Students and Donors Blessed by Scholarships

Students and Donors Blessed by Scholarships

Every April, Maranatha Baptist University invites representatives from over 25 privately funded scholarships to attend its annual Scholarship Awards Chapel. During this chapel, Maranatha presents current undergraduate students with scholarships reflective of their majors, character, and financial needs. Various family members and friends set up the majority of the scholarships as memorials for loved ones, [Continue Reading...]

Music to the Glory of God

Music to the Glory of God

Artist Series guest, classical guitarist Gabriel Rodriguez, has been enjoying his time on campus, interacting with students and sharing highlights of his beautiful music in the Dining Complex. Students invited Mr. Rodriguez to present his philosophy of music in Spanish chapel, a weekly chapel initiated by Spanish Professor Dr. Manuel Morales to challenge students to [Continue Reading...]

Skills Honed in Conducting Course

Skills Honed in Conducting Course

In the clip below, Melody Steinbart artfully conducts “Introit and Kyrie” from Requiem by Gabrielle Faure. This performance is a portion of Melody’s 30 minute final project for “Advanced Conducting,” a course taught by Dr. David Brown. Students in Advanced Conducting prepare a 30 minute video project to include in their professional portfolios, to use in graduate [Continue Reading...]

The Music Lives On: The Brown Scholarship

The Music Lives On: The Brown Scholarship

Download the PDF version here An old cassette tape recorder symbolizes Dr. David Brown’s most enduring memory of his father. “Dad would sit on the front row at every concert of mine with his cassette recorder, taping ever y note,” Brown said. “He wasn’t a great musician, but he was a huge fan of music.” [Continue Reading...]

Argentina Missions Team Provides Music, Ministry

Argentina Missions Team Provides Music, Ministry

Click here to download photos from Team Argentina 2012 Maranatha’s Global Encounters program was able to send 18 students, faculty, and staff members to Argentina this summer to minister with missionaries Ron and Christine Self in Buenos Aires. “It was an amazing trip,” graduate student Carl Conrad said of the team’s three-week stay. Graduate student [Continue Reading...]

Lead More Skillfully: MA in Church Music

Lead More Skillfully: MA in Church Music

Carl Conrad wanted to learn more about the Lord as well as music. “I needed more theology to prepare me for future ministry,” said Conrad, a 2011 Maranatha graduate who will enroll this fall in Maranatha Baptist Seminary’s new Master of Arts in Church Music degree program. “I am thankful that the Lord led me [Continue Reading...]

Medical Professions Await Dean (’10), Mackey (’12)

Medical Professions Await Dean (’10), Mackey (’12)

Brynley Dean (’10) describes her five-year academic challenge of earning a double major in piano performance and humanities/applied science as a somewhat diverse learning experience. “Combining the two was very interesting at times,” Dean says. “I would go from analyzing a Beethoven sonata to dissecting a sheep brain.” Dean is preparing to leave her current [Continue Reading...]

Pabón is Guest Conductor for Concert

Pabón is Guest Conductor for Concert

Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra Conductor Dr. Roselin Pabón will be the guest conductor Feb. 21 when the Maranatha Symphony Orchestra presents a free concert. The event will take place at 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Watertown. The featured soloist will be violinist Leanna York, winner of Maranatha’s second annual Concerto Competition. Dr. Pabón [Continue Reading...]

Piano Prep School Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Piano Prep School Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Click here to download photos from the Piano Prep School Memories photo album Janet Tschida believes that, over the last 10 years, Maranatha Piano Prep School has helped change the Watertown community’s perception of the College. “Many of our families tell us that Maranatha is not at all what they thought,” said Tschida, a Music [Continue Reading...]