"...experimentation has not been bred out of Sonic Boom, citing emerging composer and conductor Jaelem Bhate’s innovative use of improvisation and fluctuating tempos in his piece Lock and Key." - Alex Varty, The Georgia Straight
original works and orchestrations
2/2/2/2 4/2/3/1 timp+2. Str. Approximately 6'
Premiered by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Due to SOCAN regulations, please contact me for a recording
"The piece showed off the composer’s enviable skill confidence in writing for orchestra. Bhate has clearly already found his own very personal and highly effective voice.' - CMC
2/2/2/2 4/3/3/1 timp+3. hrp Str. Approximately 6.5'
Premiered by the Victoria Symphony Orchestra. Also performed by the Vancouver Symphony. Due to SOCAN regulations, please contact me for a recording
orchestration of traditional Aboriginal song. Commissioned by Arthur Arnold and the 2018 PRISMA Festival Orchestra
For large brass ensemble
6 tpt/5 hrn/4 trb/euph/tuba/perc(3)
Watch this performance by the Vancouver Brass Collective
For solo percussion, saxophone trio and flute. Commissioned by Michelle Panikkar
For marimba and bassoon. Commissioned by Simeon Weststeijn, premiered at the University of Victoria, 04/19 Watch
For free, mixed ensemble. Commissioned by Vern Griffiths for the Vancouver Symphony 100 year celebrations. Recording coming soon
for baritone saxophone. Commissioned by Mia Gazely
for trumpet, cello, English horn, French horn, and marimba. Commissioned by Dasa Silhova, premiered at the University of New Mexico, 03/22
For English horn and Bassoon. Commissioned by Katelin Coleman, funded by the Canada Council for the Arts
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