Category: MN COMPOSERS
Composer: Jocelyn Hagen
Arranger:
Publisher: jh music
Edition: JH C030
Voicing: SATB
Setting: Piano

Reviewer:

Matthew Culloton
Artistic Director – The Singers/
Choirmaster – House Of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul
R&R for MN Composers/Coordinator: Lifelong Singing

Commissioned by the Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota, Marisha Chamberlain’s text asks, “When I’m grown and gone, Will I belong?” Jocelyn Hagen’s score allows exploration of many relevant topics ranging from the need to belong and confronting life’s difficulties. The piano part is very expressive, supporting the vocal lines, yet being its own voice. The choral writing is conservative yet poignant, allowing a simpler choral style to highlight this special text. See the score and hear a recording at www.graphitepublishing.com.

Performance Link: https://www.graphitepublishing.com/