Mrs. Onyeji Elizabeth Ime.

Department: Music
Faculty: Arts
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Phone: 08037955822


Elizabeth Onyeji holds a Diploma in Music Education with a Distinction, as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree with first class, and Master of Arts Degree in music from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, where she majored in voice-Soprano and also gave a solo voice performance for her project. She also holds Grades three and five certificates of the MUSON School of Music, Lagos, in voice with distinction as well as grades one to five in theory of music. Before and during her studentship in the University, experts, such as Professor Laz. Ekwueme-Director of Laz. Ekwueme Chorale, now the Traditional ruler of Okoh; Mr Emeka Nwokedi-Director of Lagos City Chorale; Rev. Father Shihan-a Jesuit Priest and Tenor Soloist; Mr Christian Kuntze krakau-a German Musician; Mr James Adekunle-the former Director of MUSON School of Music as well as the distinguished lecturers of the Department of Music, UNN, amongst others, gave her training in the techniques of singing.  For more than fifteen years now she has been an active performer of music as Soprano Singer/Soloist and member of outstanding choral and professional groups in Nigeria. Her recognition as a soloist enabled her participation in the Nigerian National Orchestra and Choir as a member and soloist in the Choir in 2001. She has had wide and varied experience in singing and choral music. She has performed with professional and semi-professional choirs in Nigeria. These include The Laz. Ekwueme Chorale, Lagos, Lagos City Chorale, The Dolcissimo Viva, The MUSON Choir Lagos, Olu Imo of Council for Arts and Culture Owerri for the 2004 National Festival of Arts and Culture in Kaduna, and the J-Clef Chorale, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, amongst others. She has also performed as guest artiste and soloist with numerous choirs nationwide in addition to intercultural performances of avarnt garde works for soprano and classical drums.  She did her National Youth Service at the Department of Music, University of Nigeria Nsukka, where she was a great asset to the training of students of the Department in voice and singing techniques as well as in rudiments and theory of music. She was immediately retained in the Department where she is currently a Lecturer 11 staff. Her Masters dissertation is titled “Voice pedagogy in Departments of Music in Nigerian Universities: A case study of Department of Music, University of Nigeria, Nsukka”. She is married to Professor Christian Onyeji and they are both blessed with five children.

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