Sphinx Organization 2022 MPower Artist Grant Recipients Announced

The grants are aimed to empower the careers of alumni of the multiple Sphinx initiatives

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The Sphinx Organization is a U.S.-based non-profit organization dedicated to diversifying the arts and supporting Black and Latino classical musicians.

Its MPower Artist Grant is a competitive scholarship with an award that ranges from $1,000 to an average of $10,000. The recipients applied with a particular project, illustrating its impact or service to the community.

The grant is designed for alumni of the Sphinx Competition, Sphinx Symphony, Sphinx Virtuosi, Sphinx Performance Academy, Sphinx Medals of Excellence, Sphinx LEAD, and EXIGENCE.

This year's recipients are:

  • Maia Aramburú

  • Maureen Conlon-Gutierrez

  • Austin Cruz

  • Karla Donehew Perez

  • David Jackson

  • Francisco Joubert Bernard

  • Alex Laing

  • Will Liverman

  • Jannina Norpoth

  • Cyrano Jett Rosentrater

  • Simone Seales

  • Valeria Serrano

  • Kenneth Thompkins

  • Dr. Ciyadh Wells

To learn more about the recipients, click here.