Setting the table for worship ($30)
1. The Room. 2. The Stage. 3. Line Check. 4. Sound Check. 5. Rehearsal.
Clinician: Doug gould | worshipMD
Doug is CEO and Founder of Worship MD (Market Development) a company that teaches volunteers how to make the best use of audio and music technology. Over the last 13 years he has been a very effective presenter at hundreds of worship conferences all over North America. Audio-Technica, Yamaha, Aviom, OnSong, Williams Sound, and Alclair, are companies that support his mission. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also find him at facebook.com/officialworshipmd.
Advanced vocal technique ($30)
Have you been singing for years but could use a refresher? In this class we’ll look at some things that experienced singers can struggle with. Bridging registers, maintaining proper pitch control, keeping a natural vibrato, developing a healthy style and ability to blend with others and more will be covered.
Clinician: sheri Gould
Sheri is a graduate of the University of Illinois. She has taught voice privately for nearly 40 years. She has been a worship leader and music director in various local churches since 1986. She was the Director of Good News Productions, an evangelistic outreach involving singing, drama, dance, and original musicals for 13 years. She writes for Worship Musician! magazine and tours the world with her husband, teaching and equipping the body of Christ for music ministry at conferences such as: National Worship Leader, Christian Musician Summit, Seminars4Worship, Camp Electric, Experience Conference, Worship Institute, WorshipLife, WorshipGod, and many more. A home-schooling mom since 1985, she and her husband Doug reside in New Jersey where she just finished home-schooling the last of their eight children.
rhythm guitar essentials & next level tools ($30)
Are you a beginning or intermediate rhythm guitar player who knows there’s more to the picture, but you’ve hit a plateau? Get ready to enhance your knowledge as a guitarist – and as a musician – in this customized clinic. Taught from the perspective of a worship guitarist, songwriter and recording artist, this class has the potential to open up all kinds of doors for you. When you register, please complete this survey (https://www.guitarsuccess4u.com/WNW23, ideally by 2.10.23) to help me customize the class to your needs.
Clinician: David Harsh
David is a Christian artist who is committed to glorifying God with music. Originally trained classically as a vocalist, David studied acoustic guitar internationally and now writes original songs about his faith in Christ, leads worship, and equips others to do the same. He has been touring around the U.S. since 2004 as a performer, worship leader, and clinician. He has won regional and national competitions for his guitar playing and songwriting. He is privileged to lead a private online guitar community where people of all levels grow in their guitar playing and musicianship. David currently serves as the Director of Worship at Marysville Community Church in Marysville, WA, where he lives with his wife and two daughters. Learn more about David’s ministry at davidharsh.com, and more about David’s online guitar membership at www.GuitarSuccess4U.com.
Foundations of worship songwriting ($30)
Come and learn the foundations of worship songwriting. We’ll work through practical songwriting exercises that will help you write worship songs that shift culture and establish God’s Kingdom, in truth and in spirit, in your city!
Clinician: Stephen duncan
Stephen Duncan was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, IA and moved to Nashville, TN in 2006 to attend Belmont University for a Songwriting and Music Business Major.
Stephen spent over 5 years in the Christian music industry where he worked with hit songwriters, Seth Mosley (Grammy award winning and Billboard Christian’s #1 producer and writer of 2014), Jason Gray, Aaron Shust, and Unspoken. He was responsible for getting more than 500 songs recorded and was a part of the Centricity Publishing team that was awarded publisher of the year honors from SESAC for 2014. He also toured with Christian singer/songwriters Matthew West and Jonny Diaz.
Stephen is best known for envisioning and launching Centric Worship and was a part of developing worship songwriters: Lauren Daigle and Corey Voss. Since Centric Worship, he has devoted all of his time to traveling the country with his wife, Mary Elise, consulting with churches on worship and Ministry Action Plans, and helping churches become healthy in ministry and leadership. He has also taught worship songwriting at Colorado Christian University and developed a 30 Day Songwriting Devotional for Christian Songwriters called "A Living Hallelujah". Stephen and his wife Mary live in Forest City, Iowa with their two children Charlie and Ryman.