NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Heisler/Yeh Duo Tour and CD Release
The Heisler/Yeh Duo will be performing Gradient during their tour of Taiwan and China in May 2014. After returning
to the United States, they will record Gradient for their CD release on AMP Recordings with Mark Bunce (Mid-American Contemporary
Music Center) as the engineer and producer. The Heisler/Yeh duo is Jeffrey Heisler, saxophone; I-Chen Yeh, piano.
SUN at Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival
SUN will be performed by the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire Percussion Ensemble
during the Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The ensemble is directed by Jeff
Crowell and their performance will be streamed live at 1:00PM (UTC+02:00) on July 5th HERE.
Carnegie Hall - Double Concerto Premiere
Sekhon's new Double Percussion Concerto received its premiere on March 4, 2014 in Carnegie Hall
(New York City). The featured soloists were be Robert McCormick and Lee Hinkle and the performing ensemble was the University
of South Florida Wind Ensemble directed by John Carmichael. Many encore performances will be delivered across the USA in 2014/2015.
CD Release - Soli for Soprano and Percussion Orchestra
Gradient 2.0 The new McCormick Percussion
Group CD is out! The CD featured soprano Jamie Jordan, director Robert McCormick, and members of the McCormick Percussion
Group performing works by Matt Barber, Baljinder Sekhon, and Jean Barraque. Sekhon's work Twelve Virtues was premiered in
Fall 2011 by Jamie Jordan and the McCormick Percussion Group. The CD is available on iTunes, Amazon, and other major retailers.
Here is a link to the Ravello Records page for this disc.
Gradient 2.0 at NASA 2014
Gradient 2.0 (saxophone and percussion ensemble) was chosen for the featured
evening chamber music concert at the 2014 NASA Biennial Conference. The concert took place on Saturday, March 22 at 7:00pm
in the Great Hall of the Krannert Performaing Arts Center. This performance featured Doug O'Connor (saxophone) and the University
of Illinois Percussion Ensemble directed by William Moersch.
Release - WINE DARK SEA
Couloir Duo's new
CD WINE DARK SEA is released! The album includes their fIrst-rate recording of Sekhon's work Drifting Seeds which
was commissioned by the duo in 2011. HERE is a video trailer and HERE is a link to Ravello's page for the disc. You can find the new CD on iTunes, Naxos, and other major outlets.