Casey, Brian

Music Media
Office
Brady Education Center LL05A
Phone
(651)962-5850
Toll Free
(800)328-6819, Ext. 2-5870
Mail
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave., BEC 5
St. Paul, MN 55105

Brian Casey is an award winning multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, and producer. He is currently a creative director and senior composer at In The Groove Music, a Minneapolis-based commercial and television music house where he has composed the past 13 years writing original music for dozens of national campaigns and brands including ESPN, BMW, Coca-Cola, Enterprise Car Rental, and Health Partners. The recipient of a 2012 ASCAP Film and TV Music award for the theme to Discovery’s Alaska: The Last Frontier, his music has been heard on hundreds of television shows over the past decade. A 2005 graduate of the University of St. Thomas where he studied voice, guitar, and composition on his way to a BA in Music Business, he has taught songwriting and composition as an adjunct faculty at both St. Thomas and the McNally Smith College of Music . In addition to his commercial work, Brian has co-wrote and produced records with artists such as Glorious Monster, Man is Doomed, Blue Blazer, Becky Shaheen, Laura Lou, and his experimental solo material as Brian Casey the Destroyer.

Spring 2019 Courses

Spring 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
MUSC 224 - 01 Songwriting/Composition - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

22988 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

2 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Brian J. Casey

This course presents the basic principles related to the composition of popular vocal and instrumental forms: lyric, melody, progression, and rhythm. Applications of these elements in Rock, Pop, Jazz, Blues, Hip-Hop, Christian, and Country are explored.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSP 110 - 01 Perf Study: Digital Music 30' - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

20181 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Brian J. Casey

These lessons focus on Hard-Disk Recording and MIDI-Sequencing and are designed with the modern musician in mind. Each week students witness the demonstration of professional recording techniques in one of the UST computerized recording studios. Then they apply their new skills to original compositions in scheduled studio sessions. Some of the subjects covered: Multi-tracking, Automation, Groove Quantizing, Harmonizing, Music Notation, and Miking. Students may have their choice of MIDI-controllers: guitar, keyboard, or drum-machine pads. Prerequisite: Basic computer and music-making skills Students must complete an online Lesson Registration Form with the music department in addition to registering through Murphy. Please got to the following link and read the ‘Registration’ section. http://www.stthomas.edu/music/undergraduate/lessons

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSP 110 - 02 Perf Study: Digital Music 50' - - - - - - - - BEC LL25

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

BEC LL25

Course Registration Number:

21049 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Brian J. Casey

These lessons focus on Hard-Disk Recording and MIDI-Sequencing and are designed with the modern musician in mind. Each week students witness the demonstration of professional recording techniques in one of the UST computerized recording studios. Then they apply their new skills to original compositions in scheduled studio sessions. Some of the subjects covered: Multi-tracking, Automation, Groove Quantizing, Harmonizing, Music Notation, and Miking. Students may have their choice of MIDI-controllers: guitar, keyboard, or drum-machine pads. Prerequisite: Basic computer and music-making skills Students must complete an online Lesson Registration Form with the music department in addition to registering through Murphy. Please got to the following link and read the ‘Registration’ section. http://www.stthomas.edu/music/undergraduate/lessons

Schedule Details

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Summer 2019 Courses

Summer 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2019 Courses

Fall 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
MUSC 140 - 01 Music Media - T - - - - - 1715 - 1915 BEC LL25

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1715 - 1915

Location:

BEC LL25

Course Registration Number:

41085 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

2 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Brian J. Casey

This course will serve to introduce first semester freshman music majors to software, hardware, techniques and issues surrounding digital music media. Learners will engage in the retrieval, generation, and distribution of musical notation, digital recordings, and MIDI sequences.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSP 110 - 01 Perf Study: Digital Music 30' - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41253 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Brian J. Casey

These lessons focus on Hard-Disk Recording and MIDI-Sequencing and are designed with the modern musician in mind. Each week students witness the demonstration of professional recording techniques in one of the UST computerized recording studios. Then they apply their new skills to original compositions in scheduled studio sessions. Some of the subjects covered: Multi-tracking, Automation, Groove Quantizing, Harmonizing, Music Notation, and Miking. Students may have their choice of MIDI-controllers: guitar, keyboard, or drum-machine pads. Prerequisite: Basic computer and music-making skills Students must complete an online Lesson Registration Form with the music department in addition to registering through Murphy. Please got to the following link and read the ‘Registration’ section. http://www.stthomas.edu/music/undergraduate/lessons

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSP 110 - 02 Perf Study: Digital Music 50' - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40643 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Brian J. Casey

These lessons focus on Hard-Disk Recording and MIDI-Sequencing and are designed with the modern musician in mind. Each week students witness the demonstration of professional recording techniques in one of the UST computerized recording studios. Then they apply their new skills to original compositions in scheduled studio sessions. Some of the subjects covered: Multi-tracking, Automation, Groove Quantizing, Harmonizing, Music Notation, and Miking. Students may have their choice of MIDI-controllers: guitar, keyboard, or drum-machine pads. Prerequisite: Basic computer and music-making skills Students must complete an online Lesson Registration Form with the music department in addition to registering through Murphy. Please got to the following link and read the ‘Registration’ section. http://www.stthomas.edu/music/undergraduate/lessons

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)