MPK Christian Celtic Band is a delicious blend of Scottish Culture.  You’ll savor a musical experience not soon forgotten!  Toe tapping traditional Scottish fiddle tunes with a little Irish thrown in for good seasoning, Highland dancing, our own original songs and a few history lessons await your senses.

Heritage: We are proud to display our Macneil tartan throughout this website and at our concerts.

Music: We perform many traditional 18th century Scottish Fiddle tunes. We also write and perform all our own songs. Our concerts integrate music, poems, worship, and dance and have a positive message for the whole family.

MPK in Concert

Members: The band consists of the Mama (M) and the PKs (Preacher’s kids).

MPK Christian Celtic band is made up of 7 family members. Pastor Ron Johnson acts as master of ceremonies and is a Scottish historian. Deb Johnson is the Mama, whose talents include writing some of the original songs for the group, vocals, classical and electric guitar and violin. Preacher’s Kid Dawn Wolf, an adult daughter, is a songwriter and vocalist, and performs on flute, whistles and bass guitar. Maranatha Elmhorst, Preacher’s college Kid, is a vocalist, plays keyboard, guitar, bagpipes, dance and songwriting. Joanna Johnson, Preacher’s other college daughter, performs Celtic vocals violin, dance and songwriting. Preacher’s Grandkid Noah Wolf, performs on djembe, bodhran, drums, accordion, keyboard and composes fiddle tunes.  Vince Elmhorst, also a college student (spouse to Maranatha) and musician who performs on the sax, is the sound tech for the band and runs a 20 channel board, Yamaha EMX 5000.

Locale: MPK hails from Central Wisconsin and has performed in five states and also in Scotland. MPK has a message and a ministry that they want to share with you. Check us out on the web at www.mpkband.com  and play their music @ www.myspace.com/mpkband.  MPK currently has 4 CD’s available.  They completed their 4th project called “Almost Home” which is a mix of traditional Scottish Fiddle tunes and original songs in the Celtic style.  Almost Home 2010 and MPK Forever fiddling 2008 are available on www.cdbaby.com and amazon and itunes.

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