Sphinx Organization’s $4 Million Boost for Black and Latino Musicians

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The Sphinx Organization, a US non-profit organization dedicated to the development of young American Black and Latino classical musicians, has today announced its single largest financial endowment from a single donor in history.

The $4 Million anonymous gift will be used to significantly increase the organization’s scholarship and outreach programs.

The annual Sphinx Competition‘s senior prize money will this year be increased to $50,000, $20,000 and $10,000 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes.

The 2014 Sphinx Competition will be held in Detroit from the 19-23 February – previous 1st prize winners include VC ‘Young Artist’ Elena Urioste.

Photo Credit: Elena Urioste

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