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All sorts of people bless us at MasterWorks! (Viewed: 737)
Posted by Kristina Rodel on June 28, 2014 @ 10:45 am

Check out all the different ways people "perform" at MasterWorks!
 
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New Music, New Friends, Fresh Start! (Viewed: 416)
Posted by Yeon-Kyung Kim on June 25, 2014 @ 3:00 pm

Let's see how the first week of MasterWorks is!While you are practicing...Look what our Tech Teamcan do for the orchestra concert!The Lord calls your talent for the Sunday Morning Service. Joyful, joyful, MasterWorks! Our God is awesome!! :: continue

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MasterWorks 2014 has begun! (Viewed: 716)
Posted by Kristina Rodel on June 18, 2014 @ 9:50 am

The fun is just starting. Dr. Kavanaugh leads us in songs of praise on the first Sunday of the MasterWorks festival. Rich Swingle performs "Lazarus" at the faculty recital. Gert Kumi and Lindsay Gamble play the violin on Schumann's Piano Quintet Op. 44. :: continue

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It's beginning to look a lot like...... (Viewed: 69)
Posted by Yeon-Kyung Kim on June 12, 2014 @ 2:30 pm

......MasterWorks!  Westminster is ready to welcome tech team tomorrow and the students on Sunday!     God is so good to allow us to celebrate 18 years of MasterWorks!    The office ladies are ready to check in the flood of students that will arrive in :: continue

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Welcome Our Summer Interns! (Viewed: 640)
Posted by Tiffany Rott on June 4, 2014 @ 10:00 pm

This summer we welcomed two interns to the MasterWorks Festival office. Let me introduce you to Kristina and Yeon-Kyung.Kristina was born and raised in small town Wisconsin. She attended Abundant Life Christian Schoolin Madison for 10 years, graduating :: continue

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Are You Ready For MasterWorks 2014? (Viewed: 734)
Posted by Tiffany Rott on May 28, 2014 @ 10:00 pm

By Janelle Berry and Claire KeenerMasterWorks 2014 is only 18 days away (14 if you are on our tech team)—Are you ready?The office staff is busy getting ready for MWF 2014! New t-shirts designed? Check. Orchestra music ordered and ready? Check. Forms organized :: continue

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The Hope of the Resurrection in Mahler's Symphony No. 2 (Viewed: 163)
Posted by Jonathan Keener on May 21, 2014 @ 10:00 pm

Dr. Jonathan Keener looks at one of Mahler's greatest works, his Symphony No. 2 ("The Resurrection"), and how this speaks to the hope we have of eternal life. :: continue

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Unfocused (Viewed: 514)
Posted by Chelsea Harshfield on May 15, 2014 @ 10:00 pm

Remember that one time…when I forgot to write a blog?? I guess you could say I have been a little… unfocused lately. Actually, I think that can adequately describe my life for the past 2 months. Let me clarify, a couple months ago I accepted a job for :: continue

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Remove the Dross! (Viewed: 427)
Posted by Patrick Kavanaugh on May 7, 2014 @ 10:00 pm

Today’s blog comes from Dr. Kavanaugh’s devotional book, Devotions from the World of Music.Remove the dross from the silver, and out comes material for the silversmith; remove the wicked from the king’s presence, and his throne will be established through :: continue

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Waiting (Viewed: 887)
Posted by Elianna Thorne on April 24, 2014 @ 3:00 pm

Patience can be hard. We’re all waiting for something: the perfect job, things to get better, spring . . . In God’s eyes this all passes in a blink of an eye. Wouldn’t that be nice?What don’t we mind waiting for? Sales on Black Friday, our favorite movie :: continue

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Looking from the Outside In (Viewed: 668)
Posted by Chelsea Harshfield on April 16, 2014 @ 10:00 pm

Today on the blog, Chelsea gives us a non-performers view of a performer’s world.As some of you may know, I am not a performing artist. I played the clarinet for marching and symphonic band when I was in high school, I worked backstage for one play my :: continue

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Judge Mozart Not, Lest Ye be Judged (Viewed: 1167)
Posted by Patrick Kavanaugh on April 9, 2014 @ 10:00 pm

In today's blog, Dr. Kavanaugh talk about our tendency to be judgemental. I suppose that there is no way to write a book and not be criticized. Over the years, I have heard an amazing range of criticism about my writings, and much of it is quite valid. :: continue

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Patron Spotlight (Viewed: 424)
Posted by Meghan Rader on April 3, 2014 @ 10:00 pm

Scan your eyes across Rodeheaver Auditorium during a concert, and you will most likely find Tom and Donna Miller in the audience with smiles on their faces. Before the concert, you will often see them volunteering in some way. Tom frequently serves as :: continue

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Challenge Winner! (Viewed: 597)
Posted by Tiffany Rott on March 26, 2014 @ 10:00 pm

Congratuations to Derek! He is our Spring Challenge: Caption That! winner as well as the overall challenge winner of a $1000 scholarship to MasterWorks this summer. Tell us about yourself:My name is Derek Eilert and I am 16 years old. I live in Michigan :: continue

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Coming this summer! (Viewed: 691)
Posted by Jonathan Keener on March 5, 2014 @ 10:00 pm

As we are preparing for this summer, we thought you'd enjoy reading one of the program notes.Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) was one of the most talented child prodigies in classical music history. Robert Schumann, composer and music critic, called Mendelssohn :: continue

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Perfect Inspiration (Viewed: 819)
Posted by Patrick Kavanaugh on February 26, 2014 @ 10:00 pm

Today's blog post comes from Dr. and Mrs. Kavanaugh's book, Devotions from the World of Music. We learn where inspiration comes from"How much more with your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!" ~Matthew 7:11A devastating earthquake :: continue

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Spring Challenge-Caption That! (Viewed: 103)
Posted by Tiffany Rott on February 19, 2014 @ 1:10 pm

It's time for our Spring Challenge! If you're new to the challenge world, fear not! Long story short, you'll have a number of opportunities to enter our spring drawing for the grand prize: a $1000 scholarship to MasterWorks 2014. (View complete contest :: continue

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Imperfection (Viewed: 919)
Posted by Elianna Thorne on February 12, 2014 @ 10:00 pm

If you are anything like me, the title of this post makes you squirm a little. MasterWorks exists in the classical bubble, so I know I am in good company. Imperfection is the enemy, right? Growing up as a classicalmusician, I was taught again and again :: continue

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Worshipping God with Classical Music (Viewed: 6073)
Posted by Patrick Kavanaugh on February 6, 2014 @ 10:00 pm

On the blog today, Dr. Kavanaugh talks about worshipping God through our performance. One of the many teachings we have at the MasterWorks Festival concerns worship – not just by singing Christian songs – but by playing Beethoven sonatas and Brahms symphonies. :: continue

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Winter Challenge Winner-Hannah Musser (Viewed: 1224)
Posted by Tiffany Rott on January 29, 2014 @ 8:00 pm

 Tell us about yourselfMy name is Hannah Kaye Musser, and I am a homeschooled senior in high school in the program Classical Conversations. I have been a classical ballet dancer for about 9.5 years, currently dancing about 15 hours a week, and a pianist :: continue

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