Delvyn Case

 





2008-2009 Season Highlights


Composition

Gemini Variations awarded Honorable Mention in 2009 Audio Inversions Composition Competition, Austin

Siciliana performed by Freon Ensemble, Rome, Italy

The Prioress’s Tale performed at First Presbyterian Church of New Haven, Sponsored by the Yale Institute of Sacred Music

The Prioress’s Tale performed at  Andover-Newton Theological School, Sponsored by the Mass. Council of Churches

Rocket Sleigh performed by the  Quincy Symphony Orchestra

Dayspring performed by the Juventas New Music Ensemble, Boston

Dayspring performed by Dance Currents, Inc., in  Brookline, Mass., Choreographed by Kathy Hassinger

Cityscape performed by Billy Bargetzi, bass trombone, University of Alabama-Huntsville New Music Festival

No Secret Hidden performed by Andrew White, baritone, Marilyn Musick, piano, New Music VI Festival,



Conducting

Brahms: A German Requiem, Eastern Nazarene College Choral Union

Handel: Messiah, Eastern Nazarene College Choral Union

Quincy Bay Chamber Orchestra, debut concert (Haydn and Mozart concertos)

Quincy Summer Singers, debut concert


Teaching

Teaching Excellence Award, Eastern Nazarene College


Delvyn Case (b. 1974) is Boston-based musician who is active as a composer,  orchestral and choral conductor, and college educator. He also maintains an active career as a writer and lecturer on a variety of musical topics, from sacred music to hip-hop, and pursues numerous musical outreach projects in his home city of Quincy, Massachusetts, and beyond.


He is currently Assistant Professor of Music at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, where he serves as Music Director of the Great Woods Chamber Orchestra. Formerly he served as Visiting Professor of Theory/Composition at the Longy School of Music and as an adjunct faculty member at Boston College and Northeastern University. He currently serves as Music Director of the Eastern Nazarene College Choral Union, the Quincy Bay Chamber Orchestra (a professional orchestra he founded in order to provide outreach and educational concerts), the Quincy Summer Singers (a community choir he founded in 2009), as pianist in the avant-garde improvisation ensemble the meltdown incentive, and as composer-in-residence for Cambridge’s Dance Currents, Inc.

2009-2010 Season Highlights



Composition

Rocket Sleigh performed by the Louisville Orchestra, Northwest Florida Symphony, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony (Iowa), North Shore Philharmonic (Mass.), Greater Fall River Symphony, University of Rhode Island Symphony, and Harvard Pops Orchestra

Grammy-winning quintet Chestnut Brass Company performs Perichoresis, March 2010

Perichoresis chosen for recording in the inaugural call for scores by The Brass Initiative.

The Prioress’s Tale performed at First Church, Cambridge and Christ Church, Brockton

Dance Currents, Inc., performs Dayspring, choreographed by Kathy Hassinger, at The Dance Complex, Cambridge

Mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato performs brutal arithmetic, April 2010.

Gemini Variations performed at NACUSA Eastern Division concert, Christ & St. Stephen’s Church, NYC


Conducting

Haydn: Creation,Eastern Nazarene College Choral Union

Handel: Messiah, Eastern Nazarene College Choral Union

Quincy Bay Chamber Orchestra, children;s concert, Musica Eclectica Concert Series (Copland, Harris)

Quincy Bay Chamber Orch., outreach concert, 1000 So. Artery Senior Center, Quincy (Tchaikovsky, Mozart)

Quincy Summer Singers, second annual concert


Other

the meltdown incentive performs on Longy School of Music’s Modern American Music concert series, at Quincy’s Thomas Crane Public Library, and on Hope Central Church’s Community Concert Series


2010-2011 Season Highlights


Composition

Rocket Sleigh to be performed by the San Antonio Symphony, Syracuse Symphony, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Fairbanks Symphony, Lansing Symphony, Dayton Philharmonic, Great Falls Symphony (MT), Evanston Symphony (IL)  Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony (Iowa), Holyoke Civic Symphony (MA), Waltham Symphony (MA), and St. Charles Country Symphony (MO), December, 2010.


Lighthouse Keeper: The Story of Abbie Burgess - for narrator and string quintet - commissioned by the Portland (ME) Symphony Orchestra for its KinderKonzert program. Twenty tour performances at elementary schools throughout the state of Maine, Oct-Nov. 2010.


The Prioress’s Tale to be performed at Wheaton College and Thomas Crane Public Library, Quincy, March 2011.


Conducting

Great Woods Chamber Orch. performs with DJ Spooky, Wheaton Coll., Mar. 2011

Fiesta! Music of Latin America, Great Woods Chamber Orch., Dec. 2010

Mozart: Requiem, Eastern Nazarene College Choral Union, May 2011

Handel: Messiah, Eastern Nazarene College Choral Union, Dec. 2010

Quincy Bay Chamber Orch., outreach concert, 1000 So. Artery, Feb. 2011

Quincy Summer Singers, third annual concert, Aug. 2011


Other

the meltdown incentive performs on the Vortex Series of New and Improvised Music, Outpost 186, Somerville, Mass.

Panelist at national conference of the American Academy of Religion,

Atlanta, Oct. 2010