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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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Julia Bachorik String Recital Highlights

Julia Bachorik String Recital Highlights

Under the direction of Mr. Timothy Hammond, Julia Bachorik recently performed her cello recital as part of her music degree with a concentration in String Pedagogy. Here are some highlights of the performance, along with Bachorik's thoughts about each piece.  Piano...

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Musicians of Tomorrow

Musicians of Tomorrow

It is a privilege for MBU faculty and staff to witness the completion of the hard work of their students. At Commencement, we celebrate their launch into the world to be leaders and witnesses for Christ. We salute all of our graduating musicians, and feature a few...

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Melissa Rhine Senior Violin Recital Highlights

Melissa Rhine Senior Violin Recital Highlights

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, when many were packing to go home and saying goodbyes, Melissa Rhine was performing her senior violin recital. With a three-day notice, Rhine was asked to perform her recital two weeks before it was originally scheduled. She...

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Sarah Bagin Minor Violin Recital Highlights

Sarah Bagin Minor Violin Recital Highlights

Under the direction of Lewis Rosove, Sarah Bagin recently performed her minor violin recital. She thanked her different teachers for pouring all their knowledge and wisdom into her and the other music students. Bagin also said, "I would like to give all the glory back...

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Kieckhafer Presents Insightful Workshop

Kieckhafer Presents Insightful Workshop

How can a Christian teach music in a public school? What opportunities do music students need to capitalize on to prepare for life after college? Adam Kieckhafer answered these questions and more in his music workshop, "More than the Music - Helpful Hints to Guide...

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