NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Carnegie Hall - Double Concerto Premiere
Sekhon's new Double Percussion Concerto will recieve its premiere on March 4, 2014
in Carnegie Hall (New York City). The featured soloists will be Robert McCormick and Lee Hinkle and the performing ensemble
will be the University of South Florida Wind Ensemble directed by John Carmichael.
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 will take place on Saturday, March 22 at 7:00pm
in the Great Hall of the Krannert Performaing Arts Center. This performance will feature Doug O'Connor (saxophone) and the
University of Illinois Percussion Ensemble directed by William Moersch.
CD Release - WINE DARK SEA
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.
The Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music percussion ensemble recently premiered Sekhon's new work Refuge
at the 2013 Percussive Arts Society International Convention. This new work is for seven percussionists and sheet music is
available through Steve Weiss Music and Glass Tree Press.
Music USA - Musician Stories
Sekhon's new choral work,
There Are No Words, is featured on New Music USA's Musician Stories! This work was composed for the USF Chamber Singers and funded in part by the composer's assistance program from New
Music USA. Under the direction of James Bass, There Are No Words was premiered at New York City's Carnegie Hall
on February 25, 2013.
USF New-Music Festival 2014
This spring, Sekhon is organizing a New-Music
Festival at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. This festival will be held February 13-15, 2013 and include works
chosen from a call for scores. More information on the festival and how to submit your music can be found HERE.