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…]
Nathan Ledgerwood graduated from Maranatha with a major in Cello Performance. After receiving a scholarship to the University of Texas-Austin (UT), he earned his MM in Cello Performance while studying with Phyllis Young. After graduation he free-lanced as a cellist, taught chamber music at a college, taught orchestra at a private school and maintained a private studio. By taking [Continue Reading…]
The student body listened intently as one of Maranatha’s music department professors, Lewis Rosove, shared how God’s transforming power has completely changed his life. His testimony encourages believers of the truth in Philippians 1:6 – “Being confident of this very thing, that He which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the [Continue Reading…]
Philip Ledgerwood, Bethany Rhine, Melody Steinbart and Elijah Walters are four Maranatha students who have combined their musical abilities to form the first student string quartet of the college. They call themselves Credo Quartet. The inspiration behind Credo started when Philip and Melody shared a desire to form a chamber group and asked Bethany and Elijah [Continue Reading…]
Attend Music & Drama Camp for Free! Maranatha is offering four full scholarships for 2014 Music & Drama Camp. Find out more about the scholarships here. In addition to the full scholarships, campers registering by March 10 receive a 50% discount (equivalent to the group rate of last year!). Don’t miss out on this incredible [Continue Reading…]
On January 24 and 25, Maranatha’s Music Department hosted their 22nd Great Lakes Music Festival – a weekend winter music camp. Save the date for next year’s festival: January 30-31! Check out the 2014 GLMF photos on Facebook.
Bethany Rhine reflects on her incredible masterclass experience with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s associate concertmaster, Ilana Setapan, this past Thursday. “I had the wonderful privilege of playing in a masterclass given by Ilana Setapan, associate concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. I chose to perform the third movement from Max Bruch’s “Scottish Fantasy.” The third movement [Continue Reading…]
PIANO: Andrea Ly performing Mouvement by Sancan CLASSICAL ART SONG: Jenny Sanders performing Pur dicesti, o bocca bella by Lotti SACRED ART SONG: Tommy Montgomery performing The Greatest of These is Love by Bitgood STRINGS: Philip Ledgerwood performing Violin Sonata Movement 2 by Shostakovich [Continue Reading…]
Maranatha’s Orchestra Concert is streaming live tonight starting at 7 PM Central. Concerto Contest Winner, Philip Ledgerwood, will be performing as well. For details on attending the concert, click here. Note: There will be commercials inserted (for which we can not control the music, content, etc.), and this link is not viewable on Maranatha’s campus.
After graduating from Maranatha, Nathan Ledgerwood received his MM in Cello Performance from University of Texas, Austin, studying with Phyllis Young. After additional schooling for state certification, Nathan has been directing the orchestra at Walsh Middle School in Round Rock, Texas where he teaches over 100 string students, grades 6-8. Nathan’s orchestra earned all 1 [Continue Reading…]