DeLashea S.

Executive and Artistic Director
Detroit, MI, USA


DeLashea Strawder, Mosaic's Executive and Artistic Director, has devoted her skill and leadership to inspire and incite a new generation of leaders and advocates for the arts for over a decade. Equally grounded in artistic excellence and arts education Strawder is a sought after conductor, clinician and speaker. A champion of arts and culture and its' inherent ability to motivate, empower and mobilize, she is a graduate of Leadership Detroit XLI (2020) and has been recognized for her leadership and community impact as a Comcast 20 under 30 (2011), Detroit Pistons Come Together Foundation Impact Award (2013) and Michigan Chronicle 40 under 40 (2017) awardee. Under her leadership Mosaic Singers have won two gold and three silver medals at the World Choir Games, opened for the Sistine Chapel Choir, performed for President Obama and at the Congressional Black Caucus Conference, American Choral Directors Michigan Conference and as the guest chorus for regional performances of Josh Groban's Stages and Bridges Tours.


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