Linđo Folklore Ensemble >Klapas and the orchestra The klapas and the orchestra At the initiative of Stijepo Stražičić, a female vocal group, the nonet, was founded in 1965 as part the Ensemble, for the purposes of performing musical acts between dance performances. It consisted of the members of the Dubrovnik Radio Choir. The leader and conductor of the mixed Dubrovnik Radio Choir was the esteemed Dubrovnik composer Vladimir Berdović and rehearsals were held in the Radio Dubrovnik studio in Pile. The choir brought together high-quality singers and was the centre of Dubrovnik cultural and art life in the sixties and afterwards. Picked out from the numerous members of the choir to sing in the newly established female vocal group were Ivančica Krce, Katica Simoni, Tamara Glavinović, Maja Nodari, Maja Ajduković, Teica Baća, Margit Lenert, Blaženka Trojanović and Ilka Zec.