2017-2018 EVENTS and NEWS
Darkness from which I come will be performed by as part of an interactive discussion on theology and music at the national conference of the Society for the Arts in Religious and Theological Studies, concurrent with the American Academy of Religion national conference in Boston, on Nov. 17, 2017. The event will be moderated by scholar/musician Andrew Shenton from the Boston University College of Fine Arts/School of Theology, and is co-sponsored by the Association for Theopoetics Research.
Tenebrae factae sunt to be released on upcoming Ablaze Records compilation "New Choral Voices, Vol .2", recorded by by Coro Volante.
2016-2017 EVENTS and NEWS
Conductor for Lift Every Voice: Musicians Rising for Social Justice (string orchestra elegy project), MakeMusic Boston 2017, Copley Square.
Lecture: The World of African-American Music, Framingham Public Library, June 14.
New article: The Eschatological Vision of Sgt. Pepper’s, 50 Years Later, published on ThinkChristian.org.
Maine Humanities Council grant to support the Cassatt Quartet's performances of Lighthouse Keeper at Children's Museum of Maine, Barbara Bush Children's Hospital (Portland), Colby College Museum of Art, and Yarmouth Clam Festival in July 2017.
Wheaton College Summer Funding Award to support recording of Ruach by the Ariel Quartet
Great Woods Symphony Orchestra, Delvyn Case, Conductor, with Achilles Liarmakopoulos (trombone, Canadian Brass): Dvorak: Symphony No. 9; Piazzolla: Suite del Angel for Trombone and Strings, May 7, 2017, 4 pm, Wheaton College, Norton, Mass.
Review of Number the Clouds and The LORD's Prayer by Allan Kozinn, April 9, 2017.
Performances of Rocket Sleigh by the Toronto Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Hartford Symphony (with Cirque de la Symphonie), Milwaukee Symphony, Oregon Symphony, Portland (ME) Symphony (with Cirque de la Symphonie), Winston-Salem Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, Maryland Symphony, Saginaw Bay Symphony (MI), Texarkana Symphony, Ohio Valley Symphony (WV), University of Portland Symphony, Midland Symphony (MI), December 2016.
Great Woods Symphony Orchestra, Delvyn Case, Conductor: Schubert: "Unfinished" Symphony; Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 1, Wheaton College, December 2016
Premiere of O Come by Genesis Chamber Singers, Dec. 3 and 4, 2016
Lecture Series: The History of Popular Music, Adventures in Lifelong Learning, Framingham State University, September-October, 2016.
Premiere of orchestral arrangement of Gjello's Meridian, Portland Symphony Orchestra, June 2016.
"Case did a skilled treatment, using the orchestra's strings to create a warm, expansive texture." - Allen Kozinn, Portland Press Herald
Performance of: Lighthouse Keeper: The Story of Abbie Burgess by the Long Beach Symphony's outreach ensemble, Sounds & Spaces Program, June 2016
Tenebrae factae sunt chosen for Ablaze Records' CD release "New Choral Voices, Volume 2", May 2016.
Silent Film accompanist for showings of "A Romance of Quincy", Spring 2016
Great Woods Chamber Orchestra with Daniel Bernard Roumain, Rosa Parks Symphony, May 2016.
Great Woods Chamber Orchestra and Smith College Orchestra: Holst - The Planets, April 16, 2016
Premiere of Chromatically Unsaturated Blues, Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival, Portland, Maine, April 2016.
Presentation: "The Theopoet, the Composer, and the Prophet", Theopoetics Transdiciplinary Conference, Boston University, March 2016.
Lecture Series: World Music, Framingham State University - Adventures in Lifelong Learning, March-April 2016
Rocket Sleigh: performances by Toronto Symphony, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Atlanta Symphony, Hartford Symphony, Toledo Symphony, Pacific Symphony, Halle Orchestra (Manchester, UK), Roanoke Symphony, Gulf Coast Symphony (FL), Grand Rapids Symphony, Quad City Symphony (IA), Williamsburg Symphonia (VA), Washington State University Symphony, Wartburg College-Community Orchestra (IA), Florida Wind Band, and Florida College Symphonic Band, Dec. 2015
Christmas Overdrive: I Saw Three Ships commissioned by Indianapolis Symphony.
Lecture Series: The History of Classical Music, Framingham State University - Adventures in Lifelong Learning, Oct-Nov. 2015.
Great Woods Chamber Orchestra, Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Caroline Shaw: Entr'acte, Dec. 2015.
Lecture Series: Think Global, Play Local: Thomas Crane Public Library, Quincy, Mass. Nov. 2015.
Collaborative Performance with Daniel Bernard Roumain, Wheaton College, Oct. 2015
SPRING 2015 EVENTS
Number the Clouds (premiere) - performed by Hermitage Trio - Loser Concert Series - Wheaton College - March 6
Premiere of string orchestra arrangement of Goljov's "Three Songs" by A Far Cry, March 6 + 8, NEC's Jordan Hall + Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
Fire in the Big-Top! - performed by Epic Brass Quintet - Wheaton College - April 11
Great Woods Chamber Orchestra & Community MusicWorks - Music of Mozart, Bizet, and Daniel Bernard Roumain - Sunday, May 3, 7:30pm - Wheaton College
Darkness from which I come - Jennifer Ashe, soprano, Brady Millican, piano - Monday, May 18, 7:00 pm - Old South Church, Copley Square, Boston
Thomas Crane Public Library community lecture series - American popular music - Quincy, Massachusetts - May 19, May 27, June 2
Recording Session for Rocket Sleigh, Moravian Philharmonic, Czech Republic, June 17.