Category Archives: Performances

Pilate’s Wife

Jerry Casey performed her opening aria from Pilate’s Wife with Eileen Huston at the piano for the Worthington Music Club on Monday, November 5, 2012, at a private home. Jerry performed three of her Christmas songs (again with Eileen) for the Women in Music – Columbus Member Musicale on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at a private home.

Three Moods for French horn and piano

Three Moods for French horn and piano was performed on the “Sundays at the Huntington” concert sponsored by Women in Music – Columbus on Sunday, November 4, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. Performers were Helen Doerring, horn, and Phyllis Byard, piano. This work was also performed on Saturday, November 3, 2012, for Saturday Music Club at Worthington Community of Christ Church, Worthington, Ohio with the same performers.

Oh, Death, Rock Me Asleep

Jerry Casey’s composition Oh, Death, Rock Me Asleep (poetry of Anne Boleyn, for soprano and solo violin) was selected for the International Alliance of Women in Music (IAWM) Annual Concert 2012, which was performed by Ensemble Pi at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) as part of the Livewire Festival of Contemporary Music on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 1:30 pm. This work appears on Jerry’s recently released CD Yet, I Will Rejoice. Performers on the CD are Jessica Kahn, soprano and Erica Donahoe, violin. A panel discussion of the contemporary music scene in the various geographic areas represented by the composers (Ohio, Cuba, Japan, New York, Boston, Taiwan) preceded the concert.

CMTA Program

The Columbus Music Teachers Association (CMTA) (established 1930) numbers many fine central Ohio teachers among its membership including several Columbus Symphony Orchestra members. CMTA’s first program of the year, October 31, 2011, in a private home, featured works of Jerry Casey performed by members of the group and a few guests. These compositions included:

Celebration 25!

Celebration 25! (1995) by Jerry Casey won the Composers Concordance competition for composers 70 or older. It was performed at the Performing Center of St. Sava Cathedral on Tuesday, May 31, 2011. See below for more details of the performance. This article appeared in the New York Times.

Composers Concordance (Tuesday) This enterprising new-music organization presents the ensemble Circadia, a woodwind, string and piano quintet, in a program that includes works by Derek Bermel, Louis Calabro, Dan Cooper, Joseph Pehrson and Gene Pritsker. The program, called “Generations,” will also include works by the winners of two Composers Concordance competitions: one for a composer 20 or under, the other for a composer 70 or over. At 8 p.m., Performing Center of St. Sava Cathedral, 20 West 26th Street, Manhattan , (646) 522-9442, sequenza21.com/calendar/2011/05/composers-concordance-presents-generations/; $15; $10 for students and 65+. (Kozinn)

New York Performance

Celebration 25! (1995) by Jerry Casey won the Composers Concordance competition for composers 70 or older. It was performed at the Performing Center of St. Sava Cathedral on Tuesday, May 31, 2011. See below for more details of the performance. This article appeared in the New York Times.

Composers Concordance (Tuesday) This enterprising new-music organization presents the ensemble Circadia, a woodwind, string and piano quintet, in a program that includes works by Derek Bermel, Louis Calabro, Dan Cooper, Joseph Pehrson and Gene Pritsker. The program, called “Generations,” will also include works by the winners of two Composers Concordance competitions: one for a composer 20 or under, the other for a composer 70 or over. At 8 p.m., Performing Center of St. Sava Cathedral, 20 West 26th Street, Manhattan, (646) 522-9442; $15; $10 for students and 65+. (Kozinn)

See article here.

Kokosing Farewell

The Parish Choir at Kenyon College commissioned Jerry Casey to write a duet arrangement of a Kenyon song, Kokosing Farewell, for two graduating seniors, Erin Ford and Lauren McNulty. The duet premiered May 8, at 10:30 a.m., at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio.

Shine As a Light

The Ministers’ Chorus of the Western Pennsylvania United Methodist Conference commissioned Jerry Casey to write a composition in memory of Paul and Claire Halstead, the founders and longtime leaders of the Chorus. The Chorus premiered the work, Shine As a Light, on April 28, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at the Cochran Memorial United Methodist Church of Dawson, Pennsylvania.