Saturday, November 2, 2019

Sphinx Organization Monthly News - November 2019

The Sphinx Virtuosi wrapped up 
their Fall 2019 For Justice and 
Peace tour and will return in 
February for Winter 2020. 

For bookings in the 20/21 
season, please contact MKI 

The 2019/20 Sphinx Virtuosi 
National Tour is made possible 
with the generous support of 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. and 
Robert F. Smith, with additional 
support from Aetna and 
National Endowment for the 
Arts/Art Works.

Be a part of the 
epicenter for artists 
and leaders in 
diversity, February 6 
- 8, 2020 in Detroit.

The Sphinx Venture Fund 
aims to fund highly 
impactful programs 
affecting extensive and 
measurable positive 
change. Through 
competitive grants, SVF 
will catalyze initiatives 
designed to solve a 
challenge or an issue 
related to DE&I in the 
sphere of the performing 
arts, with an emphasis 
on classical music. 

Gain valuable arts 
administration experience 
while assisting with 
SphinxConnect or the 
Annual Sphinx Competition. 
Liaisons work directly with 
Senior Director of Arts 
Leadership and Chief of 
Artist Engagement to aid 
with day to day operation 
of the programs.

Dates: February 4 – 8, 
2020 in Detroit, MI  

2018 Sphinx Medal of 
Excellence recipient J'Nai 
Bridges, mezzo-soprano, 
will make her 
debut this season as 
Nefertiti in Akhnaten.

(Photo: Kevin Kennedy)

November 12 - 16
Nygel Witherspoon and 
Rubén RengelNew 
Jersey Symphony

November 21 and 22

NAAS Corner

The National Alliance for 
Audition Support is 
excited to have 70 
orchestra partners this 
year! For a complete list 
of partners please view 
the NAAS page.

Applications for NAAS 
grants are now live 
through a new platform. 

The NAAS is building 
a national database 
of professional Black 
and Latinx musicians. 
Our aim is two-fold: 
1) create a 
centralized directory 
of musicians and 2) 
connect musicians of 
color with orchestras 
and other artistic 
institutions for 

Job Opportunities

Charlotte Symphony
Deadline: November 1, 

Ann Arbor 
Symphony Orchestra
Deadline: November 
15, 2019

Detroit Symphony 
Deadline: December 
1, 2019

North Carolina 
Deadline: December 
1, 2019

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