City People to host Music Legend, Igwe (Prof) Laz Ekweme.

HRH Igwe (Prof.) Laz

Foremost musicologist, composer, scholar, and
pioneer lecturer of music in Nigeria, His Royal Highness Igwe Professor Laz
Edward Nnanyelu Ekwueme, CON, NNOM will be honoured alongside his chorale, the
Laz Ekwueme Chorale on Tuesday, 21st October 2014 by 11am. The event is the
40th anniversary of Laz Ekwueme Chorale. The symposium, themed ‘Laz Ekwueme
& 40 Years Of Classical Choral Music In Nigeria’, chairman of the day is
His Majesty Eze Prof Chukwuemeka Ike, OFR, NNOM.

HRH Igwe (Prof.) Laz

Guest speakers are Professor Duro Oni ( Deputy
Vice-Chancellor, Management Services, University of Lagos); Professor(Mrs) Lucy
Ekwueme(Department of Languages/Linguistic/Literary Studies, Federal
University, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State); Professor Anthony Mereni(Department of
Creative Arts, Music Unit,University of Lagos). Moderator is Mrs. Ngozi
Oguguah, Senior Research Officer, Nigerian Institute of Oceanography and Marine
Research (NIOMR), Victoria Island-Lagos. There will be a special performance by
Laz Ekwueme Chorale. Venue is Main Auditorium, University of Lagos, Akoka-Yaba,

For enquiries, call 08032050880.


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