(AT A GLANCE)
Jocelyn C Chambers is a Composer-creative based in Los Angeles, CA. An Austin, TX native, she cultivated her passion for film from a young age. Profoundly moved by the emotional power of film music, she decisively chose it as her lifelong pursuit. A classically trained composer and pianist, Chambers' resonant work spans diverse genres. Her emotive neoclassical work is found in award-winning feature documentary Mama Gloria. Her joyful Southern blues is found in James Beard award-winning chef Michael Twitty’s Masterclass. Her soulful hip-hop is found in BET’s short documentary Team Dream, produced by Procter & Gamble and Queen Latifah's Queen Collective.
As a staff composer for critically acclaimed ad house Butter Music and Sound, Chambers excels in commercial versatility. Her compositions have made a significant impact, featured in prominent campaigns for Doritos x Super Bowl LVIII, Smirnoff’s Smash Tea Party, and best-selling video game Clash of Clans. Read more...
WHAT I'M UP TO
Chambers' work is featured in Doritos' Super Bowl LVIII ad Dina & Mita. The ad, starring Wednesday Addams actor Jenna Ortega, will garner viewership from over 100 million Americans.
Chambers' work is featured in Smirnoff's Smash Tea Partay campaign. The ad stars American socialite and actor Kathy Hilton.
Chambers was commissioned to write a chamber piece for the world-renowned Houston Grand Opera. The piece, "Take Your Eyes Off My Joy" features libretto by Houston-based Poet Laureate Emeritus Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton. Chambers and Mouton were tasked with writing a piece that encompasses the idea of Identity. The resulting piece highlights the sacred experience of Black Joy and the desire to protect it at all costs. It was premiered in May 2023 as part of HGO's Music and Meditation: Seeking the Human Spirit concert series.