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Jocelyn Kalajian (Mezzo-soprano)

Born: USA

The American mezzo-soprano and music pedagogue, Jocelyn Kalajian, holds degrees in vocal performance from the Eastman School of Music (Bachelor of Arts Magna cum Laude) and the New England Conservatory (Master of Music with Distinction in Performance).

Jocelyn Kalajian is the alto soloist at St. Agnes Church in St. Paul performing a vast repertoire of masses by Mozart, Haydn, Schubert L.v. Beethoven and others every Sunday with full orchestra and the Twin Cities Catholic Chorale. She also sings in the alto section of The Singers - Minnesota Choral Artists. Other performances in the Twin Cities include solo performances with the Bach Society of Minnesota, Anoka Opera and many other choral organizations and orchestras. Before moving to the Twin Cities, she sang professionally in Boston with the Cantata Singers, Boston Baroque, Handel and Haydn Society and Emmanuel Music: Bach Cantata Series. She has received fellowships to the Aspen Music Festival, the Bach Aria Festival in Stony Brook, New York and to the Vermont Bach Festival. For two summers she was the mezzo-soprano soloist in residence at the Bach, Beethoven and Breckenridge Music Festival in Colorado.

Jocelyn Kalajian taught voice at Tufts University and presently is the Voice Instructor and the Director or the Choir and Chambers Singers at Century College in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. She is a performing artist member of Thursday Musical and is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

 

Source: Century College Website (September 2012)
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Aryeh Oron (February 2014)

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