The Peabody Post

Sphinx Medal of Excellence for McGill

Faculty artist Anthony McGill, clarinet, was one of three recipients of the inaugural Sphinx Medals of Excellence, honoring young black and Latino leaders in classical music. The awards were given on Mar. 15 at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. Peabody Preparatory alumnus Aaron P. Dworkin founded the Sphinx Organization to help overcome the cultural stereotype of classical music and to encourage the participation of blacks and Latinos.

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