Nigerian Violinist Clintonic Strings is a fantastic performer and one of the most talented young violinists in the country. In his last visit to our studio, the singer serenaded our ears with this beautiful piece titled “What Is A Youth”. Listen to the beautiful rendition below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZgY4HMYcRg
The Asaph Choir is a choir made up of young and talented singers who are eager to show off their musical skills to the admiration of all. Check out their performance of the song ‘Obulu Jesu’ below.
British Nigerian composer and multi-instrumentalist, Tunde Jegede brings a new vision to contemporary African and Western classical music. He plays the kora and cello to create a fusion of sounds. He is also the founder of Nok orchestra based in Nigeria, as he explains in this BBC Africa One Minute Story.
MFM UK’s Shalom Chorale has won the BBC Song of Praise Gospel Choir of The Year 2018. The Chorale group which receives the bountiful support of Dr D.K Olukoya, the General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries wrestled alongside various choirs to clinch the first position. The annual event organized by the British…Continue Reading “MFM’s Shalom Chorale Wins The BBC Song of Praise Gospel Choir of The Year 2018”
I recently came across a choir sing the very popular piece ‘Zadok The Priest’ by G.F Handel. The Gramophone Chorus Ghana gave a special rendition of the popular song with a bit of a native twist. Check out the video below and give your opinion on the piece in the comment section.
Our Choral Hub feature for the month is of Music Director Daniel Etim. Daniel who has spent years as a classical musician is the director of the Asaph choir. A choir made up of young singers between the ages of 16-22. In our interview with him, he speaks extensively about his career as a music…Continue Reading “Music Director Daniel Etim Speaks On His Journey As Director Of The Asaph Choir”
Are you a soprano who is interested in exploring the operatic side of classical music? If so here is a video from vocal trainer Freya Casey to give you a simple break down to starting your journey in the world of Opera. Check out the video below.
The guys over at CMUSE put together a short piece about a few composers people who are just getting to know about Nigerian classical music should get acquainted with. Check out their list below and tell us if you agree with them in the comment section. Via CMUSE With a population of 184 million, Nigeria…Continue Reading “5 Nigerian Composers A Novice To Nigerian Classical Music Should Pay Attention To”
Pretty Yende’s rendition of ‘Panis Angelicus is clean, crisp and a delight to listen to. Careful now, watching the video below is sure going to gaurantee an addiction to this classical music goddess. Watch Africa’s classical music diva below.
Hello guys! ready for some good warm-ups for that classical music performance? Here’s a good warm-up that you can add to your vocal warm-up routine. Check out the video by Mary Z of Voice Hack below.