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The Chapel at CrossPoint Buffalo, NY
for musicians, lead worshipers, technicians, songwriters, indie artists, and creative types of all kinds to improve skill and inspire talent
FOR GOD’S GLORY!
DAVID PETER FURLER CROWDER
PHIL JOEL PAUL BALOCHE
BRENTON BROWN & THE WORSHIP REPUBLIC
THE CITY HARMONIC
CHRISTY & NATHAN NOCKELS DOYLE DYKES
photographer & visual artist
BENJI & JENNA COWART JERRY GILLIS - keynote
May 4-5, 2012 The Chapel at CrossPoint, Buffalo, NY www.ChristianMusicianSummit.com
Lots of Folks Like You 120+ Workshops 45+ Exhibitors 60+ Presenters 1 God of All
Our mission is to provide excellent resources for Christian musicians and creative types in order to improve skill and inspire talent all for God’s glory.
TABLE of CONTENTS
FRIDAY, MAY 4 8:00am Doors Open / Registration / Exhibits open all day 9:00 Opening Worship: Brenton Brown 9:30 Keynote Message: Pastor Jerry Gillis 10:15 Session 1 11:30 12:30pm 2:00 3:00 4:15 5:15 6:30 7:00
Sessions are when the workshop breakouts happen
Session 2 Lunch (on your own) / Exhibits Afternoon Worship: Paul Baloche Session 3 Session 4 Dinner (on your own) / Exhibits Doors open for Concert David Crowder with Christy Nockels & Doyle Dykes opening
Welcome & Schedule _______________ 3 Sponsors & Exhibitors ________________ 4 Artists & Presenters _______________ 8-11 Session 1 Workshops (Fri.) _______ 14-15 Session 2 Workshops (Fri.) _______ 15-16 Session 3 Workshops (Fri.) _______ 16-17 Session 4 Workshops (Fri) ________ 17-18 Session 5 Workshops (Sat.) _______ 20-21 Session 6 Workshops (Sat.) _______ 21-22 Session 7 Workshops (Sat.) _______ 22-23 Sessoin 8 Workshops (Sat.) _______ 23-24 Join us in 2013____________________ 25 Campus Map _____________________ 26
SATURDAY, MAY 5 8:00am Doors Open / Registration / Exhibits Open 9:00 Opening Worship: Brenton Brown 9:30 Keynote Message: Pastor Jerry Gillis 10:15 Session 5 11:30 Session 6 12:30pm Lunch (on your own) / Exhibits 2:00 Afternoon Concert: Blues Counsel 3:00 Session 7 4:15 Session 8 5:15 Dinner (on your own) / Exhibits 6:30 Doors open for Concert 7:00 Peter Furler w/ Phil Joel with The City Harmonic & Benji & Jenna Cowart opening
POLICIES CHILDREN & INFANTS We do not provide a special rate for children. Though there are many talented young musicians, we recommend that children 12 and under, as well as infants, not attend the conference. If you are a nursing mother and must bring your infant, please respect the other registrants by leaving a workshop, session or concert if your baby becomes disruptive. Children are welcome to attend the evening concerts. Again, please respect other attendees by taking your child out if they become distracting. RECORDING Audio or video recording the workshops, sessions and/or concerts is prohibited, due to licensing arrangements.
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SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS
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Audio Technica Aviom Christian Musician Magazine Conference in a Box DVD’s D’Addario EasyWorship Elite Core Etymotic Evans Family Life Network Guitar Center HK Audio iConnectivity IndieHeaven.com Kingdom Bound Ministries
Leadworship.com Listen Technologies Martin Guitars Martin Professional, Inc. Masterview Studio Media Smart Solutions Musician’s Threads Need it by Sunday New Life Media Northeastern University ONSong Planet Waves PreSonus Produced By Matt Kees Rain Computers
Roland Shure Thrive Magazine Ultimate Ears Waves WDCX Radio Westone Music Products Worship MD Worship! Musician Magazine WorshipTogether.com Yamaha Yamaha Commercial Audio Yorkville Sound
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Be sure to check out these workshops w/ Corey, CJ & David Owens 2/22/12 SESSION 1 & 7 - “More Than a Pianist” - Room 305 SESSION 2 - “Recording Solutions for Ad Job name: AC-33/Keaggy Songwriters” - Room 305 Job #: 2924 Date: 2-21-12 Magazine: Christian Musician Description: FP Plexiglas” - Children’s Theater Prep: SE SESSION 5 - “Electronic Percussion - Dynamics Without Ad March/April 2012 SESSION 6 - “Super Looper” - Room 305 SESSION 7 - “Bass & Drum Synergy” - Children’s Theater SESSION 8 - “Creating the Ultimate Tone” - Room 305
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Be sure to check out the Yamaha Commercial Audio workshops... You can’t miss their location in the lobby.
“Analog vs. Digital” “Digital Mixers in Live Worship” “Advanced Digital Mixing”
And in room 336 “Speakers: How to Have a Sound Sound System” “Tuning to the Room”
Worship Arts Technology Summit
This is the most comprehensive in-depth and hands on training available for your worship team.
Audio - Music Lighting Vocals - Media
Biola - La Mirada CA - June 2012 San Jose CA - July 2012 Ridgecrest NC October - 2012 Dallas TX - October 2012 Sandy Cove MD - February 2013
*locations and dates subject to change
Be sure to check out these Workshops with Mike Overlin & Erick Hailstone... SESSION SESSION SESSION SESSION SESSION 1 2 3 7 8 “Basics of Improvisation” - Room 309 “Music Technology for Modern Worship” - Room 309 “Guitar” - Erick Hailstone “Music Technology for Modern Worship” - Room 309 “Arranger Workstations in Worship” - Room 309
DAVID CROWDER Worship singer/songwriter known for his work with the David Crowder*Band and Passion Worship. Author of many favorites, including “Wholly Yours,” “Here is Our King,” “How He Loves,” “Oh, Happiness,” and many more. CHRISTY NOCKELS Singer, songwriter, worship leader. Formerly with the group Watermark with her husband Nathan. Christy is known for her beautiful voice on the Passion Worship recordings, and solo projects as well. PETER FURLER Worshiper, singer, songwriter, producer. Spent many years as the front man for Newsboys. Author of great songs like ‘It Is You,’ ‘Something Beautiful,’ ‘He Reigns,’ ‘Million Pieces.’ His latest CD ‘On Fire’ features the hits ‘Reaching’ and ‘Matter of Faith’ PHIL JOEL Known for his many years as the bassist for the Newsboys, now doing solo work to focus on new music that would serve to support his growing desire for more hands on ministry... deliberatePeople.
