MB Director: Kelly Dehnert has served on music faculties of college campuses in Wyoming and Africa. He received Trumpet performance degrees from the University of Arizona (BM) and Yale University School of Music (MM). In addition, Kelly has received a Doctor of Ministry degree from Covenant Theological Seminary. His love for chamber music and interest in music from a spiritual perspective sparked his interest in developing and coordinating the Arts in the Alps: Musik-Brucken. Email Kelly
Director - Muttersprach Program: Scott Morningstar teaches Native American culture at Montana Bible College (formerly at Montana State University). Scott and Sherri have worked with Native American Indian Ministries since 1980 in churches throughout the northwestern United States and in Canada. The Morningstars became part of Musik-Brücken in 2012, teaching classes in the schools on Native American culture. Email Scott
Administrative Assistant: Britney Wood (Dehnert) has traveled to Austria since she was 12 years old. She received a degree in Education from Covenant College and has taught high school English for four years. She is a singer and has published her first book, "Journey of the Maple." She is married to Patrick, a professional musician (songwriter, singer, pianist, and guitarist) and they have two children. Email Britney
Founder of Muttersprach Program | Board Member: Bettyann Henderson taught 32 years in Christian schools - general music, choir, theatre, and publications. A consultant to Classical Christian schools, she teaches piano and early childhood music classes. She has degrees in Bible (Highland College), Liberal Arts (Colorado Christian), Education (Reformed Theological Seminary) and English Literature (Wroxton College in Oxfordshire, England). Email Bettyann
Co-Founder: Scott MacNaughton founded Arts in the Alps, the umbrella organization for Musik-Brucken. He has pastored churches in Australia and the United States. Scott also founded Fathers in the Field, a mentoring ministry to fatherless boys. He currently pastors Covenant Presbyterian Church in Lander, Wyoming, USA. Scott is an Advisory member of the Board. Email Scott
Pianist | Board Member: Mary Hamilton was the piano accompanist for the Duke University Chorale for many years. She acted as Minister of Music at Church of the Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, North Carolina until 2017. She is currently retired and enjoying her grandchildren full-time.
Music Director: Scott Finch says he is deeply intrigued by the interaction of human movement and its effect on vocal production and communication. As the Choral Director at Covenant College, he is an active adjudicator, clinician, and guest conductor of ensembles ranging from collegiate to elementary amateurs. He is passionate about teaching the discipline of music because it is a direct result of being in union with Christ (Colossians 3:16 & Psalm 150). Email Scott
Director of Instrumental Music | Board: Matt Kiefer has performed around the world. He toured with the Langlois Quartet and played with the Memphis Symphony. He is primarily a classical violinist, but he also performs folk, jazz, and rock. He teaches violin, viola, and chamber music at High Point University in High Point, North Carolina. Dr. Kiefer holds degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music, the University of North Carolina, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Email Matt
Musik-Brücken was created to bring Glory to God by building relational bridges in Austria through the Arts and Education.