Recently, MBU was honored with the presence of Mr. Lloyd Larson, a well-published sacred composer and arranger. Larson spent an hour and a half rehearsing with the Madrigal and Chamber Singers Choirs before conducting an amazing concert. Madrigal and Chamber Singers choirs’ semester long preparation paid off as Larson said, the choirs were “extremely well [Continue Reading…]
The MBU Music Department is pleased to award Trisha Herbert with the 2016 Outstanding Musician Award. The Outstanding Senior Musician Award is given to the MBU graduate whom the music faculty believes completely exhibits the qualities of the spirit of Maranatha through music. This student is selected on the basis of musicianship, academic achievement, spiritual [Continue Reading…]
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…]
Watch Maranatha musicians preparing for next week’s Fall Festival on October 17 at 7:00 PM. Subscribers, click here to view the sneak peek.
Maranatha’s Madrigal and Handbell Choir directed by Dr. David Brown will be touring from February 23 through March 2. Click here to find out if Madrigal is performing a concert near you. For a list of the Madrigal members and the repertoire being sung by the choir, peruse 2014 Madrigal Program. For tour pictures and updates, [Continue Reading…]
Maranatha plans to have their choral and symphonic band concert streaming live starting at 7 PM Central on Tuesday, April 23. In addition to the Symphonic Band, Madrigal, Chamber Singers, and Chorale will be performing. For details on attending the concert, click here. (This link is not viewable on Maranatha’s campus).
Near the end of every tour, Madrigal takes time to have a silly song contest. The winner was determined by popular vote. (Subscribers: Please click here to watch the video)
At every stop, Madrigal had to unload the bus and van. In Boston, several choir members took to the opportunity to sing in the historic Old North Church. (Subscribers: Please click here to watch the video)
One of the most important things choir members can do is meditate on the songs they are singing. Listen to some Madrigal members share their thoughts: (Subscribers: Please click here to watch the video)
Madrigal Members had several opportunities to share thoughts from their hearts on tour with the rest of the choir. Here is sampling of testimony time on the bus: (Subscribers: Please click here to watch the videos)