Anoush Pogossian, clarinet (Glendale, CA), studies with Michael Yoshimi at the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts, where she is a member of the Ed and Mari Edelman Honors Chamber Music Institute. She has toured throughout Europe and the United States as a member of Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra (NYO-USA) under Sir Antonio Pappano, performing as Principal Clarinet in Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie, and Seiji Ozawa Hall, and she will be returning for the orchestra’s 2020 North American tour. She performed with Leila Josefowicz on NPR’s “From the Top”, and her recognition as a YoungArts finalist and participation in National YoungArts Week led to her nomination to be a U.S. Presidential Scholar in Art. She has worked with Yehuda Gilad, Stephen Williamson, Ricardo Morales, Boris Allakhverdyan, Anton Rist, Burt Hara, Alan Kay, and Mark Nuccio, and performed under Karina Canellakis, James Conlon, Christian Macelaru, Carlos Miguel Prieto, Carlos Izcaray, and JoAnn Falletta. Raised in a family of professional musicians, Anoush has performed with her parents and siblings in a variety of fundraising events for Music for Food, Dilijan Chamber Music Series, Lark Musical Society, and in Lou Harrison’s home in Joshua Tree, CA, at a commemoration concert for the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide.
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