Welcome to Worship School!

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Programme


9:30am Registration

10:00am Main Session 1

11:45am Break

12:15pm Main Session 2

13:15pm Lunch

14:15pm Workshops part i

15:30pm Break

16:00pm Workshops part ii

17:15pm Dinner

19:00pm Session 3 - Evening Celebration

21:00pm End


Workshops & Masterclasses

BASS

Intermediate

Henry Marsden
Mulberry Room, BMECP
2:15pm - 3:30pm

Looking at the critical role of your instrument within the band and some basic tips and techniques to take you're playing forwards! For beginners to intermediate players.

Advanced

Henry Marsden
Mulberry Room, BMECP
4:00pm - 5:15pm

Developing your instrument to unlock new heights and depths of worship. Very practical, more in-depth look at technique, sounds, dynamics and parts. For intermediate to advanced players.


Culture

Choosing Songs

Graham Kendrick
Rose Room, BMECP (3 min walk)
2:15pm - 3:30pm

We all want to lead awesome times of worship! How to prepare and plan worship times; looking at the prophethic, songlists and the bible. Practical workshop for worship leaders new and old.

Called to the Marketplace

Jake Isaac
Rose Room, BMECP (3 min walk)
4:00pm - 5:15pm

Taking your gift to the marketplace. Looking at being a Christian artist in secular culture, using the gifts God has given you outside the church walls.


Drums

Intermediate

Nathan Fellingham
Carey Room, ground floor
2:15pm - 3:30pm

Looking at the critical role of your instrument within the band and some basic tips and techniques to take you're playing forwards! For beginners to intermediate players.

Advanced

Tim Cooke
Carey Room, Clarendon Centre
4:00pm - 5:15pm

Developing your instrument to unlock new heights and depths of worship. Very practical, more in-depth look at technique, sounds, dynamics and parts. For intermediate to advanced players.


Guitar

Intermediate

John Pastos
Edwards Room, Clarendon Centre
2:15pm - 3:30pm

Looking at the critical role of your instrument within the band and some basic tips and techniques to take you're playing forwards! For beginners to intermediate players.

Advanced

Jack Wintermeyer
Edwards Room, Clarendon Centre
4:00pm - 5:15pm

Developing your instrument to unlock new heights and depths of worship. Very practical, more in-depth look at technique, sounds, dynamics and parts. For intermediate to advanced players.


Keys

Intermediate

Mike Sandeman
Lagoon Room, BMECP (3 min walk)
2:15pm - 3:30pm

Looking at the critical role of your instrument within the band and some basic tips and techniques to take you're playing forwards! For beginners to intermediate players.

Advanced

Mike Sandeman
Lagoon Room, BMECP (3 min walk)
4:00pm - 5:15pm

Developing your instrument to unlock new heights and depths of worship. Very practical, more in-depth look at technique, sounds, dynamics and parts. For intermediate to advanced players.


SONGWRITING

Getting out of the blocks

Anna Brading, Jotham Oakley
Main Hall, Clarendon Centre
2:15pm - 3:30pm

A practical workshop for budding songwriters wanting to grow and develop their gift, particulalry looking at:
- Generating ideas and keeping them flowing
- Turning ideas into songs
- Finishing songs
- Collaborating and cowriting

art of crafting

Graham Kendrick
Main Hall, Clarendon centre
4:00pm - 5:15pm

How to take your 'finished' song and make it even better. A practical workshop for more experienced songwriters, focusing on the art of crafting:
- Revising and honing lyrics to be the strongest they can be
- Writing melodies that are singable, catchy and strong


TRACKS

Producing Tracks

Jack Wintermeyer
Spurgeon Room, Clarendon Centre
2:15pm - 3:30pm

How to introduce backing tracks to your worship team; looking at the practical set up, strategy with songs and arrangements, and how to use tracks to strengthen your team.

Ableton Live

Lewis Morgan
Spurgeon Room, Clarendon Centre
4:00pm - 5:15pm

Masterclass in how to use Ableton Live to run backing tracks in worship. Looking at different ways you can utilise the software from running clicks, loops and backing tracks.


Vocals

Part 1

Lou Fellingham, Sarah Benton
Whitefield Room, Clarendon Centre
2:15pm - 3:30pm 

How to shine as a backing vocals and enhance your backing vocal skills.
Tips and tricks for backing singers.

Part 2

Lou Fellingham, Sarah Benton
Whitefield Room, Clarendon Centre
4:00pm - 5:15pm

 


Food

Because it's only a one day conference, we've kept the lunch break fairly tight, so we'd recommend bringing a packed lunch. But we've left a slightly longer dinner break before the evening celebration if you want to go out and get food...

Here are some of our favourites:

Franco Manca
Sourdough Pizza
10 mins walk

Fatto O Manno
Pizza
3 mins walk

La Choza
Mexican street food
8 mins walk

Bills
Gourmet British
8 mins walk

Meat Liquor
Burger Bar
6 mins walk

There is a McDonalds, KFC, Subway, Dominos, kebab shop, Sainsbury's, Boots and Co-op all within 10 minutes of the Clarendon Centre. Google map it on the day and you'll be winning. 

Albums

On the ground floor, we have albums for sale: Simon Brading's debut album 'Alive With Worship', new music from Graham Kendrick and more! Grab them whilst your here!

Enjoy

We really hope you enjoy the day, that God speaks to you and this is a meaningful day in your worshipping life. 

Blessings

Worship School Team