THE CITY DOYLE DYKES HARMONIC Doyle has developed a distinct, Dove nominated recognizable sound that amazes New Artist of audiences with skill while capturing the Year 2012... hearts with sincerity and soul. He Whether in is a legendary fingerstyle guitarist full-on pop who has played with everyone explosion or in ethereal ballad, the songs of The City from Chet Atkins, to Vince Gill to Harmonic connect to that missing piece in all of us Phil Keaggy. and give us cause and permission to sing out. Which PAUL BALOCHE frankly is part of the band’s DNA. Worship leader, songwriter, artist on Integrity Music. Latest release “The Same Love” is quickly BENJI & becoming a lead worshiper’s JENNA favorite... also wrote “Your COWART Name,” “How Great is the Love,” Worship leaders “Glorious,” “Open the Eyes of My at The Chapel. Heart,” “Hosanna (Praise is Rising)” Songwriters signed to Word Music Publishing ... BRENTON look for their release, “Letters to the Church at BROWN Buffalo” Worshiper, singer, BLUES COUNSEL songwriter, artist Killer band of on Kingsway. session pros. Author of House band for ‘Everlasting CMS@theChapel God,’ ‘Hosanna (Praise is Rising),’ ‘Lord, Reign and Kingdom in Me,’ ‘Hallelujah (Your Love is Amazing).’ Most Bound Festival. recent CD ‘Our God is Near’ features the hit ‘Joyful.’ THE WORSHIP REPUBLIC is :: BEN SHOWALTER has played drums for Tim Hughes, Chasing Furies, Luna Halo, LaRue, Matt JEREMY COWART Maher, Michael Gungor Band and many others. :: World-class photographer and SCOTTY MURRAY has played guitar for Aaron graphic artist... has shot celebrities Shust, Rebecca St. James, Jesse Baylin, Brian Littrell, from TV & Film, as well as musical Meredith Andrews and Natalie Grant. :: artists of all genres. He is also the DANIEL ORNELLAS was the bassist for Tree63. founder of “Help-Portait” as well as He has also played with Paul Colman, Michael “Voices of Haiti” Gungor, Tim Hughes, Matt Maher and many others. JERRY GILLIS Lead pastor of The Chapel at Crosspoint. Mission is to reach every man, woman and child with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Keynote speaker both mornings.
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CARL ALBRECHT Drummer for Paul Baloche and many other Integrity artists. Session musician & clinician
DIANA CUA songwriter, record label coowner, directly involved in the music business for over 30 years, counselor to musician’s wives RICK CUA Minister of Pastoral Care at Grace Chapel in Franklin, TN, Blues Counsel bassist, music industry executive, president of Kingdom Bound Ministries. ALAN DUSEL Worship Arts Pastor of The Chapel at Crosspoint. Owner and engineer of Starfields Productions.
CHIP ALLEN Yamaha Commercial Audio House of Worship rep with Yamaha Commercial Audio.
RAY BENNETT Buffalo native. Has performed with Buffalo Philharmonic, Amherst Saxophone Quartet, Buffalo Swing and the Chapel at CrossPoint worship team... also Aretha Franklin, Four Tops & Temptations. GREGG BISSONETTE Sought after drummer for studio and the road. Tours with Ringo Starr, performs with James Taylor, Toto, Joe Satriani, Spinal Tap, and many others. MITCH BOHANNON Pioneer in the development of the Cut-Capo, worship leader, guitarist, techie from Sulphur, LA. Regular contributor to Worship Musician & Christian Musician mags. TOM BROOKS Producer, keyboardist, music theory clinician. Has worked with Ron Kenoly, Don Moen, Bob Fitts, Twial Paris, Abraham Laboriel, Vinnie Colaiuta, Sheila E & others. JOHN CARTER Producer & recording engineer at MasterView Studios, a studio that has been in operation for over 25 years. He’s also the founder of New Vine Media. JACOB CODY Yamaha Commercial Audio House of Worship Manager for Yamaha Commercial Audio.
MIKE FAILLA Manager of the worship venue for The Kingdom Bound Music Festival, serves on the board of directors of KBM, assoc. Pastor of worship at Evangel AOG, Williamsville, NY COREY FOURNIER Corey is the Market Development Manager for Roland Corporation US. Author of All About Music Technology in Worship published by Hal Leonard.
DOUG GOULD founder of Worship MD (Market Development) consulting firm.The companies that support his activities are Audio-Technica, Presonus, Aviom, D’Addario, Evans, and Planet Waves, Pro-Mark, Listen Technologies.
SHERI GOULD Worship Leader, vocal clinician for conferences worldwide, columnist for Worship Musician! Magazine
BEN GOWELL Guitarist for Paul Baloche, Michael W. Smith, Sara Groves and others. Producer, songwriter
PAUL CONSTABLE EasyWorship Communications Director and events manager for EasyWorship software. JON COOK Director of Media Ministries at The Chapel at Crosspoint. Technical Director of the CMS Streaming Video for CMS@theChapel.
ERICK HAILSTONE Yamaha Clinician for Yamaha Instruments. Multi-instrumentalist who attended Berklee College of music. BOB HALLIGAN JR.
Songwriter. 200 songs have been recorded and released internationally, with 30 million units sold. Written for Cher, Michael Bolton, KISS, Kathy Mattea and dozens more. Professor of Songwriting at Syracuse University. : 9
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REV. PAT HILKEY Sr. Pastor for 19 years, in the ministry for 25 years. Currently pastors a growing multi-cultural, multi-staffed church, Evangel AOG in Williamsville, NY TONY HOOPER Blues Counsel guitarist, worship leader, singer/songwriter, producer, keyboardist. Has worked with Lindell Cooley, Michael W. Smith, Rick Cua and more... JOSH HOLOWICKI Josh’s passion is to help the Church use entertainment technology to share the message of Christ in a relevant way. He’s on staff at NorthRidge Church as Lighting Director. CRAIG CJ JONES Clinician for Roland. Session Gutiarist having performed with Leif Garrett, Edgar Winter, Susan Anton, Tori Amos and many others. Songwriter, producer, engineer. TOM KEEFER Yorkville Sound Product specialist for Yorkville Sound with 30+ experience... audio, guitar, bass, keys and songwriting. DAN KINDA Lighting technician for The Chapel at Crosspoint.
KEITH MOHR Founder/owner of IndieHeaven. com. Has been serving independents since 1997. Keith & his wife Sue developed the Indie Mechanics Series. MIKE OVERLIN Manager Worship Resources with Yamaha Corporation of America. Worship leader, sax player, audio engineer. DAVID OWENS Drummer for the Norm Stockton Group. Played with Tommy Walker, Thomas Dolby, The Righteous Brothers, many others. Was house drummer for the LA production of the Lion King (over 900 shows) DR. STEPHEN PHIFER
Worship leader & contributor to CreatorMagazine.com with 30 years of experience in music ministry. He now serves First Baptist Church at the Mall, Lakeland FL as Worship Orchestra Director.
