The Sphinx Performance Academy (SPA) is a full-scholarship intensive chamber music and solo performance program designed for aspiring Black and Latino string players, ages 12-17.

Sphinx is proud to have the Cleveland Institute of Music join Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts as a new home to the SPA.
The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12, 2017. To Apply, visit

SPA @ Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL
June 30 - July 14

SPA @ Cleveland Institute of Music in Cleveland, OH
July 23 - August 6

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