was born and raised around Dubuque, Iowa and has been involved with music since the age of 8, when she started piano lessons. She graduated from Western Dubuque High School, and is currently pursuing a degree in music education at Clarke University. Beyond piano, Naomi began flute lessons at age 10, started guitar and ukulele around age 11, took up electric bass, tenor saxophone and percussion throughout high school. She was pit section leader in marching band and concert band first chair flute section leader. Naomi actively participates in all instrumental ensembles at Clarke University, playing flute in Wind Ensemble; tenor saxophone, bass, and piano in Jazz; and double bass in Orchestra. Naomi enjoys sharing her love of music with others and cannot wait to be a future educator of music.