Posts Tagged ‘Piano Pedagogy’

2019 Music Scholarship Recipients

2019 Music Scholarship Recipients   The MBU Music Department is pleased to award scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year to four well-deserving students.   Justin Bachmann received the Elmer F. Brown, Jr. Memorial Music Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a student with a music major who exhibits good Christian character and is active in…

Read More

Ashley Distad: Senior Piano Recital Excerpts

Ashley Distad recently performed her major senior piano recital at Maranatha Baptist University. Her recital was prepared and presented under the direction of June Brus in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Piano Pedagogy and General Music. Distad plans to graduate this spring and looks forward to moving to…

Read More

Priscilla Bishop: Senior Piano Recital Excerpts

Priscilla Bishop 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.   Bishop looks to graduate with her degree at the end…

Read More

Kaylee Barr: Senior Piano Recital Excerpts

Kaylee Barr recently performed her major senior piano recital at Maranatha Baptist University. Her recital was prepared and presented under the direction of June Brus in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Piano Pedagogy and General Music.   Barr plans to graduate with her degree this spring. She looks…

Read More

Alumni Spotlight – Sarah Stevens

The strains of a 12-year old’s piano practice drifted through an open window. They floated down the street and through the windows of the nearby houses. That is how Sarah Stevens’ piano teaching career began, though she didn’t know it at the time. Neighboring parents heard her practicing and began to ask if she would…

Read More

Guest Speakers Inspire University Musicians

Research shows that bringing in outside speakers with varied perspectives and experience to business and educational functions produces long-lasting benefits to the audience. The Maranatha music department recently brought in several speakers to give MBU’s music students a fresh look at the field they plan on working in through presenting them with proven strategies and…

Read More

Parker Awarded Doctoral Assistantship

MBU alumna Joy Parker was recently accepted into the doctoral program at University of Southern Mississippi where she will be pursuing a DMA in Piano Performance. Joy graduated from Maranatha in 2015, majoring in Music Education with emphases in piano pedagogy and choral music. After graduation, she was accepted into the graduate program at Westminster…

Read More

Mia Ray Pursues Dream of Composing Music

MBU alumna Mia Ray was recently accepted into the graduate program at Butler University, enabling her to continue pursuing her dream of music composition. Mia graduated from Maranatha in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with concentrations in Arranging and Piano Pedagogy. She loved composition and arranging and hoped to continue…

Read More

Andrea Husler, Melodie Bloyer, and Elise Harder: Minor Recital Excerpts

Andrea Husler and Melodie Bloyer recently performed their combined minor piano recital, and Elise Harder also recently performed her minor recital for arranging at Maranatha. Hustler and Bloyer’s recital was prepared and presented under the direction of Mrs. June Brus in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a minor in piano pedagogy for Husler and…

Read More

Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy – Free Sheet Music

Jane Dang, a music major with piano pedagogy and arranging concentrations is offering her arrangement of “Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy” as a gift for Easter. This intermediate piano duet, combining sounds of Western and Eastern culture, is available to download and use in ministry. As Jane looked for a Bible verse to put…

Read More
X