Brian Casey holds the Doctor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Colorado and the M.M. degree from the University of Delaware in wind conducting, along with the B.A. in Music Education from Harding University in Music Education.
Casey has served on five collegiate faculties, focusing in ensemble music-making and conducting. He has further served ten community and semi-professional ensembles as conductor or associate conductor, has performed with more than 40 wind, brass, orchestral, and jazz ensembles, and has composed or arranged 120+ instrumental works and 500+ Christian songs and hymns. His orchestral, wind, and brass works have been performed by the Kansas City Wind Symphony, the Southern Tier (NY) Symphony, the Kansas City Brass Project, the Heart of America Wind Symphony, the brass of the Dallas Wind Symphony, Alle-Catt Brass, and collegiate ensembles in several states.
For several years, Casey edited and wrote for a small periodical, Principally Proskuneo. He has a wealth of experience in Christian leadership positions: in churches, youth groups, camps, colleges, small groups, and special events. He has led worship in several states, has compiled songbook supplements, and has helped to proofread editions of The Paperless Hymnal. He has collaborated in the editing of books on a) challenge to the church's status quo by the late Cecil Hook, and b) scholarly books on biblical studies, contributing a chapter to one of them. He has also authored articles in Christian magazines. Casey now blogs regularly, mostly on Christian topics. He resides with his wife Karly and his son Jedd.