Oreofeoluwa Ayeni

RPS Instrument Purchase Grant 2020 | £450 towards drum cymbals

Originally from Nigeria, Femi is a first year undergraduate student and percussionist studying Popular Music with Production at Leeds Conservatoire. His background as a percussionist (specialising in the talking drum) has given him a unique perspective on his drum kit playing. He attended Hathaway Academy, where he received an Excellence in Music Award and performed with the Youth Urban Orchestra at Alexandra Palace. He is a former student of Leyton Sixth Form College in London. In his final year at the college, Femi received the award for the most improved musician, and was a runner up in their Battle of the Bands competition. Femi’s musical interests lie in the gospel and RnB genres and he is the former Musical Director for the Jerusalem Church of the Lord International, London Branch.

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