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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Music Organizations

Sphinx Organization

Mission: "National organization dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts."

Location: Detroit, Michigan

Socials: @sphinxorg

Colors of Classical Music

Mission: "Sharing BIPOC western classical music stories & looking towards a more inclusive/representative future."

Socials: @colorsofclassicalmusic

Castle of Our Skins

Mission: "Born out of the desire to foster cultural curiosity, Castle of our Skins celebrates Black artistry through music."

Socials: @castleskins

Black Opera Alliance

Mission: "We empower Black classical artists and administrators by exposing racial inequity and the under-representation of the African diaspora in opera."

Socials: @blackoperaalliance


Mission: "Coalition of classical musicians who protest injustices & raise awareness through benefit performances."

Socials: @protestra_

Lift Up Our Voices

Mission: "The Lift Up Our Voices Scholarship focuses on broadening the number of female-identifying students and persons of color in music composition."

Socials: @liftupourvoices

The Major Lift

Mission: Chicago nonprofit passionate about helping people find positivity and resilience through songwriting and vulnerability."

Socials: @findthelift

Live Music Project

Mission: "Growing community and audience for classical music. Access to the arts begins with access to information about the arts!"

Socials: @livemusicproject

Black Classical Music Educators

Mission: "An online space designed to connect parents and students with Black classical music educators."

Socials: @blackclassicalmusiceducators

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