Thursday, October 21, 2010

Macomb Community College: 'Breaking the Sound Barrier: The Sphinx Organization and Classical Music'

[Aaron P. Dworkin (b. 1970), Founder and President of Sphinx Organization is profiled at]

Macomb Community College
Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Location: Center Campus, Lorenzo Cultural Center
Time: 1:00 pm
Phone: 586.445.7348

Aaron P. Dworkin, founder and president of the Sphinx Organization, shares his personal history related to music and diversity, and the work of Sphinx-the leading U.S. arts organization that focuses on youth development and diversity in classical music.

Sphinx Chamber Orchestra, Harlem Quartet & Elena Urioste, Violin in a performance at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts - TICKET REQUIRED
The acclaimed Sphinx Chamber Orchestra, composed of the top alumni of the national Sphinx
Competition for young black and Latino string players, will be joined by the Harlem Quartet, an ensemble of the first-place Laureates of the Sphinx Competition, and violin soloist Elena Urioste in concert, featuring music by Sibelius, Prokofiev, Dvorak and Strayhorn.

“Sphinx musicians play so fiercely, and with so much energy and intelligence, that it is extremely powerful.”—Roberta Flack, Songstress

Fri. Oct. 22, 7:30pm
Gold Circle $30, House $25, $15 Children 12 & under
$5 Discount Per Ticket for: Seniors (55+), Military, Students and Macomb Community College Staff (with valid ID).

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