“THE IDEAL SOUNDTRACK AND PERHAPS BALM FOR OUR CURRENT 'TOXIC'… times”

– Frank J. Oteri, NewMusicBox

Jennifer's work draws toward subjects that are political and even provocative. Her collaboration with librettist Kendall A, Prisoner of Conscience, has been described as "the ideal soundtrack and perhaps balm for our current 'toxic'…times" by Frank J. Oteri of NewMusicBox. Her piece Blue Glacier Decoy, written as a musical response to the Olympic National Park, depicts the melting glaciers of the Pacific Northwest. Her partnership with writer Scott Woods, You Are Not Alone, evokes the fallout of the #MeToo Movement.

Works

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DUST

Tiny Dancer

2022
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Chamber

Lilac Tears

2022
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Chamber

“Jennifer Jolley's The Eyes of the World Are Upon You, also commissioned for the UT Wind Ensemble, drew inspiration from the state's decision to allow guns on college campuses on the 50th anniversary of the UT Tower Shooting. This work is fittingly heavy considering the tragedy, with sudden blaring ensemble sounds and a haunting siren call throughout.”

—Keith Finke, AllMusic.com

News

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April 11, 2024

New Music USA Board of Directors

We're delighted to welcome Jennifer Jolley to the New Music USA Board of Directors! Congratulations, Jenn! 🌟

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events

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April 19, 2024

How to be a Deep Thinker in LA

Carolyn Mikel performs How to be a Deep Thinker in Los Angeles for degree recital
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April 20, 2024

7:30 PM

South Euclid, OH

MARCH!

Performed by Notre Dame College Wind Ensemble in Regina Auditorium, conducted by Michael D. Krueger
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April 21, 2024

3:00 PM

Urbana, IL

Ash

University of Illinois Campus Band, conducted by Hannah Rudy
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April 23, 2024

7:00 PM

Dubuque, IA

Next Stop

Clarke University String Orchestra
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