AIMEE REID-SYCH Director of Worship and Arts Ministry at The Tabernacle, in Orchard Park, NY. Teaches at worship conferences, outreach ministries, youth & women’s events. EMEDIN RIVERA Percussionist for Blues Counsel. Session musician. Has played with Harry Belafante, Gregory Hines, Paquito De Rivera, Vicky Sue Robinson, Angela Bofill, Gloria Gaynor to name a few... MARK ROGERS Drummer for the well-loved band Newworldson
LLOYD KINKADE Yamaha Commercial Audio House of Worship rep with Yamaha Commercial Audio.
TOM LANE Blues Counsel guitarist, singer/ songwriter, producer from Nashville, TN. Has worked with Matt Redman, Tim Hughes, Don Moen and many more... WILL McFARLANE Blues Counsel guitarist, singer/ songwriter. Played with Bonnie Raitt as well as the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section. RICHARD MOORE Bassist for the well-loved band Newworldson
SUSAN ROSS-MOHR Co-Founder of Indie Mechanics with Keith Mohr. Marketing and promotions director for MXTV, and involved with Creative Promotions/ Marketing & Consulting for The Inner Vizion. MICHAEL ROSSBACK Bassist for Paul Baloche, guitarist, singer/songwriter, producer.
MARK RUSH Yamaha Commercial Audio House of Worship rep with Yamaha Commercial Audio.
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GEORGE SABOLICK Martin Guitars Worship musician and leader, as well as a clinician for Martin Guitars. NATHAN SALTER Worship leader, ordained minister, producer, singer/songwriter, drummer, choral director. Founder & CEO of Salter’s Christian Music. JOEY SANCHEZ Rep for Ultimate Ears by Logitech. Session drummer. Has played for Jeremy Camp, Hawk Nelson, Nathan Lee, Ruth, Kutless and others. NORM STOCKTON Solo bassist. Clinician for MTD Basses and GK Amps and CMS conferences. Bassist for Lincoln Brewster. Columnist for Christian Musician DARYL SUTTON Key Acct Mgr for House of Worship for Martin Professional, Inc. 23 yr veteran in pro Lighting and Audio industry. Life passion is to ‘Inspire, Educate & Enable’ growth of technology in the worship experience.
JOE VACANTI Pastor of High School Ministries at The Chapel at Crosspoint. Founder of the Skool of Rock.
PAUL WARNER Paul plays drums for the Chapel at CrossPoint. Has performed at Kingdom Bound with Ron Kenoly and Will McFarlane. Has also performed on the KB compilation CD. JIMI WILLIAMS Director of Worship Resources for EMI CMG Publishing. Oversees WorshipTogether.com. Worship leader for students and adults for over 15 years. CINDY WILT COLVILLE a music publisher, songwriting consultant and a twenty-six year veteran of the Christian music business, she provides independent songwriters access to credible professional feedback and creative development through a variety of services
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Instructor Title & Description
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LEADERSHIP / TEAMS / ALL MUSICIANS Tom Lane & Fireside Mentoring 101 Rick Cua Room Modeling, Inspiring, and Serving the next generation leaders. If we don’t provide the opportunity and platform for talents and gifts to bloom within The Church, we’ll lose them to a world that will! Rick and Tom speak candidly from their experiences of helping younger musicians succeed God’s way. Mike Overlin 309 Basics of Improvisation (great for melodic instruments, e.g. winds, strings) For all instrumentalists. We will cover the basics of improvisation and explore how the worship soloist can add to your church’s worship experience. What to play, when to play and when not to play. Tony Hooper 322 The Guitarist (Musician) Who Survived “The Guitarist / Musician Who Survived” - You’ve thought about getting a part time job at Kinko’s or the local fast food joint, but the very thought of it seems to rupture your total groove. It’s time to tap into the fullness of God’s gifting on our lives and make the most of every talent. Where do we start and what are the steps to surviving in this crumbling economy? VOCALS East Sheri Gould Basic Vocal Technique We’ll discuss basic vocal technique and care for the voice. Learn how to strengthen your Worship Center voice and increase your range. Learn how to improve your tone and relieve tension in your voice We’ll discuss stage presence, communication, – all part of what we do as we sing and lead in worship – all this and more are covered in this interactive class that’s fun yet very informative. GUITAR Ben Gowell Choir Electric Guitar in Worship Room What is the role of electric guitar in worship? This will be a genral class covering a variety of guitar topics (chords, scales, part ideas, playing in a band, etc.) We’ll discuss practical techniques as well as matters of the heart. Mitch 319 Cut Capo for Beginners Bohannon The Cut Capo is proven to be an incredible tool for guitar players of all levels. Come learn how you can begin to grow as a guitar player even if you’ve never tried to play before! In this class, I’ll cover how to begin...teaching children and start-up guitar players...basic cut-capo chords and techniques. BASS Norm Stockton The Worship Bassist and the Art of Groove - part 1 Orchestra Room An intensive look at effective bass playing in a worship band! In the first half of this two-part clinic, topics will include warm-ups, technique, phrasing, arrangement, groove/ time/feel, developing a groove vocabulary, musical styles, rhythm chart basics, gear talk and more. Ministry perspectives and encouragements will be liberally sprinkled throughout! DRUMS & PERCUSSION Gregg Children’s The Servant Drummer Bissonette Theater Meeting the needs of your current situation and the song you’re playing. KEYS Corey Fournier More Than a Pianist 305 (repeated on Saturday) Whether you took lessons or not, playing keyboard in a praise band requires skills that most piano lessons don’t cover. The fact is, you have giftedness that you haven’t tapped into yet, and this class will help you go beyond your role as a keyboardist and expand into your new territory. SONGS & INDIE ARTISTS Bob Halligan Jr Wow How? Getting Your Song on Next Year’s Collection Wedding Chapel Analysis of what gets onto WOW discs & how you can join the parade! Keith Mohr & 332 IndieMechanics: Diagnostics Susan RossFirst thing mechanics do when a car enters the shop is conduct tests on vital systems. Let Mohr us take you through our diagnostics we call “The Discovery Process.” The more you know about your business-ministry, the better you’ll perform. Keith Mohr (www.indieheaven.com) and Sue Ross-Mohr (www.theinnervizion.com). AUDIO Doug Gould 323 Mixing and Recording Your Worship Service How do your worship service recordings sound? Awful? Why? That’s what we’re going to talk about. There are methods that you may not be aware of that will greatly improving the quality of your recordings and it may not require any additional equipment. We’ll explain the use of aux busses and ambient mics to achieve a more a more realistic mix; the pros and cons stereo vs. multitrack recordings; formats: cassette/CD/mp3/. Wav/ cloud and the various delivery options. We’ll run through the advantages of using a digital mixer to mix your service while simultaneously recording all the parts. Next, you’ll learn how to edit t and produce the tracks to create a finished stereo master. (Sponsored by PreSonus)
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Instructor AUDIO Jacob Cody & Mark Rush Title & Description
VISUAL MEDIA Dan Kinda Lighting 101: Lighting in Worship In this session, we’ll discuss why lighting can be important to a church; not only for worship services, but for all of the various activities surrounding your ministry. We’ll also discuss how to create your initial lighting system to meet your needs, and discuss how to enhance your existing system, both with equipment and personnel.
