The Maranatha Baptist University Percussion Ensemble is a 14-member group under the direction of Dr. Rick Townsend that includes students playing orchestra bells, chimes, three marimbas and a bass marimba, a xylophone, two vibraphones, and a host of other percussion instruments. The group tours every year at Christmastime, presenting a delightful program of sacred and secular Christmas music.
Everywhere they travel, the Percussion Ensemble receives enthusiastic responses from audience members, preschool to senior citizens. You will find the Percussion Ensemble in churches, schools, malls, banquet halls, and anywhere that 50 pieces of percussion equipment can fit. You are sure to be delighted by Maranatha’s Percussion Ensemble.
December 2019 Tour – December 18-20
This year’s itinerary