(Bio as of September 2018)
Anna Namjoom maintains a diverse performing and teaching career. She performs frequently with orchestras throughout the Chicagoland area and the Midwest including the Grant Park Symphony, Chicago Philharmonic and Skylight Opera. Najoom is a member of the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, having appeared at some of the most prominent venues in Chicago including Symphony Center, Auditorium Theater and Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. With the Sapphire Woodwind Quintet, Najoom performed a live recital on WFMT 98.7 FM as part of the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series. Najoom is a music educator and serves on the faculty of the Merit School of Music and maintains a private teaching studio. She earned a Master’s of music in clarinet performance from the University of Minnesota, and a bachelor of music degree from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI.