As The NCC’s Founder, Music Director and Executive Director, Harry Causey is an integral part of The Choir. Formerly a freelance Minister of Music, Harry is nationally known for his compositions, arrangements, and worship facilitation at churches and church conferences. He was a full-time Minister of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio, and in Washington, D.C., until he founded The NCC in 1984.
Harry is an author and composer who has contributed many articles to periodicals and has had over 100 choral octavos published by a variety of publishers. Harry has written three books: Open the Doors to Creativity in Worship, also available as a book-on-tape; Things They Didn’t Tell Me About Being a Minister of Music, which speaks to the title and includes solutions to the problems presented; If Only I Could Read Music, a self-study method book that teaches church choir singers how to read and sing printed music.
A graduate of Davidson College, Harry earned a master’s degree at Florida State University, before studying choral conducting at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
Harry is President of Music Revelation, an organization that seeks to minister to the needs of local church musicians and pastors in leading worship and music. Until recently, when he expanded his duties with The National Christian Choir by accepting the position of Executive Director, he served as Minister of Music and Worship at Chapelgate Presbyterian Church in Marriottsville, Maryland.
Harry and his wife, Elizabeth, live in Sykesville, Maryland. They have two children, David and Debbie, and five grandchildren.