NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Member - Percussive Arts Society International Convention
will be speaking on the composition panel at the 2016 Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Indianapolis, IN.
The session will take place on Friday November 11, 2016 at 11:00am. Other panel members include Michael Burritt, Casey Cangelosi,
and Andy Akiho.
On The Way... - Ai Duo's new
CD includes Sonata of PuzzlesA new album featuring saxophonist Artur Mendes and pianist Iryna Brazhnik has been released! The new album,
On The Way..., features Sekhon's Global Premiere commission Sonata of Puzzles for saxophone and piano.
Spectres - New CD on New Dynamic Records includes COMPASSA new album featuring the Juventas New Music Ensemble has been released on New Dynamic Records. The new album, Spectres, features Sekhon's viola and percussion composition Compass.
DIVIDE - New CD on BCM&D Records includes RegenerationA
new album featuring percussionist Phillip O'Banion has been released on BCM&D Records. The new album, Digital Divide, features Sekhon's steel pan and electronics composition Regeneration.
Hikari - New CD on Klarthe Records includes GradientA new album featuring saxophonist Jérôme Laran
and pianist Michaël Ertzscheid has been released on Klarlthe Records. The new album, Hikari, features Sekhon's saxophone and piano composition Gradient.
Vibraphone and Electronics at the SEAMUS 2016 National ConferenceSekhon's work for vibraphone and electronics was selected for performance at the SEAMUS
(Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States) 2016 National Conference. This performance will feature vibraphonist
Victor Pons. The conference schedule can be viewed here.
GRADIENT - Jeff Heisler's new saxophone CD released
on AMP Recordings Jeff Heisler's new CD "Gradient"
was released in June 2015 on the AMP Record label. Sekhon's work, Gradient, is the opening track of the CD. The new ablum, also featuring pianist I-Chen Yeh, can
be found on Amazon, iTunes, and other major retailers.
Premiere - New Saxophone + Piano Commission
Première, a new organization dedicated to promoting new commissions around the world, has launched its first major
project with a new work by Dr. Baljinder Sekhon. This new platform brings together the highest quality musicians, one from
each U.S. state and foreign country, by special invitation, and they each support the commission of a new work that they
will individually premiere in their respective locales. Among the many saxophonists involved
include Timothy McAllister, Cliff Leaman, Chien-Kwan Lee, Douglas Braga, Doug O'Connor, and John Sampen. A full list of participants
can be found on Global Premiere's Website.