Sphinx Competition, which will take place January 24-27 in Detroit, Michigan. They include:Semi-finalists have been announced in the 27th Annual
Junior Division Semi-Finalists (ages 17 and under):
Senior Division Semi-Finalists (ages 18 to 30):
The Sphinx Competition is a national competition offering young Black and Latinx classical string players a chance to compete under the guidance of an internationally renowned panel of judges and to perform with and receive mentorship from established professional musicians. This year's jury will include Joseph Conyers, Randall Goosby, Alasdair Tait, George Taylor, Elena Urioste, Seth Parker Woods and John Zion.
Finalists in both divisions have the opportunity to perform with the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra, the unique all Black and Latinx orchestra comprised of top professionals from around the country, and compete for a total of nearly $100,000 in prizes, including the top Robert Frederick Smith Prize.
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