Afa Dworkin as #Young Audiences conference speaker

by NPU — 2017-08-29

We are thrilled to announce that one of the most prominent American music personalities, President and the Artistic director of Sphinx Detroit Afa Dworkin will be joining the #Young Audiences themed NPU Conference 2017 meets Arts & Audiences. 

Being praised for developing a comprehensive national roster of musicians of colour and launching partnerships with over 100 partners worldwide, Afa Dworkin will be sharing the story of Sphinx – organization that has ´question of diversity as well as audience development in its DNA´. 

With strong emphasis on diversity, as articulated in Sphinx motto ´Transforming Lives Through the Power of Diversity´, Afa Dworkin will reveal how they are creating a (inter)national impact within the current state of arts in the United States. 

Afa Dworkin was named one of Musical America´s top 30 Influencers and is a recipient of Kennedy Center Human Spirit Award and Detroit Crain’s 40 Under 40.

A pupil of the former Soviet conservatory training, Afa Dworkin graduated with High Honors from the University of Michigan with Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Violin Performance. 

You can read more about Sphinx Organization on the following link.