Last fall, I spoke with Aaron Dworkin, who, at that time was Dean for the University of Michigan's College of Fine Arts. Though he has since stepped down from this position, Aaron Dworkin has still maintained an active hand in the cultivation of 21st century musicians. Dworkin is founder of The Sphinx Organization, a Detroit-based national organization dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts. Sphinx was founded by Dworkin while he was an undergraduate student at the University of Michigan. Its primary aim is to to address the stark under-representation of people of color in classical music.
Though I did not ask Mr. Dworkin as many questions as I would have liked about Sphinx, I did ask him his thoughts about concert collaboration and presentation, as well as how millennial musicians should prepare for a career in music.Read More