The Murtosointu Chamber Choir of Helsinki Finland, conducted by Fulbright
scholar/conductor Bob Cowles, will perform Jocelyn's "Laus Trinitati" at
the Helsinki Cathedral on April 23, 2015. Buy the score here.
03.08.15 The North Dakota State University Concert Choir, directed by Jo Ann Miller, premieres Jocelyn's new arrangement of an Icelandic Lullaby entitled "Sofdu unga astin min."
02.24.15 Jocelyn Hagen, along with the Independent Music Publishers Cooperative and Graphite Publishing, exhibits at the American Choral Directors Association's National Conference in Salt Lake City. Her music is featured in five different sessions, including "The Cutting Edge," and "Thirty-Something: New Choral Music by Today's Hottest Young Composers."
01.31.15 Jocelyn announces her commission from Grammy-winning ensemble Conspirare for their 2016-17 season. She will be composing an evening-length work inspired by landays from contemporary Afghanistan. A landay is an "oral and anonymous form created by and for mostly illiterate people: the more than twenty million Pashtun women who span the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan."
01.22.15 The Music of Jocelyn Hagen is featured on the Schubert Club Courtroom Concert at 12:00 p.m. in the Landmark Center. Featured performers are soprano Carrie Henneman Shaw, flutist Linda Chatterton, harpist Rachel Brandwein, cellist Joel Salvo, and bass Timothy C. Takach.
will be composing an evening-length work inspired by landays from contemporary
Afghanistan. A landay is an "oral and anonymous form created by
and for mostly illiterate people: the more than twenty million Pashtun
women who span the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Craig Hella Johnson, conductor
A new choral commission for the University of South Dakota Concert Choir, under the direction of David Holdhusen.
University of South Dakota Concert Choir, David Holdhusen, conductor
An extended work for the Women's Chorus of Dallas and string quartet, to be premiered in the 2015/16 season.
The Women's Chorus of Dallas, Melinda Imthurn, Artistic Director