Ledgerwood Awarded “2015 Outstanding Musician”

Ledgerwood Awarded “2015 Outstanding Musician”

The Outstanding Senior Musician Award is given to the MBU graduate 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 and character qualities, and Christian service. Maranatha’s Music Department awarded this year’s “Outstanding Senior Musician Award” to [Continue Reading…]

Excerpts from Rasmussen’s Piano Recital

Excerpts from Rasmussen’s Piano Recital

Megan Rasmussen performed a piano recital to fulfill one of the requirements of the pedagogy major she is completing at Maranatha. To learn more about music options at Maranatha, click here. Watch excerpts from Rasmussen’s recital below (subscribers: click here to watch). Rasmussen: A scherzo is a playful composition that features sudden changes of mood and dynamics. Griffes, an American composer, incorporates these elements with [Continue Reading…]

Whitacre and More Performed by Rankin

Whitacre and More Performed by Rankin

Ruth Rankin performed a senior voice recital to fulfill one of the requirements of performance track music majors at Maranatha. To learn more about music majors at Maranatha, click here. Watch Rankin perform repertoire by Whitacre and Bernstein below (subscribers: click here to watch). Five Hebrew Love Songs by Eric Whitacre (b. 1970) assisted by Philip Ledgerwood (violin) Eric Whitacre set these [Continue Reading…]

Piano Recital Excerpts by Kara Burgess

Piano Recital Excerpts by Kara Burgess

Kara Burgess’s recital was prepared under the direction of Mrs. June Brus and is given in partial fulfillment of the requirements of a Bachelor of Arts in Music, with an emphasis in Piano Pedagogy.   Piano Sonata, No. 2, “Concord Sonata” IV. Alcotts by Charles Ives Each movement in the Concord Sonata depicts the life of [Continue Reading…]