmonic and Civic Orchestra of Chicago. There she served as a Civic Fellow under the mentorship of the Chicago Symphony Association and Yo-Yo Ma, who she appeared with on WFMT radio and in venues across the city.

Passionate about chamber music, Lindsay is a founding member of the Arundo Donax Reed Quintet, Bronze Medal Winners of The Fischoff National Chamber Competition. Lindsay serves on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Mead Witter School of Music, where she is a member of the Wingra Wind Quintet. Formerly, she taught at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, Sistema Ravinia, and as an Associate Instructor at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where she won the Oboe Studio Concerto Competition performing Martinu’s Oboe Concerto.

During recent summers, she has performed with the Santa Fe Opera, Grant Park, Midsummer’s (Door County), Lakes Area, Lake George, Castleton, Aspen, and Banff Music Festivals. She has also performed with the Milwaukee, Chicago, Indianapolis, Utah, and Nashville Symphony Orchestras.

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