Casey Rule

Casey Rule (b. 1989) is a programmer by day and musician by night – working in NYC as a software engineer for Morgan Stanley, singing with the Choral Composer-Conductor Collective, and writing music when he’s not writing code.  Among his awards for composition are the 2012 Singing City Prize for Young Composers, the Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble’s 2014 Composer Search, the 2014 ACDA-PA Choral Composition Competition, the Robert Campbell Choral Composition Prize at the Ithaca College Thirty-Sixth Annual Choral Composition Contest, and the 2016 Young Composer Commission for the Esoterics POLYPHONOS choral competition.

Casey is a graduate of Lehigh University, where he was part of the first class of students in the interdisciplinary honors program called IDEAS (Integrated Degree in Engineering, Arts & Sciences), studying music composition and computer science.   After graduating in 2011 with highest honors, he stayed at Lehigh for an additional year with a scholarship to continue his studies of composition and conducting with Steven Sametz and Paul Salerni.  Among his awards and honors as a student at Lehigh were the Williams Prize for Composition, Henderson Braddick Composition Prize, Dale S. Strohl Award for Research Excellence in Humanities and Social Sciences, Lehigh University Contribution to Student Life Award, and the Elizabeth Major Nevius Award for leadership, citizenship and scholarship.  Casey was the youngest and longest running director of the Lehigh University Melismatics and served as director of the Lehigh men’s choir in 2014.
Casey is the founder of NoteNova Publishing, dedicated to ensuring that composers are compensated fairly for their work and retain full ownership of their music.

http://www.caseyrule.com


Works by Casey Rule

A Babe is Born All of a May


SSAA choir

Casey Rule

A Dream


SSATBB or TTBB choir

Casey Rule

Amazing Grace


TTBB choir

arr. Casey Rule

And Am I Born to Die?

Idumea/Amazing Grace


SSAATTBB choir with soli, cello and optional handbells; or a cappella SSAATTBB choir with soli

arr. Casey Rule

Ave Maria


SATB, SSAA or TTBB choir

Casey Rule

Berakhot


SATB, SSA or unison choir with piano or harp accompaniment

Casey Rule

Danny Boy


SATB or ATBB choir

arr. Casey Rule

Down in the River to Pray

The Good Old Way


SATB choir with SAB soli

arr. Casey Rule

Draw On, Sweet Night


SSAA or TTBB choir

Casey Rule

Endymion


SATB choir

Casey Rule

Hay un Tiempo Para Todo

There is a Time For Everything


SSAATTBB choir

Casey Rule

Huron Carol

Iesus Ahattonnia


TTBB or SSAA choir

arr. Casey Rule

I Got a Home In-a Dat Rock


SSAA or TTBB choir

arr. Casey Rule

I Saw Three Ships

Come Sailing In


SATB, SSAA or TTBB choir

arr. Casey Rule

Invictus


SSAATTBB choir

Casey Rule

Laura Lee


TTBB choir

arr. Casey Rule

My Lord, What A Mornin’!


SSAA or TTBB choir

arr. Casey Rule

Sofðu unga ástin mín

Sleep, my young love


SSAA choir with soloist

arr. Casey Rule

The Boar’s Head Carol


SSATBB choir

arr. Casey Rule

The Star Spangled Banner


TTBB, SSAA, or SSAATTBB choir

arr. Casey Rule

The Water is Wide

O Waly, Waly


SATB choir

arr. Casey Rule

Three Spirituals of Hope and Deliverance

Wade in the Water


SATB, TTBB or SSAA choir

arr. Casey Rule

Three Spirituals of Hope and Deliverance

Steal Away


SATB, TTBB or SSAA choir

arr. Casey Rule

Three Spirituals of Hope and Deliverance

Honor, Honor


SATB, TTBB or SSAA choir

arr. Casey Rule

We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace


SSAA or TTBB choir

arr. Casey Rule