Merit School of Music

Anna Najoom

Faculty: Clarinet


Master of Music in Clarinet Performance from the University of Minnesota
Bachelor of Music degree from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI


Clarinetist Anna Najoom of Chicago maintains a diverse performing and teaching career. She performs frequently with orchestras throughout Chicagoland area and the Midwest including the Chicago Philharmonic, Rockford Symphony 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 passionate music educator serving on the faculty of the Merit School of Music and maintaining a private teaching studio in Park Ridge.