On February 3, I head to Detroit, Michigan, to meet my super cool student, Nicholas Abrahams! Nicholas is a semi-finalist in the 2016 Sphinx Competition! Nicholas and I had a blast together, exploring the competition, meeting the other contestants, and practicing for 8 hours!! Although Nicholas didn’t place this year, it was a wonderful experience and it is a huge honor to be a laureate of this amazing competition. I know we will be back!