NATION & VocalEssence (ICEHOUSE)

NATION & VocalEssence Featuring Sam Bergman (viola) & Cicely Parnas (cello) This month in Minneapolis and St. Paul, I’m part of the launch of a new paradigm in choral concerts. A collaboration between myself, Timothy C. Takach and VocalEssence, these...

NATION & VocalEssence (LANDMARK)

NATION & VocalEssence Featuring Sam Bergman (viola) & Cicely Parnas (cello) This month in Minneapolis and St. Paul, I’m part of the launch of a new paradigm in choral concerts. A collaboration between myself, Timothy C. Takach and VocalEssence, these...

WORLD PREMIERE: “Hummingbird” for NDSU Concert Choir

Jocelyn has been collaborating with electronic musician and composer SPEARFISHER to create a ground-breaking new work for choir and electronics. “Hummingbird” is part of a larger project for MotionPoems, and will eventually be paired with a video for...

National ACDA Convention

The National ACDA Convention is being held in Jocelyn’s home state this year ~ Minnesota! Jocelyn will be exhibiting with her publishing company: Graphite Publishing. So please come down to the exhibit booths and say hello! Jocelyn will be participating in a...

WORLD PREMIERE: “Gloria” for The Concordia Band

Last year, conductor Dr. Peter Haberman commissioned an arrangement of “Gloria,” a movement from Jocelyn’s oratorio amass, for The Concordia Band. Originally scored for a cappella double choir, this new version is scored antiphonally for brass,...

RESIDENCY: Vassar College

Jocelyn is thrilled to be in residence at Vassar College this January, to present on her work and rehearse with the women’s choir, under the direction of Dr. Christine Howlett.  The choir will be performing Jocelyn’s new work for women’s choir and...

WORLD PREMIERE: “Belong” for Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota

The Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota, under the direction of Garrett Lathe, will premiere Jocelyn’s new work titled “Belong,” featuring a new text by lyricist Marisha Chamberlain. The concert is presented by the Minnesota Center Chorale, under the...

WORLD PREMIERE: “Flight” for Vox Femina

Jocelyn’s new multi-movement work, Flight, will be premiered by Vox Femina, under the direction of Iris Levine, in their spring concert titled “Women on the Rise.” “We end with a new beginning. Raising our voices with a dynamic new commission...

WORLD PREMIERE: Mill City String Quartet & Larry Minthorn, guitar

Jocelyn has been commissioned by the Mill City String Quartet in honor of their 10th anniversary, to create a work for them along with flamenco guitarist Larry Minthorn. This program of American music also features Barber’s String Quartet, Justin E. A....

WORLD PREMIERE: Mill City String Quartet & Larry Minthorn, guitar

Jocelyn has been commissioned by the Mill City String Quartet in honor of their 10th anniversary, to create a work for them along with flamenco guitarist Larry Minthorn. This program of American music also features Barber’s String Quartet, Justin E. A....

WORLD PREMIERE: “Facets” from AMASS

Jocelyn was commissioned in 2015 by the Sorel Organization to rearrange four movements from her oratorio amass for choir, vocal soloists and pianist Arlene Shrut. “Facets” from amass consists of: Use the Geometry Where All Are Welcome In My Soul Everything...

Test Pilot: 2016 MN Tour

2016 Minnesota Fall Tour – Tickets available now! FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 ~ Northfield, MN Weitz Center for Creativity, Carleton College, 8:00 p.m. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 ~ Grand Rapids, MN ~ Reif Center, 7:30 p.m. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20 ~ Detroit Lakes, MN ~ Detroit...

Featured Composer: World Symposium on Choral Music

http://www.jocelynhagen.com/wp2/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Hands-Promo.m4v Jocelyn has been chosen as one of 16 composers from around the world to compose a work for the 11th World Choral Symposium in Barcelona, Spain. Her new work, “Hands,” will be...

Freeh & Hagen — Test Pilot

Test Pilot is a chamber dance opera by choreographer Penelope Freeh and composer Jocelyn Hagen that explores the legendary story of the Wright Brothers as seen through the eyes of their sister, Katharine. The power and wonder of creativity and invention are examined...

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