Naomi Bensdorf Frisch
Naomi Bensdorf Frisch has served on the board of the Regional Orchestra Players’ Association since 2012. As a performer, she currently holds principal Oboe positions in the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, and previously enjoyed a robust career as a freelance orchestral musician, soloist, and chamber music collaborator. Naomi also enjoys coaching woodwind chamber music for the award-winning Midwest Young Artists Conservatory. Recently, Ms. Bensdorf Frisch completed her Juris Doctorate, Magna cum Laude, at the Chicago-Kent College of Law and has been working as a worker/union side labor and employment lawyer since May of 2018. A native of Evanston, Illinois, Ms. Bensdorf Frisch received her Bachelor of Music Magna cum Laude from Northwestern University, and her Master of Music with Distinction from DePaul University. Naomi resides in Chicago with her husband, Aaron, daughter, Elise, and their two cats.