Naomi Sato (Tokyo Japan 1975) graduated from the saxophone class of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in 1998. She finished 2nd phase saxophone studying at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in 2002.
She studied improvisation and composition at Conservatorium van Amsterdam.
Naomi is the Semi Finalist of the 2nd International Adolphe Sax Concours in Dinant(1998), and the 3rd prize winner of Saxophonewettbewerb Gustav Bunke in Hannover(1999). She studied the saxophone with Nobuya Sugawa(Tokyo), Arno Bornkamp(Amsterdam) and Claude Delangle(Paris).
She had played with Philharmonic Orchestra of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music(Tokyo, Japan), Orcketre de lfAcademie europeenne de musique with Pierre Boulez (Aix-en Provence, Fronce), Ensemble Lucilin (Luxembourg), het Residentie Orkest(The Hague, Netherlands), het Ives Ensemble(Zaandam,Netherlands).
She studied the Sho with Ko Ishikawa at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. She is collaborated with many composers and played with Teo Loevendie (composer, saxophone), Harry Starreveld(Flute), Merlijn Twaalfhoven(composer, viola), Olivier Sliepen (saxophone), Laura Carmichael (Clarinet), Netherlands Vocaal Laboratorium, and Nieuw Ensemble(Amsterdam, Netherlands). She has given chamber music concerts in Japan, Netherlands, France, Germany, Denmark and Luxembourg with member of her chamber music grope Duo X Project, improvisation trio Karooshi(Sax, Harp, Contra Bass), and Vlinder Vangers( sho + electronics). And she gave lecture concerts about eMusic scene in Amsterdam through Japanese traditional musicf in Conservatorium van Amsterdam(2000), North Eastern University(2005) and UM Dartmouth(2005).