Anoush Pogossian

Anoush Pogossian, clarinet (Los Angeles, CA), studies with Michael Yoshimi at the Colburn School as well as with Michele Zukovsky. A 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholar in Art nominee, she will be touring Europe this summer as a member of the National Youth Orchestra (NYO-USA) under Sir Antonio Pappano. In the summer of 2018, she performed as principal clarinet of the National Youth Orchestra 2 (NYO2) in Carnegie Hall and the New World Center under Maestro Carlos Miguel Prieto, and was also principal clarinet of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra in 2017. She was featured on NPR's From the Top in Boston this past March with hosts Leila Josefowicz and Michelle Cann, and she participated in the National YoungArts Week 2018 as well as the Music Center Spotlight Competition Finals in 2018 and 2019. She has worked with Yehuda Gilad, Stephen Williamson, Ricardo Morales, Boris Allakhverdyan, Anton Rist, Burt Hara, and Mark Nuccio. Raised in a family of professional musicians, Anoush has performed with them at various fundraising events for Music for Food and the Dilijan Chamber Music Series, and in Lou Harrison’s house in Joshua Tree in a concert to commemorate the centennial of the Armenian Genocide. Previous Yellow Barn Young Artists Musician participant (2018)