Naomi is a saxophonist based in London and is currently performing with the Laefer  Quartet. 

Naomi has worked with many chamber groups and has joined recording projects with Flotilla - led by Kyle Horch - (www.flotilla.org.uk), Paragon Saxophone Quartet and the Gemini ensemble. In 2009, she co-founded syzygy - cummulating in the quartet's recording of David Maslanka's 'Songs for the Coming Day'.

In 2007, Naomi started teaching at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and has been their Head of Saxophone since 2008. Naomi also teaches saxophone at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. 

In 2020 Naomi joined the Illuminate Women's Music team working with Yshani Perinpanayagam and Kumi Matsuo performing new works for saxophone and piano and she continues to promte music by women composers.

Collaborating with composers has led to performance projects in USA, South Africa and Europe. The Erasmus exchange programme also provided many opportunities and connections in Ferrara, Pesaro, Fermo, Bari, Amsterdam, Brussels, Antwerp and more.

 

Naomi has spent much time in music education from early years to older years. Including projects run by BCMG, NYO, Aldeburgh Young Musicians and Music for Everyone.

As an orchestral musician she has played with Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Halle Orchestra, Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, Aurora Orchestra, Piccadilly Dance Orchestra, The Opera Group, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Chineke, the Riot Ensemble and the Orchestra of the Swan.

She studied at Chetham's School of Music with Jim Muirhead, Royal College of Music with Kyle Horch and Northwestern University with Frederick Hemke. Her studies were supported by the Countess of Munster and Help Musician's UK.

 

 

Live recordings of various projects can be heard on SoundCloud.

Naomi is endorsed by Selmer and D'Addario. 

She is chair of the Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain.