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2/14/23: American Black Journal – Black History Month at The Wright, Sphinx Organization 25th anniversary, Sphinx Competition 2023

“American Black Journal” shares the events being held at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History for Black History Month. The show explores how the Sphinx Organization has empowered minority classical string players and has diversified classical music. Plus, hear a performance from Sphinx Competition 2023 senior division winner, violinist Njioma Grevious.

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1/13/19: American Black Journal – Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit / Sphinx Organization

In the next American Black Journal, the Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit welcomes a $1 million gift from Jeffrey Seller, a Michigan native and producer of “Hamilton.” We’ll talk about how the money will benefit the organization in its mission to empower young people through the performing arts. Plus, the 2019 Sphinx Competition Finals Concert is coming up next month. We’ll get the details on this year’s event and how the organization is transforming lives through diversity in the arts. And, we’re treated to an in-studio performance by a Sphinx musician. Don’t miss American Black Journal on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and again on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on Detroit Public TV, WTVS-Channel 56.

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Violinist Nathan Amaral takes home first place in Sphinx Competition Senior Division

Violinist Nathan Amaral, a 28-year-old from Rio de Janeiro, has won the senior division of the 27th annual Sphinx Finals Competition. As the winner, Amaral receives the Robert Frederick Smith Prize, a $50,000 award, and the opportunity to perform with several major orchestras across the nation. Watch Amaral’s first-place performance, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Concerto for Violin in G minor.

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