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Alum Explores Joy of Musical Freedom in German Grad Program

As an undergrad at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), Nathan Bontrager loved to experiment with music, a characteristic that has taken him through a master’s degree in modern cello in Maryland and into a second master’s program in early music in Germany. “I am trying to be a musician playing the music I care about,” said Bontrager in an interview with an EMU reporter. For ...More

Music Gala a Tribute to Matt Garber

The EMU music department‘s celebratory concert for the fall semester will include a tribute to a 2008 EMU graduate who died this summer. The concert will be held 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in EMU’s Lehman Auditorium and will feature EMU music students and faculty performing alongside one another. “Death cannot separate,” a new piece ...More

Music Profs to Give Concert

John Fast and Joan Griffing Photo by Jim Bishop The Eastern Mennonite University department of music will present a faculty recital 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, in Martin Chape ...More

Bell Leads ‘Engaging’ Sessions at EMU

John Bell engrosses his audience at EMU as he leads a spiritual life week session on "Engaging Jesus."Photo by Jim Bishop John Bell is a breath of fresh air in environments filled with tedious and wearisom ...More