Locklair: Independence Day

On October 14, the Society of Musical Arts Orchestra (SOMA) performs Dan Locklair’s “Independence Day,” from his Symphony No. 2, “America.”  The composer’s Symphony No. 2 is a 22-minute work that features three movements that individually reflect a quintessential American holiday. “Independence Day” is based on the well known tune America the Beautiful. The work premiered […] Read more »

Locklair: “Independence Day” from SYMPHONY NO. 2, AMERICA

Concert: Locklair: “Independence Day” from SYMPHONY NO. 2, AMERICA Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-10-14 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Society of Music Arts Orchestra Link: https://www.somaorchestra.org/upcoming/2018/10/14/our-fall-concert Concert Information: Stephen Culbertson, conductor Maurice Levin Theater JCC MetroWest West Orange, NJ Read more »


Concert: Locklair: GLORIA; REQUIEM Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-11-02 End Time: 00:0000 Location: St. John’s Choir and Orchestral Ensemble Link: http://stjohnsroanoke.org/ Concert Information: Dan Locklair, conductor Music on the Corner All Saints Memorial Concert St. John’s Episcopal Church Roanoke, VA Read more »


Concert: Locklair: BURLINGTON MUSES *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-05-22 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Williams High School Orchestra Link: https://www.abss.k12.nc.us/wwh Concert Information: Veronica Allen, director Burlington, NC Read more »

Locklair: “Independence Day” from SYMPHONY NO. 2, “AMERICA”

Concert: Locklair: “Independence Day” from SYMPHONY NO. 2, “AMERICA” Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-07-04 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Brevard Concert Orchestra Link: https://issuu.com/brevardmusiccenter/docs/2018_bmc_overture_magazine/58 Concert Information: Ken Lam, conductor Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium Brevard, NC Read more »

Locklair: Noel’s Psalm Premieres

On March 25, organist Robert Parkins premieres Dan Locklair’s new work Noel’s Psalm (A Sonata for Organ), as part of Duke University’s Duke Chapel Organ Recital Series. The four-movement, 14-minute work was commissioned by Rebeccah Neff in memory of her brother, Dr. Noel J. Kinnamon, a distinguished professor of English literature at Mars Hill University […] Read more »


Concert: Locklair: THE TREES (FROM WINDSWEPT) Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-02-25 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Caritas Acapella Ensemble Link: http://www.caritasacapella.org/concerts.php Concert Information: Cathy Youngblood, conductor “Composers of the Carolinas” Davidson College Presbyterian Church Davidson, NC Read more »

Locklair: A Beautiful Christmas Reflection

Dan Locklair

  “I found Edmund Sears’ poem [to be] so rich in imagery and, simply, a beautiful Christmas reflection.” And so, introduces us to the poet behind his newest choral work Calm on the Listening Ear of Night which premieres on December 17 sung by the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Choir in Winston-Salem, NC. Commissioned by Aurelia Gray […] Read more »


Concert: Locklair: THE GATES OF MORNING Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-05-05 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Renaissance Singers Link: http://singers-renaissance.org/?page_id=180 Concert Information: Robert Pritchard, conductor Unitarian Universalist Church of Charlotte Charlotte, NC Read more »

Locklair: Symphony No. 2 “America”

“My Symphony No.2, ‘America’ unabashedly celebrates ‘The Land of the Free.’” And so, Dan Locklair introduces us to his newest orchestral work which premieres on October 7 with the Western Piedmont Symphony. Completed in July 2016, the 22-minute work features three movements that individually reflect a quintessential American holiday. John Gordon “Last year, when I started planning […] Read more »