Nathan Ledgerwood’s Orchestra Earns Highest Ratings

Nathan Ledgerwood’s Orchestra Earns Highest Ratings

After graduating from Maranatha, Nathan Ledgerwood received his MM in Cello Performance from University of Texas, Austin, studying with Phyllis Young. After additional schooling for state certification, Nathan has been directing the orchestra at Walsh Middle School in Round Rock, Texas where he teaches over 100 string students, grades 6-8. Nathan’s orchestra earned all 1 [Continue Reading...]

Classical Kids Concert Pics

Classical Kids Concert Pics

Pictures: See pics from the Classical Kids Concert Here (a special thank you to Nathan Brewer for the photos). Concert Info: Read about the Classical Kids Concert Here. Upcoming Event Reminders: Don’t forget to come to Daniel Mulder’s Arranging Recital at 5:00 PM and Andrea Ly’s Piano Recital at 7:00 PM on Friday, February 22. Both [Continue Reading...]

Classical Kids Concert: February 21

Classical Kids Concert: February 21

“Flora and Fauna: Flowers and Critters” This year’s Classical Kids Concert features Diana Shapiro and Stanislava Varshavski, internationally acclaimed piano duo artists, as they combine their talents with the Maranatha Symphony Orchestra to perform Camille Saint-Säens’ Carnival of the Animals.  Included in this concert will be the famous Flower Duet from “Lakmé” and Leroy Anderson’s all-time favorite The Waltzing Cat. WHEN: The [Continue Reading...]

Watch Excerpts from 2012 Fall Festival

“SACRED MASTERWORKS—Past and Present” was the theme of Maranatha’s 2012 Fall Festival program. The combined choirs and symphony orchestra presented past masterworks of sacred choral symphonic literature including works of Mozart, Brahms, Faure, and Handel. Present sacred gems included Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven arranged by Lopez & Lynch, Holy, Holy, Holy arranged [Continue Reading...]

SAVE THE DATE: Oct 26

“SACRED MASTERWORKS—Past and Present” “SACRED MASTERWORKS—Past and Present” is the theme of the Fall Festival program Friday, October 26, 2012 at 7:00 PM in the Gym at Maranatha. The combined choirs and symphony orchestra will be presenting past masterworks of sacred choral symphonic literature including works of Mozart, Brahms, Faure, and Handel. Present sacred gems include [Continue Reading...]

Why Every Music Student Should Be In a Musical

Maranatha just finished it’s ninth and final performance of the musical, Anne of Green Gables under the direction of Carol Senn Ruffin. The orchestra was conducted by Dr. David Brown. The cast, crew, and musicians received outstanding reviews from the community, special guests, the student body, and faculty and staff. According to the orchestra members, Maranatha’s [Continue Reading...]