PRE-CONFERENCE SONGWRITING INTENSIVE

Hosted by special guest, Aaron Rice,  this year's annual Pre-Conference Songwriting Intensive at EXPERIENCE CONFERENCE will be held on Monday, September 6th & Tuesday, September 7th at Disney's 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, performing artist, Adam Agee (InPop Recording artist, frontman for Audio Adrenaline, StellarKart) along with our host who has garnered six #1 Billboard Singles, 3 Certified Gold singles, award-winning songwriter, Aaron Rice! 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!


Registration is $120 per person, is extremely limited and is only open to the first 50 applicants that have already registered for EC21, so make sure to register today!



*coach lineup/schedule subject to change



SCHEDULE


Monday, September 6th

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


Tuesday, September 7th

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

AARON RICE

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.

KERRIE ROBERTS

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.

ADAM AGEE

Founding member and former frontman of the Dove Award-winning pop/punk band Stellar Kart. As co-writer of several hit songs on Billboard Magazine's charts, Adam also joined the Grammy-winning Christian rock band, Audio Adrenaline in 2014 as the lead vocalist, releasing the album, "Sound of the Saints". Since 1999, Adam Agee has performed over 2,000 shows in 20+ countries and sold over 500,000 records.


He began his musical journey in church, playing and singing in the worship band. He and his friends in the youth group formed the band Stellar Kart and played at youth events all over Arizona and the southwest. The group signed their first major record contract in 2003 and went on to make 7 studio albums and 3 EPs. After joining the iconic Christian Rock group Audio Adrenaline, he immediately fell in love with the ministry they had started called the Hands and Feet Project in the country of Haiti. As a result of multiple trips to Haiti and seeing the ministry first hand, he began to speak about his experiences from stage. Now, along with being a touring musician, Agee is also an advocate for child sponsorship and humanitarian organizations. He released his first solo EP “Paper Planes” in 2017 to rave reviews and is currently on tour promoting his new single “He Is With You.” 


For more info, check out adamageemusic.com