Testimonials & Quotes

What people are saying...






“Classical Music Across Cultures appears to be just the push that is needed to infuse energy and excitement to children aspiring to be musicians.”

Carl Walton
USPS Communications Director (Greensboro District) and son of jazz pianist Cedar Walton

“The Sphinx Organization has been at the forefront of not only being ambassadors for diversity in classical music, but also thriving as one of the few organizations that understand and take action in utilizing music as a way to challenge individuals to think critically, which in effect develops stronger communities.”

Keith Miller
UNCG Doctoral Student, Bassist, Composer and Sphinx Alum

“Thanks Mrs. Marta Richardson for helping me develop a love for all types of music!! I’ve learned through you that classical music helps develop brain areas involved in language and reasoning. Through music study, students learn the value of sustained effort to achieve excellence and the concrete rewards of hard work.”

Beverly McCoy
Former Viola Student and Operating Room RN at Wesley Long Hospital

“Marta, both you and your style of playing have been such an inspiration to me over the years … This looks like a really great program.”

Tom Flakoll
Violinist, Music for the Heart

“PLEASE help Marta bring this amazing experience to Greensboro this fall! You can help this dream become reality by making a tax-deductible donation … This will be a life-changing experience to MANY Guilford County School students!!!”

Barbara Koenig
Longtime Fan & Supporter

“What I remember most is Marta always encouraged us to do our VERY best!”

Stephanie Bennett
Former Student