Ledgerwood’s Orchestra Wins Honors

Ledgerwood’s Orchestra Wins Honors

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…]

Professor Shares Heartfelt Testimony of God’s Transforming Power

Professor Shares Heartfelt Testimony of God’s Transforming Power

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…]

“For the Beauty of the Earth” by the Credo Quartet

“For the Beauty of the Earth” by the Credo Quartet

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…]

Watch MSO Concertmaster Teach Masterclass at MBU

Watch MSO Concertmaster Teach Masterclass at MBU

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…]

2013 Commencement Contest Winners

2013 Commencement Contest Winners

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…]

Orchestra Concert Streaming Live Tonight

Orchestra Concert Streaming Live Tonight

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.

Nathan Ledgerwood’s Orchestra Earns Highest Ratings

Nathan Ledgerwood’s Orchestra Earns Highest Ratings

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…]

2013 Artist Series Footage

2013 Artist Series Footage

(Subscribers: Please click here to watch the videos) Brus: The Last Rose of Summer Pabon: Only One Life Ledgerwood and Wright: Braziliera Trainer: Ain’t it a Pretty Night Pabon: Spiegel im Spiegel Ledgerwood and Wright: Chopsticks Ruffin and Trainer: Duetto Buffo Di Due Gatti Pabon, Hammond, Rosove, and Ledgerwood: Quartet in Eb Rosove: O the Deep [Continue Reading…]