Oboist Naomi Bensdorf Frisch, a Chicago native, is Principal Oboe of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra. From 2003 through 2018, Naomi was principal Oboe of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and also performed with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, the Tulsa Philharmonic, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, and others. An avid chamber musician, Naomi has performed as a soloist and chamber music collaborator with many ensembles throughout the Midwest and coaches woodwind chamber music for the award winning Midwest Young Artists Conservatory Program. Ms. Bensdorf Frisch received her Bachelor of Music from Northwestern University as a student of Ray Still and her Master of Music from DePaul University as a student of Robert Morgan. Recently, Ms. Bensdorf Frisch completed her Juris Doctorate at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. In addition to playing the Oboe, she has been working as a plaintiffs’ employment law attorney since May of 2018.