Conductors

Lewis Rosove, Conductor

Lewis Rosove has been teaching as an adjunct instructor at Maranatha since 2010. His viola experience includes playing in the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra as Assistant Principal Viola from 1986 to 2008. He has also held the position of Adjunct Professor of Viola at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from 2002 to 2014. Lewis Rosove and his wife, Sandra, have been married since October 2005 and were recently voted into membership at Fellowship Baptist Church in Watertown, WI. Lewis Rosove conducts our Advanced Orchestra.

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Allen Probus is in his eleventh season as cellist in the Kansas City Symphony. He studied with Stephen Gerber, principal cellist of the Cleveland Orchestra, at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he received a master’s degree. He also received his undergraduate degree from Bob Jones University. Allen has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra and has toured Europe and the Far East with the Detroit and Pittsburgh Symphonies. Past summer festival engagements have included the Eastern Music Festival, Grand Teton Music Festival, Spoleto USA, Blossom Music Festival, and the National Repertory Orchestra. Allen is also a member of the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra and is the music director at Tri-City Baptist Church. Allen Probus conducts the Intermediate Orchestra and coaches the Advanced cellists.

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Ben Culver began his training on violin at the age of three. He earned a Bachelor degree in Music Education from the University of Michigan and a Masters degree in Arts Management from Eastern Michigan University. He currently teaches over 300 students in the Saline Area School system in Michigan, a position he has held since 2000. Ben is a member of the National Association for Music Education and the American String Teachers Association. Ben Culver conducts the Beginner Orchestra.

Other Faculty


Ries Barlow (Camp Director)
Emillie Blair
Emillie Blair (Violin)
Emily Custer
Emily Custer (Theory, Improvisation)

Moriah Custer (Theory, Accompanist)
Dr Seth Custer
Dr. Seth Custer (Theory, Composition)
Tim
Tim Hammond (Cello, Chamber, Choir)

Liesel Muzzi (Theory)
Joanna Nerius
Joanna Nerius (Violin, Chamber)
Nicole Schmidt
Nicole Schmidt (Violin, Chamber)
Jonathan Wessel
Jonathan Wessel (Cello, Chamber)
Stephanie Wright
Stephanie Wright (Violin, Twinkle)
Leanna York
Leanna York (Violin, Twinkle, Choir)