Anoush Pogossian

Anoush Pogossian, clarinet (Los Angeles, CA), is in her first year at Columbia University and The Juilliard School, where she studies under the tutelage of clarinetist Alan Kay. Named a 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts through her recognition as a National YoungArts Foundation Finalist in 2018, Anoush was selected as a Grand Prize winner of the Music Center’s 2020 Spotlight Awards, and previously performed on NPR's "From the Top" show with violinist Leila Josefowicz and pianist Michelle Cann. In 2019, she toured throughout Europe and the United States as a member of Carnegie Hall’s 2019 National Youth Orchestra (NYO-USA) under the baton of Sir Antonio Pappano, performing as Principal Clarinet in Richard Strauss’ Eine Alpensinfonie in Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Hamburg Elbphilharmonie, and Seiji Ozawa Hall. Anoush previously studied with Michael Yoshimi at the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts, where she was a member of the Ed and Mari Edelman Honors Chamber Music Institute. Raised in a family of professional musicians, she has regularly performed with her parents and siblings in a variety of events for Music for Food, Dilijan Chamber Music Series, and Lark Musical Society. Previous Young Artists Program participant (2018, 2019)