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Ilmar Gavilán, violin
Melissa White, violin
Juan-Miguel Hernandez, viola
Desmond Neysmith, cello

The Harlem Quartet is an ensemble comprising First-Place Laureates of the Sphinx Competition for young Black and Latino string-players. Its mission is to advance diversity in classical music while engaging young and new audiences through the discovery and presentation of varied repertoire, highlighting works by minority composers. The quartet is featured annually during the national Sphinx Chamber Orchestra Tour. In 2009 the Quartet performed by invitation with Itzhak Perlman at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, made their London début, were featured on the Today Show and gave two performances at the White House. The group has been featured on WNBC, CNN, in addition to past and future collaborations with Paul Katz, Carter Brey and Misha Dichter. Harlem Quartet, a Sphinx ensemble, is managed by Sciolino Artist Management (SAM) of New York City.

Photos courtesy of Jeffrey Hornstein

Role: Ensemble 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
Orchestral, Concertos
PISTON, W.: String Quartets Nos. 1, 3 and 5 (Harlem Quartet) Naxos
Chamber Music

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