SKILLS SESSIONS

BONUS SESSION WITH DARRELL SMITH

Celebrating the Failures that Lead to Success

Creativity is an exercise in failure, and when followed by learning and enough iterations ultimately leads to success. As Creatives, Musicians, and Techs, we nurture a creative and technically proficient culture when we make space for mistakes, coaching, and practicing our crafts.

BUILDING YOUR VOICE
SESSION B

Julie Pearson

Time to hit the vocal gym! Discover ways to build your voice, avoid vocal fatigue and strain, and sing with strength and ease. Learn how to build your vocal registers (head/chest/mix) and apply them in worship songs. Bonus tips and tricks on recovering and rebuilding your voice after a cold...or Covid!

ARTS & PRODUCTION
SESSION A

Val Lieske

Tell a story with your Service: Creatively communicate the best story ever told. A church service is a story; with a beginning, middle and end. You are taking your audience on a journey. Explore the power of story, planning with purpose, excellence vs perfection, creating moments of transcendence, creative elements, and resources.

LIVESTREAMING VIDEO PRODUCTION
SESSION A

Anthony West

A practical session exploring how to improve your livestream video on a budget. Learn how to make the most out of a typical church video system. This interactive session is presented by live video.

HONOUR THE PAST - CHOOSE THE FUTURE
SESSION B

Jennie Lee Riddle & Natalie Runioin

Explore passing God's mantle from one generation to the next. Lessons from 1 Kings 19. This interactive session is presented by live video.

WORSHIP LEADING
SESSION A

Michael Larson

Gain practical wisdom and fresh perspective on leading worship from worship leader and songwriter Michael Larson & and others from the Tehilla Worship collective.

BAND/INSTRUMENT CLASS
SESSION A & B

Tehilla Worship

A worship band is more than just the sum of its individual parts. Worship band members will benefit from this workshop by learning how best to interact with each other to create great music. Explore band dynamics and learn how to develop arrangements and parts that work together. All players are welcome in this class.

LIVE AUDIO
SESSION A & B

Josh Burnett & FM Systems

Starting at the stage, this class will discuss best practices for band placement, micing instruments, and how to create good personal monitor mixes. Learn how to mic your pastor without feedback and keep their voice sounding natural. Discover practical tools for developing a clean, impactful live audio mix.

LIVESTREAMING AUDIO PRODUCTION
SESSION B

Luke Hendrickson

This session will cover the fundamentals of live broadcast audio and mixing with a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). It will help you achieve a high-quality sound with a cost-effective and portable solution. This interactive session is presented by live video.

LEADERS LUNCH WITH
DARRELL SMITH

Intentionally tearing down the walls between Creative & Technical teams

How to heal the divide between the creative and technical classes with hospitality, clarity of vision, and preparation.