“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...]

Classical Kids Concert Pics

Classical Kids Concert Pics

Pictures: See pics from the Classical Kids Concert Here (a special thank you to Nathan Brewer for the photos). Concert Info: Read about the Classical Kids Concert Here. Upcoming Event Reminders: Don’t forget to come to Daniel Mulder’s Arranging Recital at 5:00 PM and Andrea Ly’s Piano Recital at 7:00 PM on Friday, February 22. Both [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha Music and Drama Camp: Why You Do Not Want to Miss Out!

Maranatha Music and Drama Camp: Why You Do Not Want to Miss Out!

Read what people who have come to Maranatha Music & Drama Camp have to say about their experience… My daughters had an incredible and memorable experience during their first overnight camp. Not only did they come away with remarkably improved musical skills, they also formed new friendships, had a fabulous time, and improved their relationship [Continue Reading...]