Anoush Pogossian

Anoush Pogossian, clarinet (Glendale, CA), is currently pursuing her Masters of Music at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Alan R. Kay, with whom she studied while completing her undergraduate studies in Psychology at Columbia University. A 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, Anoush was recently selected as a semifinalist in the 2024 Concert Artists Guild Louis and Susan Meisel Competition. She was also a finalist in Juilliard’s 2022 Clarinet Concerto Competition, and Grand Prize winner of The Music Center’s 2020 “Spotlight” Awards in her hometown, Los Angeles. She has participated in festivals including the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Sebago-Long Lake Chamber Music Festival, National Youth Orchestra of the USA, and Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music. At Juilliard, Anoush is a Morse Teaching Artist Fellow through the Office of Community Engagement, a mentorship program in which she teaches at partner K-12 NYC public schools. Through her psychology studies, she is particularly interested in neuropsychological mechanisms of learning and perception, and how they relate to music processing and education. Anoush’s previous teachers include Michael Yoshimi and Michele Zukovsky. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2023) and Young Artists Program participant (2018, 2019)