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Composer. Lyricist. 


Edewede Oriwoh is an African Female Composer.

She organised Composers in Conference ( which was held on September 6th 2017 in Abuja Nigeria and is active in promoting African Composers (almost all of whom are largely unknown and hugely uncelebrated) online and offline.

On May 20 2018 Wede was a guest on the 'BBC Introducing' programme. You can listen to the full interview and hear her thoughts on African Composers here. Her Composition "Baba, Ese" received its first radio play during the Interview.

*The recording of the interview will be available on the BBC site until Monday 18th June 2018.

She is also the Founder and Editor of


The Video for 'Baba, Ese' (Father, Thank You) was released on 19th June 2018.

"Baba, Ese" by  Edewede Oriwoh

With His Strength (Forgive Everything) by Edewede Oriwoh (2017) 














"For piccolo" by Edewede Oriwoh, performed at BCMC 2.0 (1st August 2021)

Edewede Oriwoh took part in a panel discussion during the "L'Altra Meta Della Musica" ("The Other Half of Music") Conference of Women Composers which was held on 11th December 2018 in Italy.


Her composition for two flutes "Twin Flutes 1" was premiered during the pre-Conference gathering on the 10th of December and one of her short compositions - "Play" - was performed by the Ensemble Chaminade at the Conference Concert on the 11th of December.

"Play" is also one of the works included in the CD "The Other Half of Music: 21st-century Female Composers" 

Edewede frequently interviews African composers as part of the 'African Composers' Project. Some of those interviews are available to watch on this page.

Edewede Oriwoh has a PhD in Cyber-Physical Security.

Other links to her music:




Edewede Oriwoh, African Female Composer
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