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ANDREW CHUKWUKA EGBUCHIEM

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Andrew Egbuchiem made his debut as a Countertenor soloist in the performance of G.F. Handel’s Judas Maccabeus in Nigeria in 1999. He studied at the Department of Music, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education between 2001 and 2004. He was an artist in residence for the Singers of United Land Project an International residency program – SINGERS OF UNITED LANDS he was involved in between December 2013 and June 2014 touring through the east half of the united states, Kenya, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Poland and Latvia. He performed with the Schola Cantorum in Hudson for their 2015/2016 choral season singing performing as an Alto soloist in Handel’s Messiah and a modern composition. He sang the role Sorceress in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas in the Summer Vocal Arts Program at the Brooklyn Music School in August 2016. He was a Finalist at the Oratorio category of the Lyra International Vocal Competition in New York in 2016. In January 2017, he sang some roles from Opera scenes by Handel, Mozart and Offenbach in the Brooklyn Music School’s Winter Program Scherzo. He performed in Cavalli’s Ercole Amante at the Baroque Opera Workshop Quueens in June 2017 and Baroque Music Soloist Program at the Amherst Baroque Music Festival performing in Cavalli’s Erismena in July 2017. He played the role of “Sylphie” in the production of Gluck’s Echo et Narcisse by the Brooklyn Music School in Summer Vocal Arts Program for Emerging Opera Singers in August 2017. He was awarded second prize at the Artsong and Oratorio division of the American Prize 2017/2018.

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