Baljinder Sekhon, Composer

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Recent and Upcoming Performances 
  
 
 
January 2017
 
6-7 - Performance of Sonata of Puzzles
       Douglas O'Connor, saxophone
       International Saxophone Symposium
       George Mason University
       Fairfax, VA
 
25 - DC Premiere of Sonata of Puzzles
       Noah Getz, saxophone
       Danielle Hahn, piano
       National Gallery of Art
       Noontime Concert Series
       Washington, D.C.
 
 
February 2017
 
1 - Performance of Sonata of Puzzles
       Michael Couper, saxophone
       Mitsuko Morikawa, piano
       Villa Lobos Festival
       Riverside, CA
 
2 - Performances of Distances
       Eric Willie, marimba
       Guest Artist Recital
       SC Governer's School for the Arts
       Greenville, SC
 
3 - Performance of Gradient
       Jeff Heisler, saxophone
       I-Chen Yeh, piano
       6:00pm von Kuster Hall
       Western University
       London, Ontario, Canada
 
4 - Performance of Gradient
       Jeff Heisler, saxophone
       I-Chen Yeh, piano
       Oakland University
       Rochester, MI
 
 
4 - Performance of Vibraphone and Electronics
       Victor Pons, vibraphone
       Percussive Arts Society IL Day of Percussion
       Guest Artist Recital
       Northern Illinois University
       DeKalb, IL
 
10 - Performance of Double Percussion Concerto
       University of South Carolina Band Clinic
       Scott Herring and Brett Landry, soloists
       Koger Center for the Arts - 4:45pm
       Columbia, SC
 
19 - Iowa Premiere of Sonata of Puzzles
       James Romain, saxophone
       Liz Augsburger, piano
       Drake University
       Des Moines, IA
 
22 - Performance of Gradient
       Paula Van Goes, saxophone
       Oleskii Ivanchenko, piano
       University of Miami
       Miami, FL
 
27 - Performance of Gradient
       Paula Van Goes, saxophone
       Allesandra Volpi Jenson, piano
       Belmont University
       Nashville, TN
 
 
 
 
March 2017
 
5 - Performance of Gradient 2.0
       Carnegie Mellon University
       Percussion Ensemble
       Laurel Beatty, saxophone
       Alumni Concert Hall
       Pittsburgh, PA
 
18 - Performance of unearthed
       Strings and Hammers
       piano, violin, bass
       Kindred Lutheran Church
       Houston, TX
 
19 - Performance of unearthed
       Strings and Hammers
       piano, violin, bass
       Performing Arts Center Black Box
       Lee College
       Baytown, TX
 
20 - Performance of unearthed
       Strings and Hammers
       piano, violin, bass
       Lone Star College
       Conroe, TX
 
 
21 - American Composer Feature Recital: Baljinder Sekhon
       US Army Band "Pershing's Own"
       Performed by members of the US Army Band
       7:30pm - Brucker Hall
       Fort Myer, VA
 
22 - Performances of Sonata of Puzzles
       Noah Getz, saxophone
       Faculty Recital
       American University
       Washington, DC
 
23 - US Premiere of unearthed
       Strings and Hammers
       piano, violin, bass
       Eastman School of Music
       Rochester, NY
 
25 - Performance of unearthed
       Strings and Hammers
       piano, violin, bass
       Spectrum
       New York, NY
 
25 - Performance of Regeneration
       Josh Watkins, steel drum
       University of Trinidad & Tobago
       Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
 
31 - Performance of Vibraphone + Electronics
       Quintin Mallette, vibraphone
       DMA Recital
       Dancz Center for New Music
       University of Georgia
       Athens, GA
 
 
April 2017
 
2 - Premiere of Death Is an Advisor
       Concerto for Piano and Percussion Orchestra
       Eunmi Ko, piano
       McCormick Percussion Group
       7:30pm - USF Concert Hall
       Tampa, FL
 
8 - Performances of Distances
       Jeff Crowell, marimba
       University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire
       Eau Claire, WI
 
9 - Performance of Gradient 2.0
       SU-Percussion Ensemble
       Earl Yowell, director
       Shenandoah University
       Winchester, VA
 
13 - Performances of Passageways
       C.J. Menge, steel drum
       McCallum Arts Center Theater
       Matt Ehlers, director
       Austin, TX
 
