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Lindsey holds a Bachelor of Music Degree with Distinction from Indiana University. Her many awards include the 2007 Richard F. Gold Career Grant, the 2007 George London Award in memory of Lloyd Rigler, the 2007 Lincoln Center Martin E. Segal Award, and a 2006 Sullivan Foundation Grant. She was named Seattle Opera's Artist of the Year in 2010.
In 2015, Lindsey made her recording debut on Deutsche Grammophon with a performance of Mohammed Fairouz's 2012 cycle, Audenesque (in memory of W. B. Yeats), with the LPR Ensemble conducted by Evan Rogister (catalog no. B0022417).
Lindsey is a recent graduate of the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program.
As part of the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann program, she made her debut as Javotte in Massenet's Manon, and also played Tebaldo in Verdi's Don Carlos and Siebel in Gounod's Faust. As a company member, starting in 2007, she has played Cherubino in Mozart's Nozze di Figaro, Stéphano in Gounod's Roméo et Juliette, the Madrigal Singer in Puccini's Manon Lescaut, Second Lady in Mozart's The Magic Flute (English version), Kitchen Boy in Dvořák's Rusalka, and Wellgunde in Wagner's Das Rheingold and Götterdämmerung.
In 2008, she also sang the role of Cherubino in Mozart's Nozze di Figaro at the Opéra de Lille, conducted by Emmanuelle Haïm, and Ascanius in Berlioz's Les Troyens with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and at the Tanglewood Music Festival, both conducted by James Levine.
In 2010, she made her Seattle Opera debut creating the title role in Amelia by Daron Hagen, reprised Nicklausse at the Met, and also sang Nicklausse and the role of Nancy in Albert Herring at the Santa Fe Opera.
She has also made numerous concert performances. She performed the roles of the Female Cat and the Squirrel in Ravel's L'Enfant et les sortileges at Carnegie Hall with the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Lorin Maazel, and sang the Elliott Carter song cycle In the Distances of Sleep at Tanglewood with Levine.