Naomi Bensdorf Frisch (acting)
Naomi Bensdorf Frisch is Principal Oboe of two ROPA orchestras; the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. She has been a member of the ROPA executive board since 2012, and was honored to represent ROPA at the FIM International Orchestra conference in May of 2017. A resident of Chicago, Illinois, Naomi also teaches Oboe at North Park University and coaches chamber music for the Midwest Young Artists Conservatory. In addition to her music career, Naomi recently completed a J.D. degree at the Chicago-Kent College of Law and will be sworn in as an attorney in Illinois in May 2018. She looks forward to beginning a second career as an advocate for workers, inspired by her work on orchestra committees and serving on the ROPA executive board.