(b.1980), a native of Valley City, North Dakota, composes music that has been described
as "dramatic and deeply moving" (Star Tribune, Minneapolis/St.
graduation from St. Olaf College
in 2003, Jocelyn
received over 40 commissions, 50 premieres, and 100 performances.
In 2010 Jocelyn
was awarded a McKnight Artist Fellowship.
has also received grants and awards from ASCAP, the American Composers Forum, Minnesota Music Educators Association, VocalEssence, the Yale Glee Club, the Lotte Lehman Foundation, the Sorel Medallion Competition, the Cincinnati Camerata, the University of Minnesota, and the San Francisco Song Festival
commissions include the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota
, the North Dakota Music Teacher's Association
, The Singers - Minnesota Choral Artists, Trio Callisto, Cantus, the St. Olaf Band, NDSU Gold Star Band, and the Copper Street Brass Quintet.
work is published by Graphite Publishing, Santa Barbara Music Publishing and Boosey and Hawkes