Anoush Pogossian

Anoush Pogossian, clarinet (Glendale, CA) is currently attending Columbia University and The Juilliard School, studying with Alan Kay while pursuing a B.A. in Psychology. A 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, Anoush was selected as a finalist in Juilliard’s 2022 Clarinet Concerto Competition, and also as Grand Prize winner of The Music Center’s 2020 “Spotlight” Awards in her hometown, Los Angeles. Anoush was a 2022 Norfolk Chamber Music Fellow, and has also participated in festivals including Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra of the USA and Yellow Barn’s Young Artists Program. During the pandemic, she and her family of fellow classical musicians premiered several works in a series of online concerts supporting organizations including Music for Food and The Midnight Mission in LA. In her studies at Columbia, she is particularly interested in neuropsychological mechanisms of learning and perception. Anoush’s previous teachers include Michael Yoshimi and Michele Zukovsky. Previous Young Artists Program participant (2018, 2019)