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Wednesday, June 21
 

1:00pm CDT

Electric Guitar: Part 1 (Nuts & Bolts)
The Nuts & Bolts required to play contemporary Christian Electric guitar. 7 note Major and Minor scales, Major & Minor Pentatonic Scales, Triads and other common chord forms. Tasty fills. All the tools to create a solid foundation for todays electric guitar player.

Worship Leaders & Teachers
avatar for Erick Hailstone

Erick Hailstone

Yamaha Corporation of America
Yamaha Clinician for 12 years. Studied Guitar, Arranging & Composition at Berklee College of Music. Worship Leader/Music Director at Mountain Park Church in Lake Oswego, Or. Touring musician for a really long time.

Sponsors
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Yamaha Worship Resources

Celebrating its 125th birthday, Yamaha Corporation is the world’s largest manufacturer of musical instruments and a world leader in cutting edge audio technology for live and recorded sound. Founded in 1887, the company has provided over a century of commitment to its customers... Read More →


Wednesday June 21, 2017 1:00pm - 2:45pm CDT
2nd Floor Rm: 217

1:00pm CDT

Vocal Intro (Technique & Style)
Whether you've been formally trained or not, every singer can grow and develop! Whether you are a worship leader, choir singer, worship team member or soloist, this session will give you the foundational building blocks to reach your full vocal potential! We will also focus on the stylistic keys to unlocking an authentic sound for any style of music, and gaining a common language that will help you mold a compelling sound for any group, large or small.

Worship Leaders & Teachers
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The New Collective

guest artist (Wednesday)
The New Collective is a community of songwriters and worship leaders, primarily from Bent Tree Bible Fellowship in suburban Dallas, Texas, focused on writing and producing songs that explore the rich theological distinctives of the New Covenant, the “Jesus-plus-nothing” gospel... Read More →
avatar for Vonda Dyer

Vonda Dyer

Vonda is a singer, worship leader, teacher and writer. She has taught private voice since 1989, and her students have included Word recording artists BarlowGirl. Vonda has taught vocal seminars in churches and at conferences all over the world, including many years at the Willow Creek... Read More →


Wednesday June 21, 2017 1:00pm - 2:45pm CDT
1st Floor Rm: East Venue

3:15pm CDT

Acoustic Guitar
Study of the “CAGED” system for modern chord voicing. Learning to play in 5 basic keys, Learning to transpose, The use of the CAPO, arranging with common tone open strings, wit pedal tone bass notes

Worship Leaders & Teachers
avatar for Erick Hailstone

Erick Hailstone

Yamaha Corporation of America
Yamaha Clinician for 12 years. Studied Guitar, Arranging & Composition at Berklee College of Music. Worship Leader/Music Director at Mountain Park Church in Lake Oswego, Or. Touring musician for a really long time.

Sponsors
avatar for Yamaha Worship Resources

Yamaha Worship Resources

Celebrating its 125th birthday, Yamaha Corporation is the world’s largest manufacturer of musical instruments and a world leader in cutting edge audio technology for live and recorded sound. Founded in 1887, the company has provided over a century of commitment to its customers... Read More →


Wednesday June 21, 2017 3:15pm - 5:00pm CDT
2nd Floor Rm: 217

3:15pm CDT

Choir Rehearsal - Open to Conference Attendees to Participate
Choirs in America are on the rise.  This is true in high schools, colleges, community choirs etc.  However, it’s not true in churches.   Learn why this is happening and learn how to turn this choir thing into great ministry opportunities for your church.

**Someone in the choir will win a $400 set of UE900 In Ear Monitors**
We want to encourage you to sing in the Conference Choir! If you come to this rehearsal (Wednesday Afternoon) and sing Thursday morning we will put you in a choir member only drawing to win a FREE $400 set of UE900 In Ear Monitors!!
Here are the songs you will be leading: 
Trust God-  https://youtu.be/4eilotFs_QM 
In Christ Alone-  https://youtu.be/wNRFumI2ch0 
Oh The Blood-  https://youtu.be/wxeVrMC1qVY 
O Come To The Altar-  https://youtu.be/rYQ5yXCc_CA 
Great Are You Lord-  https://youtu.be/uHz0w-HG4iU

Worship Leaders & Teachers
avatar for Stan Endicott

Stan Endicott

Slingshot Group
Nationally recognized, deeply respected and beloved Worship Pastor Mentor and Coach to hundreds of young leaders. A music producer and church consultant for many years. Founder of Slingshot Group:  Slingshot serves churches in staffing and coaching. Earlier this year Slingshot... Read More →


Wednesday June 21, 2017 3:15pm - 5:00pm CDT
1st Floor Rm: Clubhouse

3:15pm CDT

Modern Keyboards In Worship
In this class, we will examine basic music theory and its relationship to modern worship music and will demonstrate examples of chord scales and modern keyboard voicing. Other topics we will discuss include 1) the symbiotic relationships between keyboards & guitars and how that informs note choices and your positional range; and 2) the 'Nashville Number System’ and how thinking in numbers can revolutionize your playing and arranging skills!

