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The Compulsive Lyres is a co-ed, self-directed a cappella group from the University of Michigan. In 2002, the Lyres became the first group from Michigan to win the largest collegiate a cappella championship in the country – the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella – and they remain the only group from Michigan to hold this honor.The Lyres have also made other appearances on the national level, performing on live television with “The Today Show”, and they were featured on the 2002 “Best of Collegiate A Cappella” CD.

The Lyres’ success as an a cappella group, however, did not end in 2002 – the exciting and unique opportunities offered by membership in the Lyres have continued to this day. Just last year, they performed in front of thousands at the New Student Convocation in Crisler Arena, and were asked by artist Ben Folds to open for his live show in the Michigan Theater.

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Winter Concert: Lyres and Clark!

Posted by A Compulsive Lyre

Our winter concert is finally approaching! Saturday April 19th at 7:30 pm in 1324 East Hall.

Delve into America’s rich history as the Compulsive Lyres take you on a majestical journey with their Winter Concert, Lyres and Clark! Featuring the ever-lovely Aca-gawea, Paul Bunyan and his trusty companion, Bae the Blue Ox, and many more of your favorite historical figures. The Compulsive Lyres are sure to wow audiences with their always beautiful music, and always terrible puns.

Say you’re attending on Facebook, and buy your tickets online today! If you’d rather, you can always buy your tickets from your favorite Compulsive Lyre, but be sure to buy soon – tickets will be more expensive at the door. You would be remiss to miss this historical treasure that the Lyres have created!

Posted on Monday, April 7th | News | Comments Off