Delvyn Case is a composer, conductor, scholar, performer and educator based in Boston.
His holiday overture Rocket Sleigh has been performed by over 50 orchestras, including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and the Toronto, Atlanta, Winnipeg, Hartford, San Antonio, Jacksonville, Louisville, Pacific, and National Symphony Orchestras. It is now a part of the touring holiday repertoire of Cirque de la Symphonie. The version for wind ensemble has been performed by the Dallas Wind Symphony, the US Coast Guard Band, and many major collegiate concert bands across the United States. It was recently featured on NPR’s “Performance Today.”
Performers of his concert music have included the Grammy-winning quintet Chestnut Brass Company, mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato, Grammy-nominated pianist Charles Abramovic, The Hermitage Trio, The New York Virtuoso Singers, Rome’s Freon Ensemble, and Ibis Camerata. He is the composer of The Prioress’s Tale, a 75-minute chamber opera that toured throughout New England for four seasons as part of a unique initiative fostering inter-religious dialogue and peace-making. Recently he completed extensive two educational outreach pieces for narrator and chamber ensemble, commissioned by the Portland Symphony Orchestra, which have been performed for thousands of children from Maine to California. He is currently at work on a new piece for the Ariel Quartet.
Delvyn Case earned degrees from Yale (B.A. summa cum laude in music) and the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D. in composition.) He is currently Associate Professor of Music at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.