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Naomi Crellin is a singer and pianist from Adelaide, South Australia.


Crellin graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Voice from the Elder Conservatorium – University of Adelaide and has been a member of many choirs, orchestras and ensembles throughout her career.

In addition, Naomi has played a wide range of musical instruments including piano, cello and oboe. A founding member of two vocal groups in Adelaide, including Pure Harmony with Sally Cameron and Joy Hague, Naomi has produced CDs for both groups and toured widely both within Australia and in Europe. She won the Young Australian Composer of the Year Award (1996) and Best Undergraduate Vocalist Award (2001) from the Elder Conservatorium. Naomi has also studied voice, conducting, piano and jazz ballet, and has taught piano, vocal and choral students for several years.

After joining The Idea Of North in early 2002, Naomi quickly became a significant contributor to the group's repertoire through her writing and arranging and has also utilised her extensive choral training and experience in taking a major responsibility for managing the group's rehearsals and educational activities. Since becoming a member of the group, Naomi has travelled widely on all overseas tours and having spent a number of years studying the German language.