Koroush has received numerous awards for his performances and compositions. His CD album, ‘Peaceful Planet’ was awarded the Best Solo Instrumental Album of the Year among 10,000 albums from 85 countries in the Just Plain Folks International Contest of 2004. His CD was also selected as the winner of spring’s contest by jurors of 2003 Call to Arts Festival in the category of Aesthetics and Harmony.
In December 2004, Kourosh received the L.A. Treasures Award from the California Traditional Music Society and the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department. In Spring 2003, he was selected as a member of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission's Musicians Roster. Kourosh also became one of the 2003 Finalists in USA song writing Competition in the World Music Category.
Kourosh moved to the U.S. in 2002. He has since become the first Persian Santour player who plays Chromatic Santour with symphony orchestras in the U.S. He has played some of his original concertos for Santour and Orchestra with the MESTO orchestra, the MESTO Chamber Orchestra and the Valley Symphony Orchestra.