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Sphinx Competition Encourages Young Minority Musicians

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Sphinx Competition Encourages Young Minority Musicians

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Sphinx Competition Encourages Young Minority Musicians

Sphinx Competition Encourages Young Minority Musicians

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Established five years ago in Michigan, the Sphinx Competition encourages young Hispanic and African-American string musicians to get involved in the classical music world. Founder and president Aaron Dworkin says American orchestras lack diversity. Celeste Headlee of member station WDET reports.