SPHINX OVERTURE

The Overture program delivers access to music education in Detroit and Flint, Michigan. The Sphinx Organization is proud to partner with select Detroit and Flint public schools and offer free beginning group violin lessons. Enrollment is free and no instrument purchase or rental is required. Sphinx provides instruments and materials to all students.

  • Participants must be currently enrolled in one of the following Detroit or Flint schools:
    • Maybury Elementary School
    • Samuel Gompers Elementary-Middle School
    • Detroit Community Schools – Elementary
    • Flint Public Schools – Elementary
  • Participants must be in the 2nd or 3rd grade
  • Enrolled students agree to participate for the entire program
    September through May

Application forms can be obtained through the Sphinx Organization (contact info below)

  • Fill out the form
  • Hand it to your music teacher, the school front office,
    or mail it to the Sphinx offices:

Sphinx Organization
Attn: Sphinx Overture Application
400 Renaissance Center, Suite 2550
Detroit, MI 48243

For more information, please contact Xavier Verna, Director of Education at
313-877-9100 x719 or Xavier@SphinxMusic.org

For more information, please contact:

Xavier Verna
313-877-9100 ext 719
Xavier@SphinxMusic.org

I like playing the violin because it is fun and I get to play and learn on an instrument that I actually like.

Jasmine

Overture Student

2016 – 2017 OVERTURE FACULTY

DETROIT OVERTURE
Leslie DeShazor
Lisa Tarzia
Vanessa Kestner
Grace Kim
Ashley Nelson
Erin Zucniewicz

FLINT OVERTURE
Tracy Dunlop
Kristina Willey
Erin Zuchniewicz

 

Instructor Leslie Deshazor and her violin students during a Detroit Overture session. Photo: Amy Kuhl

CONTACT US

Sphinx Organization
400 Renaissance Ctr Ste 2550
Detroit MI 48243
ph: 313-877-9100
fax: 313-887-0164
info@sphinxmusic.org

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