Lina Gonzalez-Granados ’14 MM Earns 2021 Sphinx Medal of Excellence

Lina Gonzalez-Granados tilts her head back while making an emotional gesture and conducting the NEC Philharmonia. Both Lina and the string players in the background are wearing masks.
Lina Gonzalez-Granados conducting the NEC Philharmonia in fall 2020.

Lina Gonzalez-Granados ’14 MM has been honored with a 2021 Sphinx Medal of Excellence. In the words of Abigayl Venman, Senior Director of Leadership at Sphinx:

The Sphinx Medal of Excellence is the highest honor bestowed by the Sphinx Organization, recognizing extraordinary classical Black and Latinx musicians. Along with a $50,000 career grant, Sphinx annually awards the Medals of Excellence to three artists who, early in their career, demonstrate artistic excellence, outstanding work ethic, a spirit of determination, and an ongoing commitment to leadership and their communities.

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