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Nkeiru Okoye

Uniondale, NY - Wednesday Jan. 25, 2012 - Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams Jr.:  Hofstra University music professor and composer Nkeiru Okoye preparing for her opera Ride on the Undergorund Railroad Wedneday Jan 25, in a rehearsal room at Hofstra U. in Uniondale.  Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Nkeiru Okoye is a classical artist that has composed many classical works.  She started composing at the young age of 13.  She uses jazz and gospel inspirations to create a special contemporary classical sound.  She is a very important woman in african american classical music and has taught at multiples universities.

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