Music Students Enthused by MSO

One of unique aspects of Maranatha’s music department is the close proximity of the campus to institutions such as the Milwaukee Symphony, Madison Symphony, and Chicago Symphony, making frequent attendance to outstanding concerts possible. Recently, sixteen music students, Sherry Trainer (Music Department Administrative Assistant) and David Ledgerwood (Music Department Chair) attended a Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra [Continue Reading…]

Booming 2012 Music and Drama Camp Off to Great Start

With well over 200 campers, sponsors, and camp staff, Maranatha Music and Drama Camp has more participants than ever before, and we are so pleased that many Maranatha music alumni are in attendance either as camp staff and/or sponsors.This year we have campers in attendance from Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Massachusetts, Ohio, Utah, Iowa, and of [Continue Reading…]

Watch Rosove Coach Lancaster in Masterclass

Maranatha musicians attend, perform, and critique performances at weekly instrument-specific repertoire classes. Maranatha’s repertoire classes typically include performing in master classes given by area professionals, attending open rehearsals for the Madison symphony, attending chamber music concerts, having discussions after viewing historic performances, and sightreading literature. Watch as adjunct instructor, Mr. Lewis Rosove, coaches Micah Lancaster [Continue Reading…]

Forward and Up – Alexander Technique

Forward and Up “Forward and up!” These words give more than a direction. These words describe a state of mind. Dr. Laura Medesky challenged many students and faculty in Maranatha’s Music Department during a specialized workshop given on campus. The Alexander Technique provides a way to develop more awareness and control in everyday activities and [Continue Reading…]