Ebun Oguntola, composer

Hometown: Syracuse, NY

Meet Ebun

Ebun appears on Show 401 (Juneteenth Special), aired on June 14, 2021.

Ebun Oguntola, 15, is a composer, conductor, violinist, and pianist from Syracuse, New York. A sophomore at Jamesville-DeWitt High School, she studies with Natalie Draper of the Setnor School of Music at Syracuse University and Paul Coleman at the Eastman Community Music School. Ebun is a violinist in the Symphoria Young Artist Orchestra, and has composed music for Symphoria and its youth orchestras. Ebun participated in the Luna Composition Lab at the Kaufman Music Center. She has performed and composed for the Society of Music. Ebun was commissioned by Chamber Music Pittsburgh to compose a solo violin piece, for Grammy-award winning violinist, Johnny Gandelsman (to be premiered in January). She also independently produced and composed music for a virtual concert that musically narrated the grievous events of 2020 with cultural stylistic influences, featuring Johnny Gandelsman. This was additionally showcased on I CARE IF YOU LISTEN TV and featured on the Facebook page of Music by Black Composers. Ebun also enjoys writing, tennis, computer programming, and cooking.

Listen to Ebun

Show 401, Juneteeth Special
“The Dimensions” by Ebun Oguntola