“Hands Upon the Plow” commissioned by Peninsula Women’s Chorus

The Peninsula Women’s Chorus commissioned Hagen last year to compose a work for their “Trailblazers Project,” an ambitious, multi-year commissioning project that focuses on three pioneering American women: Harriet Tubman, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, and Alice Paul....

“Give Joan a Sword,” commissioned by Kantorei

Denver’s premier choral ensemble Kantorei, under the direction of Joel Rinsema, has commissioned Hagen to write a piece for their final concerts this season.   Contemporary women composers hold the spotlight in these concerts dubbed “Vox Femina” (the female...

Ashes of Roses Consortium ~ A New Chamber Ensemble Version

My requiem Ashes of Roses, for SATB choir, soloists, soprano saxophone soloist, and full orchestra, will soon be available in a new chamber version with organ and flexible chamber ensemble. Two ensembles have already scheduled regional premieres, but I’m looking for...

The Song Poet, commissioned by Minnesota Opera

Minnesota Opera recently announced the commission of The Song Poet for Project Opera, Minnesota Opera’s premier youth vocal training program, with Kao Kalia Yang, author of The Song Poet, serving as the librettist and Jocelyn Hagen as the composer.   In concert...

Clements High School Chorale Women: “I Count it All Joy”

Clements High School Chorale Women have been selected to perform at the Southwestern Division of the American Choral Directors Association (SWACDA) conference in March 2020 in Little Rock, Arkansas. In honor of this auspicious performance, Fort Bend ISD Department of...

University of Michigan Chamber Choir performs and records “amass”

Tuesday, November 26, 8:00 p.m. Hill Auditorium, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, FREE concert On November 26, the UM-Chamber Choir will perform the Michigan premiere of Jocelyn Hagen’s amazing multi-movement work, amass, and will record the work in the beginning of...

2019 Minnesota All State TTBB Choir

2019 Minnesota All State TTBB Choir Jocelyn was selected as the commissioned composer for the 2019 Minnesota All State TTBB Choir. This is the second time Jocelyn has been awarded this commission. The first time was in 2008 for the Minnesota All State SSAA Choir...

“Songs for Muska” with Conspirare

“Songs for Muska” with Conspirare Last March Conspirare premiered Hagen’s new evening-length work Songs for Muska,a piece they commissioned and Hagen spent four years conceiving and writing. Songs for Muska is based on poetry by the women of Afghanistan....

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