Street closures around the NAC during Ottawa Race Weekend

Jocelyn Morlock

JUNO Award-nominated composer Jocelyn Morlock is one of Canada’s most distinctive voices, and she has a successful history of composing compelling commissions. Cobalt was her first commission for the National Arts Centre Orchestra. In September 2014, she became the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s newest Composer in Residence. Morlock’s music has received numerous accolades, including: Top 10 at the 2002 International Rostrum of Composers; Winner of the 2003 CMC Prairie Region Emerging Composers competition; winner of the Mayor’s Arts Awards in Vancouver (2008); three nominations for Best Classical Composition at the Western Canadian Music Awards (2006, 2010, 2014) and a JUNO Award Nomination for Classical Composition of the Year. Morlock also launched an Indiegogo crowd funding campaign to support the creation of her first full length CD also titled Cobalt in 2014.