Department of Music

Sydney Trogen: Senior Violin Recital Excerpts

Sydney Trogen recently performed her senior violin recital at Maranatha Baptist University. Her recital was presented under the direction of Mr. Lewis Rosove in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a bachelors degree in Music Education. Trogen is now completing her student teaching and will graduate this spring. She looks forward to taking a music…

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MBU Alumnus Rose Pursues Her Passion into Grad School

MBU alumnus Bethany (Schimkus) Rose was recently accepted into the graduate program at Wright State University, enabling her to continue pursuing her passion for music. Rose graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Violin Pedagogy and Performance in May of 2017. While at MBU, she played a vital part in the workings of the…

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Allison Rhodes: Senior Piano Recital Excerpts

Allison Rhodes recently performed her major senior piano recital at Maranatha Baptist University. Her recital was prepared and presented under the direction of Mrs. Ruth Brown in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Piano Pedagogy and General Music. Rhodes plans to graduate this spring and move back to her…

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2018 Commencement Contest Winner Awarded Scholarship at University of Louisville

Maranatha Baptist University students waited with eager anticipation to hear the 2018 finalists perform their selections during Fine Arts Chapel. The musicians performing at this event are competing to be the “Commencement Contest—Best in Show” winner, and the music faculty are pleased to announce violist Joseph Steinbart as this year’s winner. Majoring in Church Music,…

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Elizabeth Conrad: Senior Violin Recital Excerpts

Elizabeth Conrad recently performed her senior violin recital. Her recital was prepared under the direction of Mr. Lewis Rosove in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in String Pedagogy and General Music. Conrad is excited to see how the Lord will use her degree in the future. “God’s plans for our…

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Jane Dang: Senior Piano Recital Excerpts

Jane Dang recently performed her senior piano recital at Maranatha Baptist University. Her recital was presented under the direction of June Brus in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in Piano Pedagogy and Arranging. Jane is looking forward to completing her Masters degree in education at Maranatha. She is working as…

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Joseph Steinbart: Senior Viola Recital Excerpts

Joseph Steinbart recently performed his senior viola recital at Maranatha Baptist University. His recital was presented under the direction of Mr. Lewis Rosove, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a bachelors degree in Church Music. Steinbart will graduate this spring and plans on attending graduate school in the near future. Meanwhile, he looks forward…

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Willsons Awarded Full TA and Scholarships at UW Milwaukee

Shortly after performing their graduate auditions at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, MBU alumni Jeremiah Willson (’10 Flute Performance) and Amber (Perkins) Willson (’15 Piano Pedagogy) received their acceptance letters for Fall, 2018. Amber was awarded a full TA position which includes health benefits, salary, and various teaching and performing opportunities at UW Milwaukee. Jeremiah received…

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Chamber Singers Chapel Recording

“Brethren, we have met to worship,” announced the Chamber Singers in the opening strains of their final concert of spring tour. This year’s choir members hailed from Canada to the Cayman Islands and from Maine to Ho Chi Minh City. Who would have thought 50 years ago that our scope of “brethren” at Maranatha would…

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Madrigal Chapel Recording

Maranatha Baptist University Madrigal and Handbell Choir recently returned from their week-long tour. Madrigal, led by Dr. David Brown, was accompanied by the newest faculty member at MBU, Mark Herbster. Herbster preached after every concert and promoted the school in chapels. The 39-voice choir traveled from Watertown all the way down to the Missouri area…

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