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Sphinx Organization Announces $250,000 Black & Latino Grant Recipients

The Sphinx Organization, a US non-profit organization dedicated to the development of young American Black and Latino classical musicians, has today announced the 13 recipients of the 2014 Inaugural Mpower Artist Grants.

Ana Lucía Galarza, $37,000 - To attend The City College of New York, private coachings, and lessons at The Factory Underground Studios.

Angelica Durrell. $25,000 - To expand reach and multiply the impact of the INTAKE Organization.

Annelle Gregory, $4,000 - To attend the 2014 California International Music Festival in Germany.

Alexander Cox, $3,000 - To attend the Sitka Cello Symposium with International Artist, Zuill Bailey and pedagogue, Dr. Melissa Kraut.

Carl St. Jacques, $15,000 - To purchase a viola made by Paul Knorr, one of the leading German makers of the early 20th century.

Eric Thompson, $32,000 - To purchase a bass by Christopher Threlkeld-Wiegand of Heartland String Bass Shop.

Gregorio Lopes, $3,500 - To attend the Domaine Forget Summer Music Festival and to purchase a viola bow.

Isabel Escalante, $17,000 - To attend the Longy School of Music Master of Arts in Teaching Program.

Jessie Montgomery, $30,000 - To record a debut album, which will include several of her most recent compositions for string quartet and string orchestra.

Lecolion Washington, $27,000 - To embark on an international concert tour including South Africa, Portugal, Austria, Sweden, and others.

Lisa Muci, $7,000 - To attend the Harvard Graduate School of Education Project Zero.

Melissa White, $21,000 - To purchase a violin by award-winning instrument-maker, Ryan Soltis.

Rosalyn Story, $40,000 - To present a semi-staged performance of Wading Home, an Opera of New Orleans, and based on her book Wading Home; a novel of New Orleans.

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