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Who is Temilayo Abodurin
Temilayo Abodunrin is a 10 year old talented saxophonist who is using her music to glorify God and inspire her audiences.
Temilayo was enrolled with Parara Music School when her parents noticed her love for instruments at the age of 4. She learnt to play the keyboard and had the honour of ministering in some churches and concerts where she came in contact with other young instrumentalist. At the age of 6 after performing at a concert, she told her parents she wanted to learn how to play the saxophone because she loved the great sound that it made. Temilayo’s fixation on the sax was so contagious that her parents had to get her one and she was able to play simple songs on it the very first day she got her sax.
Temilayo Abodunrin has been able to put up a lot of hard work playing the sax and schooling at the same time. Education is very compulsory hence she focuses on after school studies from Mondays through Thursdays and practices more over the weekend.
She has been tutored by great saxophonist like Femi Parara, Olujazz, Jerry Omole, Saxgoldofficial, Zosu Adebowale, Jide Sax, Larry Wind, MoclefMusic and presently undergoing tutoring by Dayo Balogun and her American tutor, Ariana Stanberry using the skype as a medium.
Temilayo desires to make her music align with the new testament commandment to love God and our neighbours as ourself and this has opened up various opportunities for her to perform gospel songs, love songs and inspirational songs at naming ceremonies, birthdays, weddings, churches, concerts and company anniversaries. She aspires to use her talent to push good music both home and abroad and this has inspired her to make the cover of a lot of amazing songs like When Jesus Says Yes a popular praise song, Duduke by Simi, Sunmomi by Korede Bello, Shekere by Yemi Alade, Jerusalema by Kgaogelo Moagi to mention a few.
She has been privileged to share the same stage with great musicians like Tope Alabi, Tim Godfrey, Aramide, Onos Ariyo, Sound Sultan, Wole Oni, Agboola Shadare, Johnny Drille, Damilola and Bukola Bekes, Simi, Adekunle Gold and Beejay Sax to mention a few. She has also performed on great plaforms like Olujazz Concert, Alabaster Box Concert, January 1st Concert with Alibaba, Faaji Friday with Emmaohmagod, Jungle Story2 with Sound Sultan, Children for peace concert, Night of Wonders Nigeria Baptist Convention, Daystar Christian Center, Hi Impact Praise Blast, The PGM (Push Good Music), IPM Live on Stage and the likes.
Temilayo at the age of 8 was the youngest performer to be featured on a Tedx stage in Nigeria at Tedx Bowen University and she has also been interviewed on MiTV, Wazobia, TVC, Punch Newspaper, BBC News Pidgin and China Global Television Network CGTN.
This talented young saxophonist is presently working with the one and only Bankulli an eminent talent manager and Rotimikeys a renowned award winning producer on her first official single which will be released soon. It promises to be highly inspirational and mind blowing. Watch out.
Temilayo the multi talented star has also made her debut in the film titled The Weight written by Evangelist Tope Alabi. It is an all gospel music cast movie with very outstanding music juggernaut taking dramatic lines on set. This is a must watch.
Temilayo Abodunrin has social media platforms where she uploads her music to inspire her audience and other children.
YouTubechannel: https: http://www.youtube.com/c/TemilayoAbodunrin
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