SPHINX SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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The Sphinx Symphony is the unique all Black and Latino orchestra comprised of top professionals from around the country. This ensemble includes past and current members of the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Met Opera Orchestra, Detroit, Atlanta, Baltimore, Milwaukee, Cincinnati, St. Louis and Puerto Rico Symphonies, as well as faculty members of leading music institutions, including Peabody and New England Conservatories, Harlem School of the Arts, Rutgers University and the University of Michigan. This ensemble fulfills a unique multi-purpose role: its members serve as mentors to our young musicians both on stage and through providing master classes and lectures, in addition to promoting works by Black and Latino composers during the Sphinx Competition Finals Concert.

2018 Guest Conductor
Carlos Miguel Prieto

One of the leading Mexican conductors of his generation and recognized as one of Mexico’s most important cultural leaders, Carlos Miguel Prieto has been music director of the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Mexico since 2007. In 2008 he was named music director of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Minería, a hand-picked orchestra which performs a two month long summer series in Mexico City.

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PAST CONDUCTORS

Sebrina Alfonso – 1999
Leslie B. Dunner – 2002
Anthony Elliott – 2001, 2010, 2013
Guillermo Figueroa – 2004
Paul Freeman – 2005
Andrew Grams – 2015, 2016
Damon Gupton – 2009
Michael Morgan – 1998, 2000, 2011, 2012
Tito Muñoz – 2008
Kay George Roberts – 2003, 2007
Chelsea Tipton II – 2006
Thomas Wilkins – 2017

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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