22 - Performances of Double Percussion Concerto
       Dustin Woodard and Ian Riley, soloists
       Houghton Wind Ensemble
       Wesley Chapel at Houghton College - 7:30pm
       Matt Ehlers, director
       Houghton, NY
 

 
 
May 2017
 
 
1 - Performances of Death Is An Adviser
       University of Maryland Percussion Ensemble
       Lee Hinkle, director
       Eunmi Ko, piano soloist
       Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
       College Park, MD
 
4 - Performances of Regeneration
       Zachary Hale, steel drum
       Terroir Debut Event
       c1949
       Tampa, FL
 
11 - Performances of Gradient and Sonata of Puzzles
       Doug O'Connor, saxophone
       Eunmi Ko, piano
       Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage
       6:00pm
       Washington, DC
 
 
13 - Performances of Gradient
       AiDuo
         Sociedade Filarmónica Humanitária Auditorium
       Palmela, Portugal
 
 
 
June 2017
 
12 - Performance of Three Little Lights
       Nikhil Damani, violin
       Hochstein School
       Rochester, NY
 
5-8 - Performance of Vibraphone and Electronics
       Performa'17
       Breno Braganca, vibraphone
       Sao Joao del Rej, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 
 
July 2017
 
1 - Performance of Distances
       John Kilkenny, marimba
       Faculty Recital
       Sewanee Music Festival
       Sewanee, TN
 
11 - Sekhon Lecture
       Pitch Structures and Temporality in
                 Sonata of Puzzles and Gradient
       EurSax 2017
         Cibermusica, Casa da Musica
       Porto, Portugal
 
13 - Performances of Gradient and Sonata of Puzzles
       AiDuo
       EurSax 2017
       Oporto Conservatory
       Porto, Portugal
 
26-30 - Premiere of New Work
       Duo for Clarinet and Percussion
       Marja Kerney, percussion
       Jessica Speaks, clarinet
       ClarinetFest 2017
       Double Tree Hotel by Hilton
       Orlando, FL
 
 
September 2017
 
14 - Performance of Sonata of Puzzles
       Joseph Murphy, saxophone
       Eun-Joo Kwak
       Mansfield University
       Mansfield, PA
 
15 - Performance of Two Trees
       Jessica Hall-Speak, clarinet
       Marja Kerney, percussion
       Stetson University - 7:30pm
       Deland, FL
 
 
October 2017
 
       Pin-Hua Chen, saxophone
       I-An Chen, piano
       7:30pm - National Recital Hall
       Taipei, Taiwan

 

November 2017
 
6 - Sekhon Portrait Concert at U of SC
       University of South Carolina Percussion Ensemble
       Scott Herring, director
       Program to include Twelve Virtues,
       Colored Windows, Gradient 2.0,
       and Death Is An Adviser
       USC School of Music Recital Hall
       Columbia, SC
 
10 - Performance of Sonata of Puzzles
       Doug O'Connor, saxophone
       Eunmi Ko, piano
       Hatch Recital Hall - 9:00pm
       Eastman School of Music
       Rochester, NY
 
18 - Performance of Gradient
       Chris Padilla, saxophone
       Jessen Auditorium - 7:30pm
       University of Texas at Austin
       Austin, TX
 
 
21 - Performance of Regeneration
       Gilbert Rupp, percussion
       Kaplan Concert Hall - 6:00pm
       Towson University
       Towson, MD
 
 
 
December 2017
 
8 - Premiere of New Work
       Joseph Murphy, guitar
       Matt Slotkin, guitar
       Details TBA
       Elmira, NY
 
 
January 2018
 
26 - Sekhon Portrait Concert
       Northeastern Pennsylvania Chamber Music Society
       St. Stephen's Episcopal Cathedral
       John Vaida, violin; Eun-Joo Kwak, piano
       Joseph Murphy, saxophone; Matt Slotkin, guitar
       Program to include Sonata of Puzzles,
       New Work, and Three Little Lights
       Wilkes-Barre, PA
 
 
February 2018
 
13 - Performance of Double Percussion Concerto
       Kennesaw State University Wind Ensemble
       David Kehler, conductor
       Marja Kerney and John Lawless, soloists
       Kennesaw State University
       Kennesaw, GA

 

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