Indigo Fischer enjoys a multi-faceted career as an arts administrator and performing musician. She joined the Music Academy of the West as the Artistic Operations Coordinator in August 2021, and previously worked as the Artistic Program Coordinator and Artist Liaison during the 2021 Summer Festival. An award-winning flutist and newly appointed Associate Member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Ms. Fischer co-founded the Austin-based woodwind quintet Quintessence. During her time in the ensemble, Quintessence was a two-time finalist in the Coltman Chamber Music Competition. Ms. Fischer also has extensive experience teaching, both as a private flute instructor and as the graduate Teaching Assistant for The University of Texas at Austin flute studio.
Ms. Fischer is a recent Master of Music graduate from The University of Texas at Austin, where she was one of three university-wide recipients of a 2021 Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award for her virtual degree recital. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Flute Performance and a Certificate in Arts Administration from the University of Colorado Boulder and is an alumna of the Interlochen Arts Academy.