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11.07.2020 Music News

Patrick Addaquay Grabs Doctorate Degree In Music

Patrick Addaquay Grabs Doctorate Degree In Music
LISTEN JUL 11, 2020

A talented classical musician Alfred Patrick Addaquay, has achieved an academic laurel in music after he was awarded Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Music Theory and Composition from the University of Cape Coast.

Patrick is an excellent keyboardist, singer, composer, arranger, choral director, and conductor.

Also an old student of Mfantsipim school, Patrick had earlier obtained a Bachelor’s and M Phil in music theory and Composition.

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His skill is always structured and executed in the style of western classical music and Ghanaian gospel music.

Some of his greatest compositions include his first oratorio ‘Laudateur Christus’, a cantata titled ‘Afe nsakrae,’ Kyekyekule sonata, Sanku Concerto, etc.

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Addaquay composed his first oratorio, comprising 32 classical music pieces, in 2006, at the age of 20; it was called “Laudate”.

The two-hour oratorio, performed before an audience at the University of Cape Coast Auditorium, was the first of its kind in Ghana in 2005.

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