Chase Castle is an active organist, collaborative musician, and musicologist from Norwalk, Ohio. Castle studies music history and organ performance with Nicole Keller at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music in Berea, Ohio. He is on faculty at Far Around Recording in Norwalk, Ohio as a keyboard instructor and serves as Director of Music at Church of the Epiphany in Euclid, Ohio.
Castle enjoys exploring all aspects of organ repertoire, with particular emphasis on ethnomusicological and world music compositions. One of his areas of research includes the music of American Appalachia. He has published four volumes of poetry with influences from this style, and performs with a folk group called The Moonlighters in the greater Cleveland area.
Castle has performed in master classes with Todd Wilson, Marie-Louise Langlais, and James David Christie. He has played concerts in Ohio, New York, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Florida, Mississippi, and Kansas. Castle spent summer 2017 as the resident organist and choirmaster of the Squirrel Island Chapel in Squirrel Island, Maine. He enjoys collaborating with other artists and musicians and promoting diverse artistic projects.