Digital Mixing: Conquering the mix with Yamaha’s Legendary M7CL Digital Mixing Console. (repeated on Saturday) As a hands on lab, students will learn the ins and outs of Yamaha’s M7CL Series Digital Mixers. Topics covered will be: channel naming, patching, using the on-board DSP, virtual sound check, StageMix, and more. Stay after class for an extended time to practice your mix and refine your skills.
SESSION 2 - FRIDAY, MAY 4
Room Worship Center Fireside Room
Instructor Title & Description LEADERSHIP / TEAMS / ALL MUSICIANS Paul Baloche Leading Worship Pastoring people and developing skill Diana Cua Tornado in the House In this workshop we will talk about how to deal with the unique characteristics of musical men. We will look at their creative energy and better learn how understand them by understanding ourselves first. Will McFarlane
322 Music in the Bible A provocative and eye-opening overview of biblical music including a strong exhortation to create. Mike Overlin & Music Technology for Modern Worship 309 (repeated on Saturday) Erick Hailstone Need to create a loop for a worship song? Looking for technology that will allow you to lead flowing interactive worship with limited musicians or by yourself? We will utilize both hardware and software solutions to accomplish all of the above and more. Mitch Bohannon Where’s The Click? : Ableton Live Training 101 319 Are you using a click-track on the platform with your worship team? Are you using enhancement tracks? If not, come learn how you can literally take your worship team to a new level. In this session, we will explore options to begin using a click as well as guide and enhancement tracks/loops that will help tighten up your team and can even fill in for missing instruments. Come with your laptop for some free files. Download a bring your laptop trial version of Ableton for hands-on experience. Door Prizes included!! VOCALS Sheri Gould East Developing Style & Creating an effective Vocal Routine We’ll take an in depth look at how to affect the quality of your singing voice. We’ll help Worship Center you to find ways of discovering a sound—or multiple sounds that work well for you and show you how you can apply this to help develop a style that is all your own! Next I’ll help you to design your own personal vocal warm up routine—one that you’ll DO! I’ll also give you some ways you can strengthen and condition your voice as well as develop lots of other skills through a vocal workout that you will help create! GUITAR Scotty Murray Wedding Tones & Tricks Chapel Learn from Brenton Brown’s guitarist how to get incredible tone using these tricks and techniques. KEYS Tom Brooks Choir Room Using a B3 Organ Learn the ins and outs, and proper technique of using a B3 organ in your services. BASS Daniel Ornellas Building a Solid Foundation with Bass & Drums Children’s & Ben Showalter Learn from Daniel & Ben, Brenton Brown’s rhythm section, how they work together to Theater provide the necessary foundation for the band. You’ll learn about musical landscapes, and how to tighten up your performance. DRUMS & PERCUSSION Ray Bennett & Orchestra Play Like a Champion Today: The Drumset & Aux Percussion Paul Warner Room Working Together Join Ray & Paul, percussionistsfor The Chapel at Crosspoint as they provide tools for drummers and aux percussionists...some points of discussion *the drummer is in the driver’s seat *learn to play with a click*God gets the glory!... and a lot more. Daniel Ornellas Building a Solid Foundation with Bass & Drums Children’s & Ben Showalter Description above Theater
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= instruments welcome Instructor Title & Description SONGS & INDIE ARTISTS Cindy Wilt Come Discover Where You Are In Your Songwriting Development Colville (repeated on Saturday) Whether you have been writing for years or just starting out we will target specific, practical steps to take to motivate the work of songwriting and to move forward in your development. Craig “CJ” Jones Recording Solutions for Songwriters With all the recording options available for songwriters, what are the best ones for you? Whether you’re an instrumentalist, singer, worship leader, or all the above, join veteran Nashville musician/songwriter, Craig “CJ” Jones, as he shows you affordable tools and proven techniques to quickly capture song ideas and take your writing to the next level. AUDIO Jacob Cody & Using Effects to Enhance Your Mix (repeated on Saturday) Mark Rush Looking to take your mix to the next level? Ever wondered how to use a certain effect? In this class students will learn the many various types of effects, the pros and cons of each, and give real world examples of how to use them. Topics discussed will include: Compression, Gating, Reverb, Distortion, and more. Stay after class for an extended time to practice your mix and refine your skills. Doug Gould Faith Comes by Hearing: For Everyone in the Church! Whether you are the sound person mixing for the congregation or you’re a musician playing on the platform it’s important that we hear everything that we’re trying to hear, with intelligibility and at the right level. This class we’ll help to erase the frustration in our attempt to please everybody. We’ll start with common sense approaches and graduate into the some of accessible technologies that help us to hear clearly without damaging our senses. (Sponsored by Aviom, Presonus, Audio-Technica, Listen Technologies, Etymotic) Lloyd Kinkade & Speaker Systems: How to Have a Sound Sound System Chip Allen (repeated on Saturday) In this class, you will receive a working overview of speakers and amplifiers. This class will have everything you ever wanted to know about the output side of your sound system. Topics discovered will be: how speakers disperse their sound, how to aim them, the correct way to power them, how to avoid damage to your system (and possibly yourself!), and much more. Bring dimensions of your mixing environment to get a real world look at speakers in your room! VISUAL MEDIA Paul Constable Presentation Software (repeated on Saturday) Come learn more about EasyWorship, a great presentation software option
SESSION 3 - FRIDAY, MAY 4
Room Worship Center
Instructor Title & Description LEADERSHIP / TEAMS / ALL MUSICIANS Paul Baloche & Worship Band Workshop Band What is the secret of an effective worship band? King David required that all the musicians be ‘trained and skilled in music for the Lord.’ Paul and his band demonstrate important concepts like *mapping out a song *improving your timing *thinking like an arranger *band dynamics and tempo *guitar vs. piano driven songs *making music more emotional *creating an atmosphere of worship Christy & From Generation to Generation Nathan Nockels Join Christy and Nathan as they discuss their hearts when it comes to writing songs & leading worship for this generation, and those to come. Jimi Williams Keys to Effective Leadership in a Small Church You’re not alone! 59% of churches have less than 250 in attendance. 77% have less than 500 in attendance. Small churches are in the majority. Many of the challenges that worship leaders face in the small church are quite unique. *How do I manage ministry responsibilities with my full-time job and family? * How do I find musicians for my band? * I need equipment but I have no budget to purchase it. * How do I manage expectations for the worship ministry? Join veteran worship leader and music biz professional Jimi Williams for this interactive and encouraging seminar. Dr. Stephen Style, Substance, and Structure: Pfifer Finding Your Church’s Unique Worship Identity (repeated on Saturday) The worship identity of your church is defined by these three elements. Dr. Stephen Phifer will present biblical principles for planning and leading worship based upon a dynamic interaction of all three. VOCALS Tony Hooper
East Worship Center Fireside Room
Choir Room Choir for the Modern Worship Experience An interactive session demonstrating how to blend your Choir with your Praise Team for a dynamic Praise & Worship service.
