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Carolyn Peters Horn Recital Highlights

Carolyn Peters Horn Recital Highlights

Carolyn Peters recently performed an excellent senior horn recital. Carolyn is a hard-working student who strives to do her best in everything she puts her mind to do. Her bubbly personality frequently livens up the music hallway. Carolyn uses the skills she has...

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2020 Band Tour – Leadership, Ministry, and Music

2020 Band Tour – Leadership, Ministry, and Music

Maranatha Baptist University recently held its annual Symphonic Band Tour. Each day over the course of a week, the band traveled to various area schools and churches. Touring creates excitement within the band—a culmination of their early-morning rehearsals all...

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Alumni Siblings Perform Guest Recital

Alumni Siblings Perform Guest Recital

Duos Through the Centuries, a recent guest recital performed by MBU alumni siblings Joseph and Melody Steinbart, featured the beautiful music of Mozart, Shostakovich, and Handel, among others. The melodies from these composers whisked the audience away to another...

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Rebecca Boese’s Piano Recital Highlights

Rebecca Boese’s Piano Recital Highlights

Performing pieces by Sibelius, Shostakovich, Soler, and Bliss, Rebecca Boese played with grace and elegance. Boese is known for her work ethic which is shown in the excellence of her product. Along with her solo pieces, Peter Holloway (violin) and Janet Tschida...

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Lorraine Yant Piano Recital Highlights

Lorraine Yant Piano Recital Highlights

Programing challenging solo repertoire by Bach, Scarlatti, Franck, and Beethoven, Lorraine Yant’s recital left the audience wanting more! In addition to her solos, Yant collaborated with MBU alumna Grace Betry on two huge crowd-pleasers—Shostakovich’s Concertino for...

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Angela Wilson Piano Recital Highlights

Angela Wilson Piano Recital Highlights

Under the direction of June Brus, Angela Wilson recently performed her senior piano recital as part of her Music Education Degree with a Piano Pedagogy Add-on. Here are some highlights of the performance, along with Wilson’s thoughts about each piece.

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Announcing the 2020 Concerto Competition Winners

Announcing the 2020 Concerto Competition Winners

Maranatha Baptist University offers musicians a variety of opportunities to compete and showcase their musical talents. On Tuesday, students competed in MBU’s annual Concerto Competition, an event open to all instrumentalists, pianists, and vocalists. Winner Maranatha...

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Guests Artists Showcase Talents to MBU Musicians

Guests Artists Showcase Talents to MBU Musicians

Maranatha Baptist University recently hosted two guest recitals that inspired the audiences as they eagerly listened in Burckart Hall. Louis Cucunato and Dr. Philip Gingery performed recitals with artistic distinction, one with classical repertoire and the other with...

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Worship and Music

Worship and Music

The following article was written as a combined effort of Dr. and Mrs. David Ledgerwood.  The scene towers as a pinnacle over the broad vista of the Lord’s involvement with men on earth. Thousands of years have elapsed since He first placed Adam and Eve in the Garden...

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David Alexander Senior Voice Recital Highlights

David Alexander Senior Voice Recital Highlights

David Alexander recently performed his senior voice recital. Alexander expresses his thankfulness to the Lord for his voice instructor Dr. Dean Kurtz and his other teachers. He reflects, "Thank you for Dr. Kurtz and his constant encouragement. Thank you for teachers...

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