Location: Virginia, USA
Dr. Casey Cook is a dynamic musician, moving fluently between the fields of conducting, composition, and vocal performance. As a conductor, Casey has recently served as the assistant director of the Tucson Chamber Artists, a professional chorus and orchestra dedicated to performing the masterworks of the classical repertoire, and showcasing new works from contemporary composers. He now serves as the Associate Director of the Reston Chorale, and as the Director of Music Ministries at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in suburban Washington, DC.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Miami University, a master’s degree in choral conducting from the University of South Florida, and a doctor of musical arts in choral conducting from the University of Arizona. He has furthered his studies with masterclasses at Juilliard and with such choral legends as Weston Noble, Dale Warland, Simon Carrington, Peter Philips and the Hilliard Ensemble.
Casey’s compositional endeavors have brought him acclaim from around the country as well. He was named the 2006 composer-in-residence at the Arizona Science Center, which launched an award-winning compositional career that has seen performances throughout the southwest, including a recent commission for the largest pipe organ in Arizona. His music is currently being published by Kandinsky Music.
As a singer, Casey is in demand as a low bass, including recent performances with members of the Tallis Scholars, and the Dale Warland Singers, and at the National Cathedral with the Cathedral Choral Society.
For more information, please visit caseycook.org