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SESSION& Description 3 - FRIDAY, MAY 4 Instructor Title
GUITAR Erick Hailstone
309 Hendrix in Worship Perhaps the most innovative electric guitarist of all time. A practical overview of Jimi’s playing and how it can apply to worship music. George Sabolick Acoustic Guitar Clinic 305 Understanding the complexity of guitar tones with different models / Strumming Songs / Using Capos BASS Norm Stockton The Worship Bassist and the Art of Groove - part 2 Orchestra Room This 2nd session of the two-part clinic will continue the discussion from Part 1, but will also include interaction as we play through musical examples and demonstrations of some of the topics we’ve covered. Bring your bass! No pressure, no worries...and lots of “aha moments”! :^) DRUMS Gregg Bissonette Surviving as a Drummer in an Off-Beat World Children’s Theater The music industry can be a rough place… but you can still shine the light in any and all scenarios. SONGS & INDIE ARTISTS Bob Halligan Jr. You’ve Got One Minute! 322 The first 60 seconds of the song you play us will be critiqued just the way the publishers, artists and record companies do it! Keith Mohr & 332 IndieMechanics: Changing the Oil Sue Ross-Mohr The music industry is changing by the nano-second. We’ll let you know about the changes and how they affect you as an artist, songwriter, and musician. Keith Mohr (www.indieheaven.com) and Sue Ross-Mohr (www.theinnervizion.com) AUDIO Doug Gould Wedding Digital Mixers for the Non-Mega Church (Most of Us) Chapel With our Studio Live Consoles, the most powerful and affordable digital mixers in the world, we will demonstrate how to do things that just aren’t possible with other mixers in this class, analog or digital. We will discuss the importance of: Presets: how they serve as a starting point in knowing how to get a great sound immediately even if you’re a beginner to audio. Recall: saving settings and being able to recall them instantly or from a year ago; Wireless Mixing: being able to mix from anywhere in your church via Wi-Fi, no matter where the mixer is located and allow your musicians to mix their own monitors from their iPhone or iPod Touch. Recording and Virtual Soundchecks: being able to record every service and rehearsal with one touch of a button and be able to play it back and practice mixing the band, without the band being there; and much more. (sponsored by Presonus) Jacob Cody & Lobby Advanced Digital Mixing (repeated on Saturday) Mark Rush Advanced Digital Mixing is a workshop that takes the digital mixer to the next level. Students will learn advanced processes such as: wireless console control, working with digital plug-ins, using a live multi-track recording for a virtual sound check, digital snake routing, and more. If you’re looking to take your digital console to the next level, this class is for you. Joey Sanchez 323 Custom In-Ear Monitors and Their Benefits for your Worship Team We will talk about what custom inear monitors are, what exactly they do, and how they can benefit and enhance the music/worship experience. We will also discuss the differences and pros and cons between a universal earphone and a custom earphone. Lloyd Kinkade & Tuning to the Room 336 (repeated on Saturday) Chip Allen In this class, the student will get a real world look at how to tame their mixing environment. Here we will discuss reflections, phasing, aiming the speaker away from the wall, sound treatment, when to EQ, and more. Bring dimensions of your own room to get a real world look at how your system behaves. VISUAL MEDIA Jon Cook 333 Live Video Systems Whether you want to record video or project video on your screens, we’ll walk through how to setup a quality and reliable system, train and build a team to make it possible, and how to avoid some of the common troubles that come with video in the church.
SESSION 4 - FRIDAY, MAY 4
Instructor Title & Description LEADERSHIP / TEAMS / ALL MUSICIANS David Crowder A Workshop that Only Crowder Could Present
Room East Worship Center 319
Dr. Stephen Phifer Removing the 6 Barriers to Vibrant Congregational Worship (repeated on Saturday) Dr. Stephen Phifer will identify six barriers to the fullness of worship and present principles from the Scriptures to help overcome these barriers.
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= instruments welcome Room Instructor Title & Description LEADERSHIP / TEAMS / ALL MUSICIANS Mike Failla & Rev. Freedom in Our Services - Oh! He switched gears!?!? 336 Pat Hilkey Preparing the team & Media department on how to react to changes in real time while maintaining the flow in the worship experience. Jon Cook 333 Effective Communication Strategies We want to be clear and concise when communicating both internally to the church and externally to the community. We’ll discuss the best practices to make this a reality as well as the best tools to get it done, including social media and more traditional methods. VOCALS Choir Jenna Cowart Following the Leader Room We’ll look at what it means to be on the worship team as a vocalist... some technical requirments as a singer, and also what it means to be a follower - even when you have the desire to be leading... We’ll talk about “blooming where you are planted.” Letting God grow you and develop you during those times, and learning from those around you, as you sharpen your skills. GUITAR Doyle Dykes Fireside Fingerstyle Guitar Master Class Room Join Doyle as he shares songs... along with time for Q&A. KEYS Tom Brooks Wedding Keyboard Master Class - Part 1 You’ll be playing the Top 10 P&W songs like a Studio Pro when you leave! Focuses on Chapel everything from designing/improvising parts and finger technique to reading charts and picking sounds; using all the songs that are happening today. BASS Michael Rossback Bass in Worship 323 Learn from Paul Baloche’s bass player some great techniques to add to your toolbox for bass playing in a worship setting.
