Department of Music

My Maranatha Journey – Melody Steinbart

Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass. And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday. Rest in the Lord, and wait…

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Great Lakes Music Festival 2018

Maranatha Baptist University invites you to take part in the annual Great Lakes Music Festival, an intense, amazing weekend of music-making celebrating 50 years of God’s grace. Great Lakes is a short but exhilarating two-day music camp for 8th-12th graders from around the country, offering tracks for men’s chorus, ladies’ chorus/tone chimes, band, orchestra, and…

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Phil Gingery Guest Recital 2017

Recently, Philip A. Gingery presented a guest recital in Burckart Hall. Presenting his 5th annual Bach concert, Gingery performed a stirring recital of Bach selections with the Baptist College of Ministry string ensemble and vocalists. Photos of the recital are available online. See below for a recording of the entire recital.

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My Maranatha Journey – Carol Ruffin

Written by Carol Senn Ruffin My Maranatha journey began about as early as anyone’s could possibly begin: on May 8, 1968. My brother, who was a student at Pillsbury Baptist Bible College at the time, had called a few days earlier expressing concern over the resignation of Dr. B. Myron Cedarholm as president there. Our…

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A Summer of Ministry

Traveling 16,635 miles in 12 weeks, Heritage Singers 2017 completed a wonderful summer of ministry. It was “the best summer of my life,” remarks Julia Bachorik. “I wouldn’t trade it for anything.” It was a summer of ministry, singing, blessings, learning, and edifying each other, which grew the team spiritually. Although the team was sent…

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Brown to Perform with Symphony Orchestra

This Saturday, September 16, Dr. David Brown will perform with the Artisans in Brass in a concert with the Elkhart Symphony Orchestra. “I feel so humbled every time I go and play with [Artisans in Brass],” Brown remarks. “It’s going to be a lot of fun.” Artisans in Brass Artisans in Brass, a brass quintet…

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Musicians for Life – Mr. Lewis Rosove – Part 2

Article written by Mr. Lewis Rosove. In a three article series, Rosove discusses his college road to being a professional musicians. Read the preceding article to this series, and watch for the final chapter! COLLEGE MUSIC LIFE:  THE REAL TRAINING BEGINS In my previous article I mentioned that, during my second week of classes, I…

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Alumni Summer Ensemble Showcase

During the 50th anniversary alumni weekend, Mr. Jim Braughler organized an alumni summer team concert consisting of members from seven different traveling groups. “It was designed for a look down memory lane,” states Braughler, “an additional reason for alumni to come back.” Groups of musicians from all across the country included the Trumpets of Praise…

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2017 Outstanding Musician – Mia Ray

The Maranatha Baptist University Department of Music is pleased to announce Mia Ray as the 2017 Senior Outstanding Musician. The Outstanding Senior Musician award is given to the graduate whom the music faculty believes completely exhibits the qualities of the spirit of Maranatha through music. This student is selected on the basis of musicianship, academic…

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2017 Music Scholarship Recipients

The MBU Music Department was pleased to see four of our students receive scholarships in yesterday’s scholarship chapel. Each of the recipients were well-deserving of their scholarships. Priscilla Bishop, Jessica Post, Kaylee Barr, and Kaylin Heller all received scholarships between the ranges of $750 and $1500. Priscilla Bishop received the Elmer F. Brown, Jr. Memorial…

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