Naomi Johnson

Flautist and writer Naomi Johnson is a versatile and inquisitive performer of solo, chamber and orchestral music.

She has worked with ensembles including the Australian National Academy (ANAM) Symphony Orchestra, the Melbourne University New Music Ensemble and Forest Collective as part of the Metropolis New Music Festival.

A three-time participant in the SoundSCAPE festival (Italy), she has worked with composers from Australia, New Zealand the UK and the USA, and is increasingly active in commissioning new works.

Naomi holds a Masters of Music (Performance) from the University of Melbourne, and has also studied at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland and at the Trevor Wye Flute Studio in the UK.

A keen advocate of music through the written and spoken word, Naomi has worked with Garden of Ideas (UK) and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra as a Music Presentation Fellow.

She is currently based in Sydney as a music programmer with ABC Classic FM, and remains active as a writer and blogger.