Hosted by special guest, Aaron Rice,  this year's annual Pre-Conference Songwriting Intensive at EXPERIENCE CONFERENCE will be held on Monday, September 5th and Tuesday, September 6th at the Coronado Springs Resort! Registrants will have the opportunity to gain important tools and learn key songwriting elements as they co-write with professional  singer/songwriters including Dove Award Nominated artist, Kerrie Roberts, along with our host who has garnered six #1 Billboard Singles, 3 Certified Gold singles, award-winning songwriter, Aaron Rice! More songwriters will be added and all of our songwriting coaches serve in their local church, with a passion for writing worship music and developing fellow worship artists. Do not miss out on this highly interactive, creative two-day session!

  • Designed to teach and empower songwriters to create dynamic, relevant and substantive songs for the local church
  • Registrants received specialized instruction and coaching from top CCLI songwriters and performers in the writing and publishing of their songs
  • Powerful workshops and discussions
  • Registrant will have the opportunity to receive a personalized song evaluation from one of the coaches
  • Group song reviews/critiques of several selected songs
  • Best of all – co-writing in a small group with the pro songwriters!

Registration is $120 per person, is extremely limited and is only open to the first 50 applicants that have already registered for EC22, so make sure to register today!



Aaron is an award winning songwriter and producer with numerous Billboard Number 1 hits, Multiple Dove and Grammy award nominations as a songwriter and producer, 3 Certified Gold Records, with writing and production credits on numerous Dove and Grammy winning projects.

Rice has had numerous successes with his songwriting career that includes the No. 1 hit, “Made To Love,” which earned Rice a 2008 Grammy nomination for Gospel Song of the Year, Dove Nomination for Pop/rock Song of the Year and Song of the Year, and a gold plaque for the single. Other notable standouts include; “Get Back Up” (No. 1 song, Dove nomination for Pop/Rock Song of the Year), “I’m For You,” (No. 1), “Good Morning,” (Gold single) and Hawk Nelson’s “Million Miles Away.”

In addition, Aaron is a lawyer specializing in Entertainment Law.


GMA Dove Award nominated powerhouse female vocalist Kerrie Roberts is best known for her hit CCM pop songs “No Matter What,” “Outcast,” and “What Are You Afraid Of.” She has had several songs chart on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart and has been featured on promo spots for ABC TelevisionShe is a uniquely gifted singer/songwriter with a big voice which is memorable and dynamic yet intimate. She is a uniquely emotive and soulful vocalist. In her songs she addresses themes of empowerment, strength, encouragement and joy delivered on waves of vibrant and contagious music ranging from high-energy pop to signature ballads beautifully expressed through tender, undeniable vocal performances. Her songs are inspiring and great reminders to have faith and to allow God to use you, no matter what. Kerrie pours her heart out in every single song and demonstrates how she is living out Matthew 11:29: “Learn the unforced rhythms of grace,” by singing what God wants her to sing, letting God speak to her and by using her gifts for His glory.



1:00pm - Registration

2:00pm - Welcome, Prayer

2:15pm to 3:15pm - Song Sharing

15-minute Break

3:30pm to 4:30pm - Publishing 101

60-minute Dinner Break

5:30pm to 8:00pm - Nashville Guitar Pull and Worship


9:00am to 12:00pm - Session: Writing Groups

60-minute Lunch Break

1:00pm to 2:00pm - Share new songs w/ group

2:00pm to 3:00pm - Song Share discussion; Q&A; Prayer & Dismissal

*Coach lineup/schedule subject to change