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Baljinder Sekhon, Composer

Baljinder Sekhon is a composer and percussionist who currently lives in Tampa, FL.  Sekhon's award winning music ranges from works for full orchestra to gamelan ensemble to electronic music.  Throughout this website you can listen to sound clips, view score examples and purchase sheet music. Sekhon currently teaches composition and electronic music as a faculty member of the University of South Florida School of Music.
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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

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.

PASIC 2013

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.

New 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.

 

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