Session 3 - Workshops

Wednesday: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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  • The 3-Part Magic Bullet for Your Voice

    Sheri Gould

    FANTASIA A/B

    Discover how to employ three of the most powerful vocal tools you’ll ever use to get the most out of your voice. With these techniques you can get the power, tone and range you’ve always wanted.

  • Leading Introverts and Leading AS an Introvert

    Rob Sharp

    FANTASIA C/D

    Ministry is all about 2 things: God and feeding his sheep. His sheep come in all sizes, shapes, and personalities. One of the more challenging personalities for some to relate to is the "introvert". Are you having a hard time connecting with certain members on your team that just seem isolated? Are you an introvert yourself? Let's gain an understanding of who this group of people are and how to minister to them. And if you are a minister wresting with your calling and your personality let's learn how to function, cope, be authentic and effective all at the same time.

  • Using Technology to Spread the Gospel

    Brian Beaumont / Subsplash

    FANTASIA E/F

    What are the most effective ways to spread the Gospel to as many people as possible? Discover in this workshop the best practices for reaching people through technology while making it easy on your staff.

  • Leading Effective Worship Team Rehearsals

    Kristian Ponsford/Multitracks

    SORCERER'S APPRENTICE 1

    Team members running late? Musicians with varying skill level? Running out of time in rehearsals? This class focuses on practical ways to overcome many of the challenges that we all face regarding rehearsals. The class is tailored for teams of all sizes with practical tips to help you plan ahead and maximize your rehearsal time and lead your teams well.

  • Fresh Eyes/Secret Shopper

    Isaac Varela/Messenger Media

    SORCERER'S APPRENTICE 2

    We get caught up in the day to day or weekend routine that we stop looking at the obvious. When is the last time you took a step back to see what your team, facilities and routines really are like. Come and hear about how you can make your member and guest experience better.

  • Audio 201 - Advanced Audio Mixing

    Armando Fullwood & Kent Margraves

    Midas/Music Tribe

    SORCERER'S APPRENTICE 3

    Follow up class to the Audio Intensive, Audio Mixing 101, or for those who have been mixing for a while. Hone your next level skills with Armando Fullwood and Kent Margraves as they share advanced mixing techniques, micing techniques for drums and guitars as well as how to get impactful vocals that sit right in the mix. What types of EQ to use, advanced use of compressors and creative ways to combine FX. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from two awesome FOH engineers!

  • XCVI, Oh My! Allen & Heath dLive and SQ Digital Audio Mixing Platform Primer

    Allen & Heath

    FANTASIA K/L

    A presentation for technical audio operators and facility technical management teams seeking to learn more about the latest in digital audio mixing technology from Allen & Heath. Get a comprehensive overview and understanding of the power and flexibility of the next generation XCVI core, FPGA technology at the heart of the dLive and SQ mixing systems. Attendees should already have an operational understanding of basic analog and/or digital mixing concepts. Before or after the session, all attendees are welcome to join us on the exhibit floor for more in-depth and personalized walkthroughs and demos.

  • Making the Most of Planning Center Services

    Aaron Stewart/Planning Center

    FANTASIA M/N

    Planning your worship services and scheduling your teams can be overwhelming. Planning Center Services gives you a centralized place for both you and your teams to access personalized schedules, service information, and rehearsal files at any time. This class covers intermediate and advanced functionality to make sure you are getting the most of your Planning Center Services and Music Stand subscriptions.

  • Microphone Applications for Live Sound

    Doug Gould / WorshipMD

    PASTORAL 1

    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.

  • H.O.T. Topics for the Male Minister’s Spouse

    Anne Monroe

    PASTORAL 2

    A session of Honest, Open, and Transparent conversation with Anne Monroe. During this workshop, we’ll be sharing a time of encouragement for the wife of the minister, from the wife of a minister. How can you be supportive and be supported? Let’s talk. Some questions about the church? Even .. upset with the church?? Let’s talk. As the title says, we’ll keep it honest .. open .. and transparent.

  • How to Overcome Hurt/Rejection by a Church

    Panel Discussion

    GRAND REPUBLIC A

    It’s almost epidemic now. People are being rejected, hurt, and even abused by churches for myriads of reasons. Whether the rejection is legitimate or not, the pain is real and has to be dealt with. This panel, all of whom have dealt with these issues personally at some point in their ministry, will talk about how to move on and thrive. There will also be a time for Q&A. (Jerry Newman, Randy Monroe, Justin McLaughlin, Robert Comeaux, Ken Hartley, Ray Jones)

  • Lighting: Designing Systems in 2018 and Beyond

    Andrew Davis - LMG

    GRAND REPUBLIC C/D

    In 2018, LED is king. So how do we design new spaces or retrofit old spaces to fit this new technology? Join Andrew Davis, Live Event and Ministry Specialist for LMG Systems Integration for a discussion how to bring practicality and ease to a new design

  • Listening Panel w/ Aaron Rice

    Aaron Rice

    PACIFIC

    Dove and Grammy award nominee Aaron Rice will be leading these listening panels. Bring your latest worship song and allow songwriters, industry artists, and major publishers the opportunity to listen, review, and critique your work. Please bring your song on a jump drive, with five paper copies of the lyrics.

  • Experience Worship: Building Bands That Enrich and Welcome a Worship Environment (Entire Band)

    Experience Worship Team

    BALLROOM OF THE AMERICAS B (UPSTAIRS)

    Bring your team of musicians to spend the week with Experience Worship. Your musicians will get the opportunity to learn best practices that lay the foundation for your church’s worship experiences. The team of musicians from Experience Worship have decades of experience to pour into musicians. They will come away from the week learning: 1. Role of your instrument in worship music. 2. How to prepare for your role as a worship musician 3. Essential techniques, gear, and approaches to your instrument. 4. Uniting the band to create an environment for worship.