Presented by Mesa Arts Center


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The Sphinx Competition is a national competition offering young Black and Latinx classical string players a chance to compete under the guidance of a renowned panel of judges and to perform with and receive mentorship from established professional musicians. For 2022, Kebra-Seyoun Charles, double bass, is the Senior Division winner and Jonathan Okseniuk, violin, is the Junior division winner. Both will perform at Mesa Arts Center as part of the Classical Music Inside Out series.


Classical Music Inside Out is under the artistic direction of GRAMMY® Award-winning Cellist Zuill Bailey. Zuill Bailey is underwritten by Bill Passey and Maria Silva. Educational support for Classical Music Inside Out provided by the Gloria Miner Charitable Music Foundation.