DRUMS & PERCUSSION Carl Albrecht Children’s Worship Drummer’s Master Class Technical and spiritual aspects of being a servant/leader on the drums; includes set- Theater up, tuning, groove and fill development, laying with loops, flowing with any leader, flowing with the Spirit, ministering to the people, and more! Emedin Rivera Orchestra Adding the Special Sauce to the Recipe Room Tips and techniques for what to do with all of these Percussion Toys... tastefully adding them to the arrangement of the song. SONGS & INDIE ARTISTS Cindy Wilt 332 Developing Quality Original Content Within the Church Colville This session will focus on leading creative productive songwriting communities within the church as well as the potential to reach the surrounding community. Our discussion will include leading through encouragement, fostering a collaborative environment for creative expression and identifying resources for growth and excellence. Tom Lane 322 Navigating the Business and Ministry of Music Understanding better how to navigate music business as a Christian, starts with being a good steward of what you have and aiming for the right target. If you are an aspiring artist, writer, publisher, worship leader, or music business executive; this seminar will help you to be more focused and informed, so as to set your course to succeed with God’s best in mind! AUDIO Jacob Cody & Lobby Advanced Digital Mixing (repeated on Saturday) Mark Rush Advanced Digital Mixing is a workshop that takes the digital mixer to the next level. Students will learn advanced processes such as: wireless console control, working with digital plug-ins, using a live multi-track recording for a virtual sound check, digital snake routing, and more. If you’re looking to take your digital console to the next level, this class is for you. VISUAL MEDIA Jeremy Cowart 309 Making A Difference With Your Camera (repeated on Saturday) Go Behind the Scenes to Haiti and Africa with Jeremy and his minimal equipment setup and learn how you can make a difference with your camera. Daryl Sutton & 305 Lighting Design Josh Holowicki Discovery of lighting design elements required for proper fixture locations as well as fundamentals to maximum usage of fixtures. Topics such as: Key Lighting, Front Wash, Back Lighting, Scenic Lighting and Effect Lighting are some of the high points in this class.
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SESSION 5 - SAT, MAY 5
Instructor Title & Description
= instruments welcome
LEADERSHIP / TEAMS / ALL MUSICIANS Brenton Brown Arranging Worship Songs with a Band Worship & Band Center Have you ever heard someone say, “Man, that band was tight!” They weren’t commenting on their clothing (we hope), instead they were commenting on how well they played together, rhythmically and dynamically. Come learn from a great band how to work together to create great arrangements. Tom Brooks Choir Practice S.M.A.R.T. Room Everything you need to turn your boring practice time into a productive, Joy-Filled private lesson with your Creator! Tom Lane 322 Healthy Worship Ministry An honest assessment of building a healthy and balanced Worship Ministry! We’ll discuss four themes from God’s Word; Heart, Practice, Mission, and Community! Rick & Diana Fireside Couples In Ministry: Double Blessing or Double Trouble Cua Room Working together in ministry can be challenging. We will look at some absolutes to help make it wonderful. John Carter 336 The New Renaissance This workshop will discuss an overview or big picture understanding of the radical changes and their effects on the artist occurring in the music, media and communications world today. Rather than taking cues from a “status quo” industry model, a “New Inspiration” for music, media, and communications is occurring arising from grass roots worldwide. Examples will be given and understood of current “Kingdom” movements in music, media and communications. Dr. Stephen 319 Style, Substance, and Structure: Pfifer Finding Your Church’s Unique Worship Identity The worship identity of your church is defined by these three elements. Dr. Stephen Phifer will present biblical principles for planning and leading worship based upon a dynamic interaction of all three. VOCALS Sheri Gould East Take your Worship Team to the Next Level - Vocal Track We’ll take a look at some of the things that impede progress for a typical worship team Worship Center and give you some tips on how to overcome them. I’ll show you some ways to improve your rehearsal strategies, get a better blend, to grow your ability to work together as a group and find better harmonies and arrangements and provide a better overall worship experience for you and your congregation. GUITAR Will McFarlane A Simple Guitar Clinic Orchestra Room Tips on how to break out of your rut and use what you already know to be original and fresh…Oh, and all with good tone! George 305 Acoustic Guitar Sabolick Alternative Tunings / Open Chords / How to Pick New Songs / Playing with Others KEYS Mike Overlin 309 Arranger Workstations in Worship These keyboards provide everything you need to produce comprehensive demos, complex musical arrangements and flowing live worship. Equally at home as a solo instrument or as part of a complete band, you won’t want to miss this workshop. BASS Norm Stockton Musical Styles & The Worship Bassist Wedding Chapel Whether called upon to play a particular genre of music authentically, or just seeking ways to freshen up your lines, a working vocabulary of various musical styles is invaluable for bass players. It’s important to be familiar with the idioms - some of the technical things that make a style of music sound that way (i.e., “what makes funk... funky?”). We’ll explore the rhythmic, harmonic and sonic idioms of a handful of different genres. DRUMS & PERCUSSION Children’s David Owens Electronic Percussion–Dynamics Without Plexiglas Theater Electronic percussion can be a friend to both sound techs AND drummers, but finding the balance between volume control and a positive playing experience can be illusive. Find out how drummers and sound techs can work together to achieve the ultimate “Silent Stage” solution that feels as good as it sounds. SONGS & INDIE ARTISTS Keith Mohr & 332 Indie Mechanics: Major Overhaul Sue Ross-Mohr When parts wear out, you need to replace them with the right ones. This class cycles through the various parts of a business-ministry and how to make it run successfully on all 8 cylinders. Keith Mohr (www.indieheaven.com) and Sue Ross-Mohr (www.theinnervizion.com). Benji Cowart 309 Writing Songs for YOUR Church Worship leaders who write songs have a unique opportunity to write for their very own community. Join Benji as he discusses the importance of writing songs for your pastor’s sermons, or for the experiences and situations that your congregation is going through.
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SESSION 5 - SAT, MAY 5
Instructor Title & Description AUDIO Doug Gould
Microphone Applications for Modern Worship This is where it all begins in live sound reinforcement. Limit your potential problems and maximize better audio for your church by gaining valuable insight to how choose the right mic and put it in the right place. How to maximize the level of desired sound and reduce the effects of undesired sounds; reducing the chance of feedback; why fewer mics sound better than more mics; tips and techniques for vocalists, drums, guitar cabinets, choirs and acoustic instruments and more...also included at no additional charge the Ten Things You Need to Know about Wireless (or more things if we have time). No need to bring your slide rules or calculators. I’m Math-challenged. (Sponsored by AudioTechnica) Jacob Cody & Digital Mixing: Conquering the mix with Yamaha’s Legendary M7CL Mark Rush Digital Mixing Console. As a hands on lab, students will learn the ins and outs of Yamaha’s M7CL Series Digital Mixers. Topics covered will be: channel naming, patching, using the on-board DSP, virtual sound check, StageMix, and more. Stay after class for an extended time to practice your mix and refine your skills. VISUAL MEDIA Jon Cook Lyric Operation / Projection Possibilites What is put on the screen can have a major impact on your worship environment. Come and learn some of the creative ways you can use that space to enhance the environment. We’ll discuss everything from basic usage and operation to advanced methods and ideas.
