High School Piano Competition Winner Announced

High School Piano Competition Winner Announced

Maranatha’s Music Department hosted their third annual High School Piano Competition on Thursday, January 23 in Burckart Hall. While the majority of the contestants are from the Midwest region, contestants came from as far away as New York and Pennsylvania this year! Each performer played a Baroque or Classical piece and a Romantic or 20th [Continue Reading...]

Watch MSO Concertmaster Teach Masterclass at MBU

Watch MSO Concertmaster Teach Masterclass at MBU

Bethany Rhine reflects on her incredible masterclass experience with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s associate concertmaster, Ilana Setapan, this past Thursday. “I had the wonderful privilege of playing in a masterclass given by Ilana Setapan, associate concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. I chose to perform the third movement from Max Bruch’s “Scottish Fantasy.” The third movement [Continue Reading...]

Register Today for Incredible High School Music Experience

Register Today for Incredible High School Music Experience

Great Lakes Music Festival enthuses music students across the midwest every year! Last year, festival participants were thrilled with their experience. Read a few short testimonials below: The overall experience was incredible. It is amazing how they manage to teach these pieces in less than 24 hours and it all comes together in the end. [Continue Reading...]

Brewer’s “Flight of the Bumblebee” and More

Brewer’s “Flight of the Bumblebee” and More

Nathan Brewer performed his clarinet recital in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education. Brewer’s recital was prepared under the direction of Bethany Schultz.     Flight of the Bumblebee by Rimsky-Korsakov Concertino by Weber Poulenc Sonata for Clarinet and Piano Clarinet Quintet K.581 by Mozart Subscribers: click here to [Continue Reading...]

Leverich’s Conservatory Wins Another Big Award

Leverich’s Conservatory Wins Another Big Award

Conservatory of the Ozarks (Springfield, Missouri) owned by Heather Leverich, won the “2013 Best of Springfield Award in the Fine Art Schools.” This award is given to a business that achieves exemplary marketing success and enhances the community through exceptional customer service. The Springfield Award Program uses both internal and third party sources to analyze [Continue Reading...]

Christmas Festival Dec. 6 and 7

Christmas Festival Dec. 6 and 7

    Christmas is not just a story about Mary and Joseph, the birth of Christ, shepherds sent by angels, and wise men led by a star. Christmas is about God’s redemptive plan for mankind. We pray that this reverent proclamation of the Christmas message—set in a broader scriptural context—will help prepare your heart to [Continue Reading...]

Watch Alumni Perform Grad Recitals Live

Watch Alumni Perform Grad Recitals Live

Two of Maranatha’s music alumni are performing graduate recitals that can be watched live on ustream. Susan (Ferris) Yuen is performing her Master’s Degree Piano Pedagogy Recital at Arizona State University on Monday, November 25, at 5:00 PM MST/6 PM CST. Watch Susie perform live: Live Streaming Link As part of his Accompanying Master’s Degree at [Continue Reading...]