Naomi Guy
This year makes Naomi’s 11th season as a participant of the Bach Festival. Naomi is currently performing in the Vancouver area on both baroque and modern violin, playing with such groups as the Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Early Music Vancouver, and the Vancouver Symphony. Naomi was the Associate Concertmaster of the Toledo Symphony in Ohio for eight seasons and held the post of Concertmaster of the Mansfield Symphony for five seasons. In addition Naomi has held positions with the Wheeling Symphony, Honolulu Symphony, New World Symphony, Akron Symphony, and the Canton Symphony.

Naomi holds a Master Degree from Oberlin Conservatory and a Bachelors degree from the University of Minnesota. As a baroque violinist she has performed and recorded with: Apollo’s Fire, San Francisco Bach Choir, Pittsburgh Camerata, Boston Bach Ensemble, Tafelmusik, Publick Musick, and the Touchstone Pictures soundtrack for the movie Cassanova. Naomi has also toured and performed extensively throughout the United States, Japan and Europe with such ensembles as: Pacific Music Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, New World Symphony, Kent-Blossom Festival, Bowdoin Music Festival, and Banff School of Fine Arts.