SESSION 6 - SAT, MAY 5
Instructor Title & Description Room LEADERSHIP / TEAMS / ALL MUSICIANS Nathan Salter Fireside Worship as a Way of Life Room Worship, such a word that is used for so many things, In this class we will reveal How having a Lifestyle of Worship can affect the way we sing, play music, and have worship service. Dr. Stephen 319 Removing the 6 Barriers to Vibrant Congregational Worship Phifer Dr. Stephen Phifer will identify six barriers to the fullness of worship and present principles from the Scriptures to help overcome these barriers. VOCALS Sheri Gould East The Ultimate Vocalist Want to become the ultimate vocalist? Come and learn this easy 5 step program. With Worship Center these five simple yet effective tools, you will on your way to becoming the ultimate vocalist! GUITAR Scotty Murray Orchestra Practical Practice Skills Room Improve your guitar playing chops by applying these skills and techniques to your rehearsal times. Craig “CJ” Jones Super Looper 305 Using a “looper” will open up new creative avenues in your playing and songwriting. Learn how a Loop Station can expand your vocal and instrumental artistry, and your worship ministry. KEYS Tom Brooks Choir Room Keyboard Master Class - part 2 A continuation of part 1... you’ll be playing the Top 10 P&W songs like a Studio Pro when you leave! Focuses on everything from designing/improvising parts and finger technique to reading charts and picking sounds; using all the songs that are happening today. BASS Daniel Ornellas Let’s Talk Bass 322 A open discussion on bass gear... amps, cabinets, strings, instruments, pedals, picks and more. Bring your questions about these things and anything bass related... technique, practicing, stories from the road... DRUMS Ben Showalter Children’s Drumming Concepts Theater In this session, we’ll talke about: Reading Music/Learning by Ear, Preparation, Time/ Clicks/Loops, Dynamics and Dynamic Control, Musicality, Following a Worship Leader/Cues/Line of Sight, Problem Solving and more. SONGS & INDIE ARTISTS Brenton Brown Wedding Thoughts on Songwriting Chapel Learn and gain insight from one of the most prolific and well-known worship songwriters in modern worship...
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SESSION& Description 6 - SAT, MAY 5 Instructor Title
SONGS & INDIE ARTISTS Keith Mohr & IndieMechanics: The 10 Point Tuneup Sue Ross-Mohr We’ve helped indies for years and will share our Top 10 tips for indie success. We’ll also take questions from attendees. Text questions to 615.881.0960 prior to this session. Class taught by Keith Mohr (www.indieheaven.com) and Sue Ross-Mohr (www.theinnervizion.com). AUDIO Doug Gould Technology for the Modern Worship and Tech Team: Tools for the Harvest This class is designed to take the tech out of the technology. This class is for worship and tech teams! Learn how the latest audio and music technologies: analog and digital hardware and software; digital instruments and accessories; the use of iPads and iPhones are changing the way we worship and how easily they can help to solve problems we encounter. This class is an ever-changing update on where the technology is right now and where it’s going; tools that our volunteers will find so useful and practical, making our jobs as worship leaders, musicians and techs more fulfilling and less burdensome. (Sponsored by Audio-Technica, D’Addario, Planet Waves, Presonus, iConnectivity, ONSong, Rain Computers, Casio) Lloyd Kinkade & Speaker Systems: How to Have a Sound Sound System Chip Allen In this class, you will receive a working overview of speakers and amplifiers. This class will have everything you ever wanted to know about the output side of your sound system. Topics discovered will be: how speakers disperse their sound, how to aim them, the correct way to power them, how to avoid damage to your system (and possibly yourself!), and much more. Bring dimensions of your mixing environment to get a real world look at speakers in your room! Jacob Cody & Using Effects to Enhance Your Mix Mark Rush Looking to take your mix to the next level? Ever wondered how to use a certain effect? In this class students will learn the many various types of effects, the pros and cons of each, and give real world examples of how to use them. Topics discussed will include: Compression, Gating, Reverb, Distortion, and more. Stay after class for an extended time to practice your mix and refine your skills. VISUAL MEDIA Jeremy Cowart Making A Difference With Your Camera Go Behind the Scenes to Haiti and Africa with Jeremy and his minimal equipment setup and learn how you can make a difference with your camera. Dan Kinda Lighting 201: Is this Church or a Rock Concert? Moving beyond a basic lighting system comes with challenges, both in the technical aspects and in perception. In this session, learn how to effectively create a worship environment without losing focus.
Title & Description Room TEAMS / ALL MUSICIANS East Worship New Song Café Center Join Jimi from WorshipTogether.com with a few of our Artists as they share new songs! Fireside Deliberate People Room “Its simple. The idea of daily getting away to be alone with God and learning to hear His voice through reading the Bible and prayer is not exactly an original thought, but it is one that I believe God wants us to get back to in these crazy days.”-Phil Joel Phil will be sharing how this practical truth is vital in his own life and in the life of any worship leader. Aimee Reid-Sych The River Worship Experience 333 Ever notice that rivers just don’t flow in straight lines? Well, neither does a river worship experience! What does it look like? What do we do? How do we lead, prepare, and flow with the River of God? That’s right where this seminar will take us ... into the depths!!!! Tom Brooks Choir Room Rehearsal: Doing it God’s Way Inspire your Team play together like never before...in Music and Spirit and Truth! Joe Vacanti & 322 Skool of Rock Alan Dusel Most youth ministries’ greatest struggle with music is often not having enough musicians. Couple this with the constant revolving door of graduation once a teen gets good and it can be frustrating. Skool of Rock is a program that can be used and adapted in any church to develop your next musicians. We have been using this system since creating it in 2004 and other people have used it with success. Come learn the philosophy, then you create your own method. Its the only skool where your teens will desire more homework. Mike Overlin & Music Technology for Modern Worship 309 Erick Hailstone Need to create a loop for a worship song? Looking for technology that will allow you to lead flowing interactive worship with limited musicians or by yourself? We will utilize both hardware and software solutions to accomplish all of the above and more. 22 : CMS@theChapel 2012 : CHRISTIANMUSICIANSUMMIT.COM
SESSION 7 - SAT, MAY 5
Instructor LEADERSHIP / Jimi Williams & guests Phil Joel
SESSION 7 - SAT, MAY 5
Instructor VOCALS Sheri Gould Title & Description
Room Wedding Chapel
GUITAR Will McFarlane, Tom Lane, Tony Hooper, Rick Cua Mitch Bohannon
Harmony and Improvisation Learning how to sing harmony is within your reach. Learn how to teach others harmony as well. We’ll teach basic harmony structures and how to grow your own ability to find the ‘perfect’ harmony for you and for your group. In addition we’ll discuss how to create and use improvisation techniques effectively. How to March in Step in a Guitar Army Hang with the Blues Counsel guitarists as they show you how they all perform together without getting in one another’s way... Rick will moderate Cut Capo: Intermediate and Advanced Come and learn how to effectively use the cut capo on the worship platform. Whether you’re an intermediate player or more advanced, we’ll cover useful tips and techniques that you can even use this Sunday. For the advanced players, we’ll stretch your thinking with some alternate tunings More Than a Pianist Whether you took lessons or not, playing keyboard in a praise band requires skills that most piano lessons don’t cover. The fact is, you have giftedness that you haven’t tapped into yet, and this class will help you go beyond your role as a keyboardist and expand into your new territory.
