Competitions

Fall Semester Concerto Competition:

Maranatha music students can compete in the concerto competition. 1st Prize: $100.00 and performance of the concerto with the Maranatha Symphony Orchestra in February.

2013 Winner: TRISHA HERBERT/PIANO

2012 Winner: PHILIP LEDGERWOOD/VIOLIN (read more about the award here)

2011 Winner: LEANNA YORK/VIOLIN

Spring Semester Music Commencement Contest:

Every spring, music majors and minors compete in the annual music commencement contest. Maranatha hires adjudicators from area universities, and the adjudicators are always impressed by the level of our students. Winners perform in a student body honors concert, and a cash prize is awarded to the overall winner.

2013 Overall Winner: ANDREA LY/PIANO (read more about the award here)

2012 Overall Winner: WILL BROWN/BRASS

Outstanding Musician  Award:

Each year, Maranatha awards an “Outstanding Musician” award to the graduate who best exhibits the spirit of Maranatha in his/her academics, musicianship, and ministry.

2013 Recipient: KARA BURGESS (read more about the award here)

2012 Recipient: JUSTIN LANDERS

2011 Recipient: CHRISTINA BRIER (4.0)

High School Piano Competition:

Maranatha holds a piano competition for high school students the last Thursday in January.  For more info, see the piano competition page. (read about last year’s winner here)