Monday, August 29, 2011

Monday, August 29, 2011

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Fernando Ortega

Fernando Ortega was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico near the banks of the Rio Grande. He started learning piano at eight years of age. Through his father's work with the United States Department of State, he also spent time in Ecuador and Barbados. It is from his heritage and classical training at The University of New Mexico where Ortega derives his unique sound, embracing country, classical, Celtic, Latin American, world, modern folk and rustic hymns.

He is a noted songwriter and performer due to his interpretations of many traditional hymns and songs, such as "Give Me Jesus" and "Be Thou My Vision." over his storied career, Ortega has released 17 albums and appeared on numerous compilations and worship projects (including City on a Hill). To date, he has received 3 Dove Awards.

Latest Album: Come Down O Love Divine

Twitter: @Ferndiggity


VIDEO: A Look at the Album: Come Down O Love Divine

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