Ify Iwobi

Ify Iwobi


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‘Swansea born classical/contemporary pianist Ify Iwobi is a Welsh A List artist. She studied Music Performance at Brunel University in Uxbridge. Ify has performed around Wales in Wales Millennium Centre, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, National Museums of Wales for example and has held recitals in London, Nigeria and Ohio. Ify composes scores for soundtracks as well as her own original works. Releases have included ‘Flying High,’ her album ‘Illuminate,’ EP ‘Bossin’ It,’ and ‘Solo’ ft Luna Lie Lot. Two of her ‘Bossin’ It’ EP tracks ‘Love Rapsody’ (ft Anwar Siziba) and ‘Thinking About You’ (ft Jinmi Abduls) have been A Listed on BBC Radio Wales. Her latest release ‘Ambition’ (ft Anwar Siziba) has also been A Listed. Comments from BBC Radio Wales presenters have included: Wynne Evans: ‘Absolutely stunning!’ (Thinking About You: Ify Iwobi ft Jinmi Abduls) BBC Radio Wales Eleri Sion: ‘Ify makes beautiful music!’ (Love Rapsody: Ify Iwobi ft Anwar Siziba) BBC Radio Wales Jason Mohammed: ‘Absolutely love it!’ (Love Rapsody: Ify Iwobi ft Anwar Siziba) BBC Radio Wales Ify also collaborates with session musicians in performances to showcase her original pieces. Awards include, for example’: 2016: Black History Young Musician of the Year 2017: Swansea Bay Young Achiever Award (Performing Arts - Musician of the Year) 2019: All Wales Ethnic Minority Welsh Women’s Achievement Award for Arts and Music 2020: BBC Radio Wales A List Artist