Worship Center 319
KEYS Corey Fournier
BASS Children’s Norm Stockton Bass & Drum Synergy Theater & David Owens An informative & very practical look into the relationship and effective interaction between the bass and drums, particularly in today’s worship environment. A multitude of concepts and groove considerations will be explained and demonstrated by bassist Norm Stockton and drummer David Owens. DRUMS & PERCUSSION Emedin Rivera Orchestra Basic Conga Rhythms Room Learn from Latin Percussionist extraordinaire, Emedin Rivera, how to add variety to your conga rhythm repertoire. David Owens & Bass & Drum Synergy Children’s Norm Stockton See description above under Bass. Theater SONGS & INDIE ARTISTS Cindy Wilt Come Discover Where You Are In Your Songwriting Development Colville Whether you have been writing for years or just starting out we will target specific, practical steps to take to motivate the work of songwriting and to move forward in your development. AUDIO Tom Keefer The Role of the Church Audio Tech Just a few things we’ll touch on... How to combat feedback... getting the most out of the equipment available to you... The importance of being attentive to the worship team and pastor’s needs. Jacob Cody Advanced Digital Mixing Advanced Digital Mixing is a workshop that takes the digital mixer to the next level. Students will learn advanced processes such as: wireless console control, working with digital plug-ins, using a live multi-track recording for a virtual sound check, digital snake routing, and more. If you’re looking to take your digital console to the next level, this class is for you. Lloyd Kinkade & Tuning to the Room Chip Allen In this class, the student will get a real world look at how to tame their mixing environment. Here we will discuss reflections, phasing, aiming the speaker away from the wall, sound treatment, when to EQ, and more. Bring dimensions of your own room to get a real world look at how your system behaves. 332
SESSION 8 - SAT, MAY 5
Instructor Title & Description Room LEADERSHIP / TEAMS / ALL MUSICIANS Peter Furler & East The Journey So Far... Plus Thoughts on The Craft of Songwriting Phil Joel Join the former lead singer & bassist of the Newsboys as they share their thoughts on Worship Center the journey so far... thoughts on songwriting, plus Q&A. Rick Cua Choir Room When Commitment Is There, But Skill Is Not Commitment is the glue, skill is the sizzle. We will talk about the joy of people who have both and how to build your team when skilled players are hard to find. Tony Hooper 336 Every Knee Shall Bow... Every tongue confess... Musicians Too! Has the angel of self overtaken us in the midst of our worship camps? Are we pleasing to God and worshipping in Spirit and Truth or are we stealing His glory?
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Instructor Title & Description Room LEADERSHIP / TEAMS / ALL MUSICIANS Nathan Salter Orchestra Use What You Got Room If you are Music director, Worship leader, musician, or music director who seem to lack all the pieces to become what you need to sound great. In this workshop we will reveal some amazing secrets in ways to creating what you need in order to accomplish your goal. Mike Failla 323 Pastor/Worship Leader Relationships: For Better or Worse?! The Dynamics of how the working relationship between the pastor/ worship leader plays out in a worship service Mitch Bohannon Where’s The Click? : Ableton Live Training 201 319 Are you using a click-track on the platform with your worship team? Are you using enhancement tracks? If not, come learn how you can literally take your worship team to a new level. In this session, we will explore options to begin using a click as well as guide and enhancement tracks/loops that will help tighten up your team and bring your laptop can even fill in for missing instruments. Come with your laptop for some free files. Download a trial version of Ableton for hands-on experience. Door Prizes included!! VOCALS Lobby Sheri & Doug Microphones and Monitors for Vocalists Gould Instrumentalists invest much time, effort and money into the research and acquistion of their instruments. Vocalists, on the other hand, will use any microphone that’s handed to them. Why? Learn what to look for when auditioning microphones and what the obvious and subtle differences are. We’ll demonstrate lead and background vocal microphone tips and tricks to enhance the vocal sound in your mix. We’ll also discuss monitoring for the vocal team as well. GUITAR Craig “CJ” Jones Guitar - Creating the Ultimate Tone 305 Great guitar tone isn’t just about technology, it’s also about technique. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from veteran Nashville guitarist, Craig “CJ” Jones, the “Tone Master.” KEYS Mike Overlin & Arranger Workstations in Worship 309 Erick Hailstone These keyboards provide everything you need to produce comprehensive demos, complex musical arrangements and flowing live worship. Equally at home as a solo instrument or as part of a complete band, you won’t want to miss this workshop. BASS Richard Moore Practical (& Perhaps Nerdy) Tools for the Worship Bassist Fireside Room Things we’ll discuss... Supporting the song, following a leader who is ‘in the moment’... and nerdy things like scales and chords and how to use them musicially to compliment music happening in a worship setting DRUMS & PERCUSSION Mark Rogers Children’s Choosing the Groove - Q&A Theater Discussing and playing different styles of drumming and how it can influence your approach to a song. SONGWRITERS & INDIE ARTISTS John Carter 332 Re-Thinking Your Next Release Before releasing your next album project or EP, this workshop will address current independent market conditions making your next release effort more effective and visible in your community of followers or supporters. It will address key points and must do’s to communicate your message, your mission, and your music & media expression. We will address issues that bog down progress as an artist, describe the value and process of development with an experienced producer, cover the basics of preparing for studio recording, and add perspective in how to think of your project as one total media expression. The workshop will also address distribution from an independent artists standpoint. AUDIO Doug & Sheri Lobby Microphones & Monitors for Vocalists Gould See description above under Vocals VISUAL MEDIA Jon Cook Wedding Live Streaming Your Church Chapel You can broadcast your service worldwide starting today. We’ll walk through the steps necessary to get this going, as well as walk through key questions on how to make it sustainable and high quality. Daryl Sutton & 322 Lighting Hob Knob~ What you always wanted to know about Lighting Josh Holowicki Systems! Open forum Q&A session designed to create a platform to ask the questions you have never been able to answer. If we don’t know that answer....we will get it for you. This class is designed to help with specific needs and applications. Paul Constable Presentation Software 333 Come learn more about EasyWorship, a great presentation software option 24 : CMS@theChapel 2012 : CHRISTIANMUSICIANSUMMIT.COM
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