Chuck Marohnic



chuck MAROHNIC, pianist

chuck MAROHNIC, pianist

For 20 years, Chuck has had the privilege of serving as Music Director in numerous churches
including United Methodist, Roman Catholic and United Churches of Christ. He is also a frequent
guest performer and clinician at many churches and conferences throughout the US. His associationwith Rev. Dr. Eric Elnes began at Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ in Scottsdale, AZ where he served as Director of Music for the now well known Studio Worship service.

After retiring from Arizona State University in 2003 as Director of Jazz Studies and moving to Louisville, KY with his wife Mary Ann, Chuck was asked by Eric Elnes, now senior Pastor at Countryside CommunityChurch in Omaha, NE to help develop a jazz based worship service there. During this period, Rev .Elnes approached Chuck with the idea of an Internet ministry. Both Eric and Chuck worked on developing what is now known worldwide as Darkwood Brew where Chuckserves as Music Director leading a jazz quartet.

Chuck also serves as Director of Education and Sanctuary Jazz for Music Serving the Word
Ministries, Scottsdale, AZ. Sanctuary Jazz now includes numerous published books of jazz
arrangements of church hymns for several publishers and many CD recordings.
For a full discography and bibliography of Chuckʼs work, visit his website at: and

Chuck's Latest  Recording Project "The Jazz Psalms Project".



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The Lord Lives

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Out Of The Depths


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 Give It Up

 Now On Land And Sea Descending

Never Place A Period


Sanctuary Jazz

Sanctuary Jazz Solo PIano


Surely The Presence

To purchase these CD's and others

Chuck's Web Site can be found here:


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