Harpist, Monica Hargrave Harpist, Monica Hargrave performs for Lyceum Series
Kesha Williams February 07, 2007
Elizabeth City State University presents Monica Hargrave, an acclaimed harpist, as
a guest performer for the Lyceum Series at 7 p.m. on February 16 in the Robinson Auditorium
of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center.
Hargrave boasts a repertoire that includes classical music, Broadway hits, jazz, pop
music and the sacred works. Hargrave earned a Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance
from Indiana University School of Music and a Master of Arts in Music from the Interdenominational
Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Hargrave has recorded three CDs, "Divine Time,"
"Divine Season," and "Harp to Heart."
Currently, Hargrave serves as the principal harpist with the Albany (Georgia) and
Gainesville (Georgia) Symphony orchestras. She has also performed frequently with
the additional Georgia symphonies: Greenville, Macon and Columbus. Over the years,
Hargrave has accompanied some of America's most celebrated recording artists - Natalie
Cole, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, and Johnny Mathis.
The Lyceum Series is provided by the university for the community's cultural enrichment.
There is no admission fee. For more information, please call the ECSU Office of University
Relations & Marketing, 252-335-3686.