2019-2020 EVENTS and NEWS
Performances of Rocket Sleigh on holiday concerts by the Atlanta Symphony, Winsor Symphony (Ontario), Hartford Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, Washington Idaho Symphony, and Symphony of the Americas (FL)
Quotation featured in New York Times article by Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Wesley Morris on African-American music.
Great Woods Symphony Orchestra, Delvyn Case, conductor. Music by Stravinsky, Respighi, Still, Bonis, and Beethoven, Dec. 7, 2019, Wheaton College.
2018-2019 EVENTS and NEWS
Premiere of Psalm 57 by Megan Roth, mezzo-soprano, at “In the Shadow of Your Wings: A Musical Exploration of the Psalms”, June 28, Old South Church, Boston.
Premiere of Nocturne by Duo Cantando (Richard and Mika Stoltzman), May 31, First Church, Boston.
Great Woods Symphony Orchestra, Delvyn Case, conductor, with Richard and Mika Stoltzman. Music of Bernstein, Florence Price, Gershwin, William Grant Still, and Hannah Merseal, May 5, 2019.
Outreach performance of Lighthouse Keeper by Aurea Ensemble, Wheaton College, April 15 ,2019.
Deus Ex Musica Ensemble, Delvyn Case, conductor, Wheaton College, March 28. Harbison: Samuel Chapter, performance and panel discussion
College Orchestra Directors Association National Conference, Boston: Presenter and Panelist, Feb. 2019.
Performances of Rocket Sleigh by Memphis Symphony, Fort Wayne Symphony, Evanston Symphony, plus Winston-Salem Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, and Oregon Symphony (all with Cirque de la Symphonie), December 2018.
Great Woods Symphony Orchestra, Delvyn Case, conductor: Music of Copland, Grieg, Haydn, Rossini, and Stella Sung, December 9, 2018
Eastern Nazarene College Gospel Choir Reunion Concert, Delvyn Case, director, October, 2018.
2017-2018 EVENTS and NEWS
Premiere of Ruach by the Borromeo Quartet, April 11, Wheaton College.
Tenebrae factae sunt released on "New Choral Voices, Vol .2" from Ablaze Records, recorded by by Coro Volante.
Rocket Sleigh performed by the Zagreb Philharmonic in celebration of Chinese New Year, Feb. 9.
German premiere of Rocket Sleigh by Philharmonie Sudwestfalen, Dec. 2017.
Performances of Rocket Sleigh by orchestras across the US, including Nashville Symphony (with Cirque de la Symphonie), Baltimore Symphony, Hartford Symphony, Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Susquehanna Symphony (MD), Lone Tree Symphony (CO), Lancaster Symphony (PA), Arlington Symphony (MA), Holyoke Civic Symphony (MA), December.
Pneumenon, premiere by the Raleigh Civic Symphony, Peter Askim, conductor, Nov. 5. Review from Classical Voice of North Carolina
Darkness from which I come performed by Elisabeth Marshall and Brady Millican as part of an interactive discussion on theology and music at the national conference of the American Academy of Religion 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 and Exploration. Video of the event.
Seven Seasons, Delvyn Case, conductor. Debut performance at Back Cove Festival of Contemporary Music, Portland, Maine, May 19
Great Woods Symphony Orchestra, Delvyn Case, Conductor, Symphony Under the Stars, Wheaton College, July 20.
Great Woods Symphony Orchestra, Delvyn Case, Conductor, Florence Price: The Mississippi River; Chabrier: Espana; and folk-influenced music from six continents. Weber Theatre, Wheaton College, Sunday, May 6, 3 pm
Great Woods Symphony Orchestra, Delvyn Case, Conductor, "Folk-Inspired Music from Six Continents": New England Folk Festival, Mansfield, Massachusetts, April 22.
Great Woods Symphony Orchestra, Delvyn Case, Conductor, Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 5, Dec. 10, Wheaton College
Quincy Messiah Sing: Sunday, Dec. 3, 3 pm, St. Chrysostom's Church. A community singing event!
New article: The Creational Structure of Kendrick Lamar's Flow, published on ThinkChristian.org
History of Classical Music, community lecture series, Thomas Crane Public Library, Quincy, MA, Feb-Mar 2018
2016-2017 EVENTS and NEWS
Lighthouse Keeper performed by the Cassatt Quartet's at the Children's Museum of Maine, Barbara Bush Children's Hospital (Portland), Colby College Museum of Art, July 2017. Funded by a Maine Humanities Council grant.
Performance of arrangements for Lift Every Voice: Musicians Rising for Social Justice MakeMusic Boston 2017, Copley Square.
Rocket Sleigh for Concert Band published by Aamano Music
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.
Premiere of O Come by Genesis Chamber Singers, Dec. 3 and 4, 2016
Release of Rocket Sleigh on DASHING! Sounds of the Season from Navona Records, Sept. 2016
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.
Great Woods Symphony Orchestra, Delvyn Case, Conductor: Schubert: "Unfinished" Symphony; Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 1, Wheaton College, December 2016
Open Sing Quincy, August, 9, Thomas Crane Public Library.
Great Woods Symphony Orchestra's "Symphony Under the Stars" concert, July, 2017.
Shepley-Bulfinch Architects DesignShare featured presenter.
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.
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
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.