Ever since Naomi Atherton won the Brass final of BBC Young Musician 1984, she has been in constant demand as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral member.

Currently, Naomi holds posts as Principal Horn of Manchester Camerata, the Northern Chamber Orchestra, and as a member of the Sheffield based chamber group Ensemble 360.

Naomi’s solo career has included appearances with the BBC Philharmonic and Ulster orchestras and the Manchester Camerata, with whom she recently gave a live BBC broadcast of Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings with James Gilchrist, conducted by Douglas Boyd. Naomi has appeared as a guest principal horn with many of Britain’s leading orchestras, including the Royal Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Scottish Chamber Orchestras.

As a chamber musician, she has partnered the Danel and Elias and Doric Quartets and has appeared at the Edinburgh, Bath, Cheltenham and festivals and at the BBC Proms.