Lydia Cleaver with Cass Tech Harp and Vocal Ensemble


lydia-cleaverThe famed Cass Tech Harp and Vocal Ensemble celebrated its 90th Anniversary with a benefit concert on Friday, Nov. 18. The ensemble is now under the direction of Lydia Cleaver, who was featured in a radio interview  with WDET’s Jerome Vaughn. “The legacy has been carried from one generation to the next by instructors who have been a part of the program,” says Cleaver, who began harp studies with former director Pat Terry Ross while attending Cass Tech.

Read our interview with Pat Terry Ross in the January-February 1996 issue of Harp Column. Help the group now by donating to their Go Fund Me campaign.

Watch the Cass Tech Harp and Vocal Ensemble in a performance from April, 2012:


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