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Pre-Conference Options

Go deeper with an extended option on Friday night.

We are offering four dynamic pre-conference options for Friday night, October 21 from 6-10 pm. These intensive offerings will allow guests to go deeper with hand-picked experts in an intimate setting. Make your experience at Simply Worship even better by adding a pre-conference.


 

VOCAL PRE-CONFERENCE

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Join us for a hands-on session focusing on some of the most common vocal issues that affect the worshiping vocalist as well as review some basic techniques that are frequently overlooked by many amateur vocalists. We’ll take an in-depth look at several other aspects of singing such as: developing better pitch control and intonation, developing your own unique style, song preparation and delivery, issues that affect women, issues that affect men, vocal techniques to avoid, tackling tough passages, extending your range, choosing the right microphone, picking the right song in the right key, enunciation, breathing, and more!

For more information on Sheri Gould visit sherigould.com

Friday, October 21, 6-10pm.
$50 per person.

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AUDIO PRE-CONFERENCE

2Join us for an intensive overview that will unlock your potential to create great sound at your church.

Doug is a 30 year veteran of the Pro Audio and Music Technology Industry serving in management roles at Shure, Tascam, and E-Mu Systems. He has also served as a worship leader, musician, and tech at various churches throughout his esteemed career.

Over the last twelve years, Doug has presented at hundreds of worship conferences all over North America and beyond, focusing his experience to consult and teach others.

For more information on Doug Gould visit worshipMD.com

Friday, October 21, 6-10pm.
$50 per person.

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VIDEO PRE-CONFERENCE

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Evan Bourcier is a commercial filmmaker with extensive experience working on projects for brands like Facebook, ESPN, and Nathan’s Hot Dogs. He has also worked with a number of ministries such as End It Movement and Vertical Church Band, all while continuing to serve in his church in Springfield, Massachusetts.

In this intensive workshop, he’ll be teaching the techniques and tricks he has learned in the commercial world and sharing how he’s brought those into the local church to make small budget projects look like feature films. He will also be showing some of the tools he currently uses on large productions.

Content will include: choosing a camera, lighting and composition, sound and editing, and how to run interviews and plan projects.

To be clear, this workshop is mostly aimed at people looking to do short form videos – sermon series promos, testimony videos, church promos, etc. Evan will address live video and recording Sunday morning sermons in his labs on Saturday.

You can see some of Evan’s recent work at vimeo.com/ebourcier

Friday, October 21, 6-10pm.
$50 per person.

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SONGWRITING PRE-CONFERENCE

SW16 Pre-Conf OptionsMatthew Chandler is the Creative Arts Pastor at Journey Church in Barrington New Hampshire. Matthew is a passionate songwriter who has been blessed to write with some of the industries most notable names such as Krissy Nordhoff, Sean Hill, Sue Smith and Corey Voss.

Join Matt as he takes a focused look at worship songwriting. Both budding and experienced songwriters will be challenged and engaged as you unpack songwriting guideposts, idea development, creating singable melodies, the creative process and shepherding through songwriting.

This workshop will cover the ABC’s of basic songwriting technique, as well as engage the spiritual and creative elements of writing music for your congregation.

For more information on Matthew Chandler visit https://www.facebook.com/matthewchandlermusic

Friday, October 21, 6-10pm.
$50 per person.

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