Worship Leaders & Teachers
avatar for Chris Springer

Chris Springer

Yamaha Corporation of America
For over 25 years, Chris has been at the top of his field in the Music Industry, most recently serving as Sr. Director of A&R/Artist Development for Integrity Music, Inc. With more than 15 RIAA certified Gold & Platinum records, 4 Grammy winning projects, and multiple Dove Award and... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Yamaha Worship Resources

Yamaha Worship Resources

Celebrating its 125th birthday, Yamaha Corporation is the world’s largest manufacturer of musical instruments and a world leader in cutting edge audio technology for live and recorded sound. Founded in 1887, the company has provided over a century of commitment to its customers... Read More →


Wednesday June 21, 2017 3:15pm - 5:00pm CDT
1st Floor Rm: East Venue
 
Thursday, June 22
 

1:00pm CDT

Electric Guitar: Part 2 (Extension of the Basics)
An extension of the basics, with a focus on the graphic nature of the guitar neck. New ways of navigating on pairs of strings, how to transpose phrases and chords graphically. Exploration of the CAGED system. The use of triads, fourths, hammers on’s and slide with chords

Worship Leaders & Teachers
avatar for Erick Hailstone

Erick Hailstone

Yamaha Corporation of America
Yamaha Clinician for 12 years. Studied Guitar, Arranging & Composition at Berklee College of Music. Worship Leader/Music Director at Mountain Park Church in Lake Oswego, Or. Touring musician for a really long time.

Sponsors
avatar for Yamaha Worship Resources

Yamaha Worship Resources

Celebrating its 125th birthday, Yamaha Corporation is the world’s largest manufacturer of musical instruments and a world leader in cutting edge audio technology for live and recorded sound. Founded in 1887, the company has provided over a century of commitment to its customers... Read More →


Thursday June 22, 2017 1:00pm - 2:45pm CDT
2nd Floor Rm: 217

1:00pm CDT

Vocal Advanced (Advanced Technique, Coaching, & Group Singing)
This track is designed for experienced singers or those who have taken Scott and Vonda's classes before. Experience a more intense vocal workout and tips for working through illness or fatigue. Come prepared to sing a song for the group and you may have the opportunity to receive one-on-one feedback and coaching from the Dyers. The session will close with a focus on singing together as groups, and crafting a great vocal sound out of any ensemble, whether large or small.

Worship Leaders & Teachers
avatar for The New Collective

The New Collective

guest artist (Wednesday)
The New Collective is a community of songwriters and worship leaders, primarily from Bent Tree Bible Fellowship in suburban Dallas, Texas, focused on writing and producing songs that explore the rich theological distinctives of the New Covenant, the “Jesus-plus-nothing” gospel... Read More →
avatar for Vonda Dyer

Vonda Dyer

Vonda is a singer, worship leader, teacher and writer. She has taught private voice since 1989, and her students have included Word recording artists BarlowGirl. Vonda has taught vocal seminars in churches and at conferences all over the world, including many years at the Willow Creek... Read More →


Thursday June 22, 2017 1:00pm - 2:45pm CDT
1st Floor Rm: East Venue

3:15pm CDT

Arranging for Guitars & Keyboards
Exploring techniques for combining guitars and keyboards in modern worship. Including specific sounds and effects, intros, endings, out choruses and more.

Worship Leaders & Teachers
avatar for Erick Hailstone

Erick Hailstone

Yamaha Corporation of America
Yamaha Clinician for 12 years. Studied Guitar, Arranging & Composition at Berklee College of Music. Worship Leader/Music Director at Mountain Park Church in Lake Oswego, Or. Touring musician for a really long time.
avatar for Chris Springer

Chris Springer

Yamaha Corporation of America
For over 25 years, Chris has been at the top of his field in the Music Industry, most recently serving as Sr. Director of A&R/Artist Development for Integrity Music, Inc. With more than 15 RIAA certified Gold & Platinum records, 4 Grammy winning projects, and multiple Dove Award and... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Yamaha Worship Resources

Yamaha Worship Resources

Celebrating its 125th birthday, Yamaha Corporation is the world’s largest manufacturer of musical instruments and a world leader in cutting edge audio technology for live and recorded sound. Founded in 1887, the company has provided over a century of commitment to its customers... Read More →


Thursday June 22, 2017 3:15pm - 5:00pm CDT
1st Floor Rm: East Venue