Excerpts from Stephanie Miller’s Piano Recital

Excerpts from Stephanie Miller’s Piano Recital

Stephanie Miller, student of Ruth Brown, recently presented her senior minor piano recital.  Stephanie is currently completing student teaching in Minnesota in partial fulfillment of her major in Early Childhood Education. After graduation, Stephanie hopes to return to Minnesota and become a kindergarten teacher. Excerpts from her recital are available below. View Stephanie Miller’s Recital Program

Guest Recitalist Anne Binkley Performs Outstanding Recital

Guest Recitalist Anne Binkley Performs Outstanding Recital

Anne Binkley, professional soprano and voice instructor at Salisbury University and Maranatha Baptist University Online, recently performed a guest recital at MBU. As a graduate of Maranatha Baptist University, Binkley began her recital by expressing her excitement to be performing a guest recital at MBU. “I feel blessed to be back here,” she said. Accompanied [Continue Reading…]

Music Prep School – Unique Opportunity for MBU Pedagogues

Music Prep School – Unique Opportunity for MBU Pedagogues

The Experience Whether coaching an ensemble, teaching an early childhood class, explaining theory, or teaching private lessons in band, wind, piano, or voice, MBU students gain invaluable experience while teaching at Maranatha Music Prep School. Unique to Maranatha, the Prep School experience prepares students for life-long musical success, providing them with tools to create outstanding [Continue Reading…]

Developing Music Replicators into Creators

Developing Music Replicators into Creators

Article written by Janet Tschida, Assistant Professor of Music and Music School Director for Maranatha Music Prep School. Imagine taking art lessons and only painting by numbers or tracing pictures. Would we classify ourselves as artists? Imagine only being able to speak or write using words that someone has already written. Would we be able [Continue Reading…]

Madrigal Chapel – One of Consecration

Madrigal Chapel – One of Consecration

After spending six days traveling through Michigan and performing at many churches and schools, the 2015-2016 Madrigal choir arrived back in Wisconsin and gave a chapel performance to end their tour. To begin the chapel period, Madrigal member Caleb Prigge led the congregation in singing “To God Be the Glory,” which set the tone for [Continue Reading…]

Here, There, and Everywhere – June Brus

Here, There, and Everywhere – June Brus

What do football, knitting, piano playing, and hiking have in common? Part-time faculty June Brus! When not teaching at MBU, Brus might be found hiking the Ice Age Trail, watching a Packers or Badgers game, reading from her personal library of over 1,000 books, knitting, cross-stitching, sewing, practicing piano, or teaching from her studio at [Continue Reading…]

Excerpts from Music Minors at MBU

Excerpts from Music Minors at MBU

Music Minors at MBU have the opportunity to perform solo recitals or combined recitals with other minors. Stephanie Wright, string pedagogy minor, performed a combined violin and piano recital with church music minor Mary Ellen Hecker. Stephanie Wright, student of Miss Betsy Pabón and Mr. Lewis Rosove, presented her senior violin recital last semester. She [Continue Reading…]

Excerpts from Trisha Herbert’s Senior Recital

Excerpts from Trisha Herbert’s Senior Recital

Trisha Herbert performed a senior recital in partial fulfillment of a Major in Music Education. During her career at MBU, Trisha studied under adjunct professor Dr. Stanislava Varshavski. Trisha is currently doing her student teaching. After student teaching, she plans to pursue a Master’s degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy. Excerpts from Trisha’s recital are [Continue Reading…]

Soprano Anne Binkley Comes to MBU

Soprano Anne Binkley Comes to MBU

Maranatha’s Music Department is excited to announce that Soprano Anne Binkley will be on MBU’s campus March 10 and 11. Originally from eastern Pennsylvania, Binkley currently teaches applied voice at Salisbury University as well as Music Appreciation and Basic Music Literature for Maranatha’s online program. For eighteen years, she has maintained a private music studio, [Continue Reading…]