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Nkeiru Okoye

Director of Music Theory and Composition

State University of New York

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State University of New York

101 Broad Street

Plattsburgh, New York,12901

United States

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The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States, educating nearly 463,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate programs, and more than 1.8 million NYS citizens in professional development and p... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Director of Music Theory and Composition At SUNY New Paltz

SUNY New Paltz


Composer

self employed


Cambridge Symphony Orchestra


Affiliations

Composers Now

Board Member


Radcliffe College

Bunting Fellow


Education

piano

Manhattan School


Bachelor's Degree

composition

Oberlin Conservatory of Music


Doctoral Degree

composition and theory

Rutgers University


MA

composition and theory

Rutgers University


PhD

Rutgers University


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American Opera Projects

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Music and libretto by Nkeiru Okoye
NKEIRU OKOYE Hailed as "achingly beautiful," by the BALTIMORE SUN, compositions by composer Nkeiru Okoye [in KEAR roo oh KOY yeh] have been performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Detroit, Symphony, Virginia Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, New Jersey Symphony and countless regional orchestras. Dr. Okoye is a multitalented polymath who designed the acclaimed "Canbie Collection," a series of multicultural, soft sculpture dolls. She holds degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Rutgers University and currently is director of Music Theory and Composition at the State University of New York at New Paltz. www.nkeiruokoye.com Opera review: "Nkeiru Okoye's Opera in Praise of Harriet Tubman" WORLD PREMIERE Chamber Version of the opera by Nkeiru Okoye Excerpts from the opera by Nkeiru Okoye with Artist Q&A moderated by Terrence McKnight Aria premiere from the opera by Nkeiru Okoye Excerpts from the opera by Nkeiru Okoye Excerpts from the opera by Nkeiru Okoye Excerpts from the opera by Nkeiru Okoye Abridged version of the opera by Nkeiru Okoye Scenes from the opera HARRIET TUBMAN by Nkeiru Okoye Scenes from the opera HARRIET TUBMAN by Nkeiru Okoye Songs of Harriet Tubman (Excerpts) by Nkeiru Okoye Songs of Harriet Tubman (Excerpts) by Nkeiru Okoye Songs of Harriet Tubman (Excerpts) by Nkeiru Okoye Song cycle from the opera HARRIET TUBMAN by Nkeiru Okoye Song cycle from the opera HARRIET TUBMAN by Nkeiru Okoye Song cycle from the opera HARRIET TUBMAN by Nkeiru Okoye


Boards - Composers Now

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Nkeiru Okoye


OPERA America Press Releases

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The recipients are Julia Adolphe for a project to be announced at a later date, Mary Ellen Childs for On Beyond, Emily Doolittle for Jan Tait and the Bear, Nkeiru Okoye for We’ve Got Our Eye On You, Rene Orth for Machine, Elena Ruehr for Crafting the Bonds and Laura Elise Schwendinger for Artemisia.
Nkeiru Okoye, composer: We’ve Got Our Eye On You | Libretto by David Cote Hailed as "sublime" by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, compositions by Nkeiru Okoye have been performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Grand Rapids Symphony, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra and countless regional orchestras. Okoye is a board member of Composers Now. She holds degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Rutgers University. She is the director of music theory and composition at the State University of New York at New Paltz.


Global Interplay Resources

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Nkeiru Okoye
nkeiruokoye@cavtel.net NKEIRU OKOYE Composer, conductor, and performer Nkeiru Okoye has had works programmed by the Virginia, Detroit, New Jersey and Richmond Symphonies. American born of Nigerian and African American heritage, her music draws from an array of idioms ranging from the European Classical tradition to popular music and the cultures of West African and African Americans. Okoye is a frequent guest lecturer on the music of African American composers. She has received many awards and honors for her music, including an ASCAP Foundation Young Composer Award. She received her Bachelor's in Music Composition from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and M.A. and Ph.D. in Music Theory and Composition from Rutgers University. Okoye is currently Assistant Professor of Music at Morgan State University in Baltimore.


Gateways Music Festival :: 2007 Gateways Music Festival

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Rosa Parks | Coretta Scott King | Constance Baker Motley | Shirley Chisholm | Estella Susie Mitchell Adams | Amadi Hummings | Paul Badura-Skoda | Jordan W. Thomas | Mari-Yan Pringle | Nkeiru Okoye | George Walker
Nkeiru Okoye composer Nkeiru Okoye, an exciting African-American voice in the symphonic field in both classical music and educational repertoire, has performed with orchestras in the United States, Europe and Asia. Born and raised in New York City, she is a graduate of Oberlin Conservatory. She received the Master's and Doctoral Degrees in composition and theory from Rutgers University. Okoye specializes in writing works for multicultural audiences. Her work is noted for its accessible style and combination of contemporary, classical, African-American, and popular music, as well as West African influences. In her score, The Genesis, she uses the orchestra to imitate a talking drum ensemble.


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