Anoush Pogossian

Anoush Pogossian, clarinet (Glendale, CA), attends Verdugo Academy, and studies with Michele Zukovsky and Michael Yoshimi at the Colburn School. She has played for Yehuda Gilad, Stephen Williamson, Boris Allakhverdyan, Anton Rist, David Howard, Burt Hara, and Daniel Silver. She participated in the National YoungArts Week as a first place-winner and finalist, where she performed in the New World Center. She was a National Finalist in the MTNA Junior Woodwind Competition, and was Principal Clarinetist for LA Opera’s production of The Festival Play of Daniel in the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels under James Conlon. She was principal clarinetist of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra at the Interlochen Arts Camp, where she was a recipient of the Maddy Summer Artist Award. Raised in a family of professional musicians, Anoush has performed with her parents and siblings in fundraising events for Music for Food, Dilijan Chamber Music Series, Lark Musical Society, and in Lou Harrison’s house at a commemoration concert for the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide.