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Mennonite Girls in a Modern World

Jun 16, 2020

Music is a way of life for many Mennonites. Though the styles may vary from colony to colony, the love of music remains steady no matter where you go in the Mennonite world.

On today's show, Melanie and Maria recount their own musical stories, sharing the different ways music shaped and filled their lives. Plus, Maria gives a quick cultural lesson on 'lange weise': an Old Colony singing style unique to the Mennonite culture. 

For additional resources, click on the links below:

Singing, Old Colony Mennonites article

Singing, Old Colony Mennonites video

It's Gonna Be a Good Day by The Fehrs video