Naomi Sekiya


1. Orchestral works and performances

Flows (work-in-progress)

Duration: approx. 15 min.

Instrumentation:  3-3-3-3, 4-3-3-1, hp, pno, strings.



Reflections (2006)

Duration: 13 min. 

Instrumentation: 3-3-3-3, 4-3-3-1, timp, 3 perc, hp, pno, strings.

Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Kazufumi Yamashita, conductor (July 21, 2006)



Fragments of Memories (2005)

Duration: 13 min. 

Instrumentation: 2-2-2-2, 4-2-0-0, perc, hp, cel, strings.

Orchestre de Bretagne, Bernhard Gueller, conductor (April 19-21, 2006)



Manzanar: An American Story (2005)

Duration: 55 min. 

Instrumentation: soprano solo, chorus, 3-3-3-3, 4-3-3-1, timp, 3 perc, hp, pno and strings.

Philip Kan Gotanda, playwright.  

Collaborated with Jean Pascal Beintus and David Benoit.

Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano, conductor (May 7 and 10, 2005)

American Youth Symphony (Los Angeles, June 2, 2005)



Concerto for two guitars and orchestra (2003)

Duration: 22 min. 

Instrumentation: 2 gtr, 3-3-3-3, 4-3-3-1, timp, 3 perc and strings.

Duo Astor (Francisco Bernier and Gaëlle Chiche) and the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano, conductor (January 21, 2004).



Undulation (2002)

Duration: 15 min. 

Instrumentation: 3-3-3-3, 4-3-3-1, timp, 3 perc, hp and strings.

Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Olari Elts, conductor (April 5, 2003).



Sinfonia delle ombre (2001, rev. 2002)

Duration: 25 min.

Instrumentation: 3-3-3-3, 4-3-3-1, timp, 3 perc, hp, pno and strings.

Warsaw Philharmonic, Jerzy Salwarowski, conductor, (September 24, 2001),

Los Angeles Philharmonic/Thornton Symphony, James Gaffigan, conductor (September 26, 2002),

Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano conductor (September 29, 2003).



Deluge (piano concerto, 2000)

Duration: 11 min.

Instrumentation: pno solo, 2-2-2-2, 2-2-2-1, 2 perc and strings.

Los Angeles Philharmonic, Sir Simon Rattle, conductor (June 2000).



Blue Echoes (1999)

Duration: 18 min.

Instrumentation: 3-3-3-3, 4-3-3-1, timp, 3 perc, hp and strings.

Orchestra of Colours in Athens, Greece, Miltos Logiadis, conductor (November 1999),

Thornton Symphony in Los Angeles, Donald Crockett, conductor (January 2000).



Dance in the Wilderness (1996, rev. 2002)

Thornton Symphony in Los Angeles, Donald Crockett, conductor (January 1998),

Orchestra della Toscana in Italy, Hansjorg Schellenberger, conductor (October 2002).


2. Chamber works and performances

Rhapsodic Interplay (2014)

Duration: 18 min.

Instrumentation: percussion and piano.



Winds of Summer Fields (Chamber Opera, 2014)

Duration: approx. 22 min.

Instrumentation:  3 female singers, fl, cl, vln, vc and pno.

Chamber●Sounds (commission) at Esplande in Singapore (August 2014).



Night Wind (2011)

Duration: 13 min. 

Instrumentation: fl, cl, hrn, 2 perc, vln, vla and vc.

Musica Nova, Brad Lubman, conductor, Matt Evans, percussion solo, at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY (May 2012).



Talking Trees (2008)

Duration:  12 min.

Instrumentation:  fl, ob, cl, bn, hrn, tpt, tbn, tba, perc, vln, vla, vc and cb.



Vanishing (2005)

Duration: 9 min. 

Instrumentation: violin, clarinet and piano.

Verdehr Trio (the East coast and European tours), summer 2007.



Suite (2004)

Duration: 10 min.

Instrumentation: guitar duo

The Duo (Michael Kudirka and Eric Benzant-Feldra) at Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montreal, Canada.  (December 2004)



Song of Ashes for alto flute, viola and guitar (2002, rev. 2009)

Duration: 11 min.

Joanna Sisk-Purvis, alto flute, Luke Maurer, viola and Michael Kudirka, guitar in various venues,

including at the Walt Disney Concert Hall during the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Creation Festival Day. 



Arachnid Dance for guitar and strings (1999, rev. 2002)

Duration: 12 min.

Instrumentation: 2 vln, vla, vc and guitar.

Frederic Zigante and Quartetto D’Archi di Torino in Italy (September 2000),

Sin-ichi Fukuda and Quartet in Tokyo, Japan (November 2002).

Michael Kudirka and Ensemble Green, Walt Disney Concert Hall (November 2003)



Trio (1999)

Duration: 6 min.

Instrumentation: guitar trio

Trio Cadenza Guitares in Belgium (December 2000).



Octet (1998)

Duration: 18 min.

Instrumentation: fl, cl, hrn, perc, pno, vln, vla and vc.

Thornton Contemporary Music Ensemble (December 1999),

Northern Arizona University Chamber Ensemble (September 1999).



Zui Zui (1997)

Duration: 5 min. 

Instrumentation: mixed chorus, SATB

Los Angeles Chamber Singers, Peter Rutenberg, conductor (May 2002)



Three Folk Songs for female chorus (1997)

Duration: 12min.

Instrumentation: female chorus (SMA)

Denver SAI Chorale (August 1997).



Echoes of the Okhotsk for brass quartet (1996)

Leo Euphonium-Tuba Quartet in Japan (September 1996).



Elegy for tuba and piano (1995)

Gene Pokorny of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Japan (June 1995).



Departure for wind ensemble (1994)

UCLA Wind Ensemble, Thomas Lee, conductor (March 1994).



Tobila –at the gate- for guitar quartet (1993)

Minneapolis guitar Quartet in Boston (1995).


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