The First Winner of the UCCMA 30th Anniversary Anthem Commission
The UCCMA is pleased to offer you this anniversary gift from one of the two composers that our committee chose for this exciting commission.
Any congregation in the United Church of Christ or any member of the UCCMA can copy and perform this piece without permission or payment. We hope you will take advantage of this gift and share Innocent's music with your choir and congregation. The second winner of our anniversary commission will be published in the Fall 2023 issue of the journal.
Innocent Okechukwu's Comments:
Innocent Okechukwu is a Nigerian composer and pianist with over a hundred compositions to his credit. Innocent has his degree in music from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), where he majored in composition with a minor in piano. He also holds an advanced certificate in piano performance from the Trinity College of London School of Music in Dubai, UAE, in 2019. Early 2022, he published his first book, Musical Echoes, a collection of his original compositions, available on Amazon. He is currently completing his Masters in Music Composition at Longy School of Music of Bard College, Cambridge, MA, and studied under Professor John Howell Morrison.
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