Oboist, English Hornist, Naomi Ishikawa-Ozawa, a native of Japan, is an active chamber, solo, and orchestral musician, who recently relocated from New York City, NY, to here new home in Los Angeles, CA.

Over the years she has performed with many well renowned orchestras including the New York Symphonic Ensemble, New England Symphonic Ensemble at Carnegie Hall, and The Bronx Opera Company. She kept a very busy performance schedule in Vienna, Austria, where she lived from 1990-1996. Having had the pleasure to perform, amongst other famous venues, at the Musikverein, Konzerthaus, and City Opera, as well as the intimate City Theater Baden, at which she made a CD recording with the International Composers Association. She also was part of the young Austrian chamber ensemble Pentaxylos Quintet, and performed in a Jazz Orchestra concert with saxophonist and jazz-legend Anthony Braxton.

She holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, as well as a Masters degree and a professional studies degree from Mannes College of Music, located in New York City. She is thankful to have had the opportunity of studying with some of the leading educators, as well as performers, in Europe as well as the U.S. Which include Thomas Stacy (English Horn, New York Philharmonic Orchestra), Ms. Elaine Douvas (Principal Oboist, Metropolitan Opera), Mr. Richard Dallessio (New Jersey Symphonic Orchestra), Manfred Kautzky (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra), Klaus Lienbacher
(Vienna Symphonic Orchestra)