Afa Sadykhly

Afa Sadykhly

Afa Sadykhly is Music Director of The Sphinx Organization, and oversees all artistic affairs, curricular design, and the artistic content of all programs. Ms. Sadykhly also serves as the editor for The Quarter Note, Sphinx's quarterly newsletter. She has appeared as a speaker and presenter at national conferences, including the National Association for Schools of Music, the American Symphony Orchestra League, Americans for the Arts, and others. Ms. Sadykhly has also participated as an orchestra grant review panelist for the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

Most recently, she participated in the discussion panel hosted by Surdna Foundation on the topic of alumni tracking in educational institutions. She graduated with High Honors from the University of Michigan with Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Violin Performance. She has previously served on the faculty of Clarkston Community Conservatory in Southeast Michigan and was a member of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.

In addition to extensive teaching experience, she has performed with several symphony orchestras and chamber groups in Russia, Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Austria and the United States. She also has international corporate experience, having previously served as an Executive Assistant at ARCO, The International Oil and Gas Company in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Discussion Panels with Afa Sadykhly:

Diversifying the Symphony
2/26/07 - 3/2/07