From January 26 to 28, the Sphinx Organization in Detroit will present SphinxConnect 2023, which brings together musicians, industry leaders, educators, funders, diversity advocates, and administrators for the largest event dedicated to diversity and inclusion in classical music. SphinxConnect offers in-person and virtual registration; the in-person conference takes place at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center, and all panels and plenaries will live-streamed. Speakers include composers Valerie Coleman, Jessie Montgomery, Carlos Simon, and Curtis Stewart; Danielle Allen, senior director of Education and Community Engagement, Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center, Inc.; Mark Hanson, president and CEO, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Terell Johnson, executive director, Chicago Philharmonic; Melissa Ngan, president and CEO, American Composers Orchestra; and Joseph Young, music director/artistic director, Berkeley Symphony/Peabody Conservatory. Learn more and register at