- The Intimate Story Of The Multi-Talented Entertainer
A few months back, multi-talented artiste, Demola Olota received a divine instruction from God, to lead Nigeria in organized prayers that would lead to Economic and Political prosperity.
As a patriotic Nigerian, Demola complied with the divine instruction and mobilized creative, human financial and material resources to activate the National Project Prayer for Nigeria Song produced in Afroklassic format, featuring the National Musical Legend-Evangelist (Professor) Ebenezer Obey.
Vocal athlete/Singer, Organist, Performing Artist, Music Producer, Director, Writer, Trainer and ramifications-Choral Ministration, Coaching and Public Performance.
Demola Olota is unarguably Nigeria’s number one intellectual Music performer.
Prayer for Nigeria is a musical audio single, which may only be effective by free distribution to Nigerians of mature age and status.
Popularly called DEMOLA The maestro, Demola Olota is a Vocal athlete/Singer, Organist, Performing Artist, Music Producer, Director, Writer, Trainer and Saxophonist.
Demola Olota is a name that represents gospel music in all its ramifications-Choral Ministration, Coaching and Public Performance.
Demola Olota is unarguably Nigeria’s number one Intellectual music performer.
Born into a family of Medical practitioners – late Dr. Gabriel Bamidele Olanrewaju Olota, the first Medical Doctor in Oro, Kwara State who was the Organist at St. Andrews Catholic Church, Idumagbo, Lagos and Mrs. Mary Gbonjubola Olota, who was a Chief Matron at Ikorodu General Hospital, before retirement.
Demola started playing the organ in 1987 at St. Dennis Catholic Church, Bariga headed by Rev. Fr D.J. Slattery (SMA) founder of St. Finbars College Akoka, during his final year at Bishop Howell’s Memorial Secondary School.
Demola Olota is presently the organist and master of the music at St. Dominic Catholic Church, Yaba. He runs De Clique Vocals Studio and Music consult.
He initially studied Computer Science, but his deep love for music and the arts generally took him back to the Creative Arts Department of the University of Lagos, where he formally studied BA Music majoring in Voice, theory and Piano Minor. He graduated with the best result in Voice (then) at the university, with Masters and Ph.D in view.
He was the youngest Assistant Organist at the Holy, Cross Cathedral at a time. Later, he was then employed as the Resident Organist and Master of the Music at St. Dominic-Catholic Church, in 1990 by Rev. Fr. Thomas McDermott (OP) on special demand when he heard him play ‘Jesu Joy of man’s-desiring’ by J. S. Bach shortly before one of the, Sunday Masses.
He played the organ for 6 masses every Sunday for several years before the church could get a reliable assistant due to the commitment and demand of the position. He has since been the organist till date, an engagement he never misses despite being in such high demand at high profile Social Events.
Being well grounded in his musical career is foremost on Demola’s agenda, which is why he consistently chooses the rigors of classical expression over the reward of commercial exuberance.
He founded his musical team of young talented musicians “De Clique Vocals” a private choral group on the 8th of August 1992, and later De Clique Band which has since then performed for the American Embassy, Norwegian Embassy, French Embassy, opening ceremony of the musical Society of Nigeria complex MUSON, Lagos State Government, Adam and Eve, Aart of Life Foundation, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Michelin, First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Zenith Bank, Equatorial Trust Bank, Intercontinental Bank, Diamond Bank, Addax Petroleum, Total, The Presidency, Emzor Pharmaceuticals, Globacom, Kings College Centenary Dinner, Vivian Fowler Memorial Girls College Annual Graduation ceremony, Cadbury Nigeria, His Royal Highness Oba Adedapo Tejuosho, Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adetokunbo Gbadebo, Sir (Dr) Molade Okaya Thomas, Mr & Mrs L. Ogunlesi, Prince & Mrs. J. Adelusi Adeluyi, Chief Rasaq Okoya, Mr. & Mrs. Abiodun Shobanjo, Mr. & Mrs. Femi Somolu, General & Mrs. T. Y Danjuma and Chief. Dr. Mike Adenuga.
Demolta’s performance to other prominent Nigerians include: Dr. & Mrs. T.M. John, Chief. Mrs. Sena Anthony, Mr. & Mrs. Sunny Igiri, Mr. & Mrs. O. Onabanjo, Prince & Mrs. J. A Adeluyi, Dr. Mrs. Stella Okoli, Chief Mrs. Christy Okoye, Chief & chief Mrs. Taiwo Taiwo, Engr. & Mrs. Adamalekun, Mrs. Bella Disu, Mr. & Mrs. O. Akinkugbo, Pastor & Mrs. Yemi Akisanya, Dr. & Mrs. Biyi Ogunyemi, Mr. & Mrs. Laolu Akintobi, Mr. & Mrs. Laifa Oriowo, Mr. & Mrs. Rayo Ayeni, Mr. & Mrs. Dapo Egbeyemi, Chief & Mrs. T. Halim, Pastor & Mrs. I Iluyomade, late Dr. Tunji Braithwaite & Dr. Mrs. Braithwaite, Mr. & Mrs. T. Akomolafe, Otunba & Mrs.
Yomi Ogunusi, Mrs. FVE Emanuel, Dr. & Mrs. Ojiakor and other personalities, corporate bodies and well meaning Nigerians to name a few.
Demola Olota’s versatility and special demands by his fans and clientele make him fit into any event.
He is lending Nigerian music authentic voice and direction with the exceptional musicianship he displays through his performance and rendltions. Demola Olota can often be found at high profile-events easily holding down the most fastidious audiences and-he usually leaves utterly awed audiences in his wake, most of whom beat a path to book him for their next social engagement. Amidst his tight schedules and numerous social engagements, he offers private professional voice, piano foundation and music theory lessons for interested music enthusiasts who care to Do It Right.
He is happily married to Olufunmilola Ibironke Olota; a jewel of inestimable value and daughter of Zion and a Montessori trained Educationist and School Director of Blooming Lights Montessori School. They are blessed with 4 lovely children: Ireayooluwanitemi Oluwafikunayomi, Oluwajomiloju and Ifeoluwamuyiwa.
Demola Olota, a consummate professional acknowledges God’s abundant goodness and infinite mercies over the years as his music talent continues to unfold with creative fervor.
He has 4 musical releases to his credit: • Rhythm of Praise • De Answer • Praise Party • Iwo
As a patriotic Nigerian, Demola complied with divine instruction to lead the nation in organized prayers and this motivated the National project Prayer for Nigeria Song produced in two years, an Afroklassic featuring Evangelist Ebenezer Obey.
Declique Vocals is at Plot 34, Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun – Ikeja (Yard 158, Event Centre Premises), Tel: +234(0)8033311081, +234 (0) 8027506461, +234 (0) 8057272444, E-mail: Demolta.email@example.com.