Worship Band Track
CALL TO WORSHIP
Play, sing and record worship songs with a staff of worship pastors and leaders from across the region.
Each student will receive instruction in:
- All instruments in the worship band
- Music arrangement
- Biblical worship
- Instrument of choice
Each worship band will receive coaching on:
- Good rehearsal processes
- Team Bonding
- Resource development
Stephen Butler, worship band. Butler is a music pastor at First Baptist Church in Arkansas City, Kan. He also writes and arranges cantatas, as well as performs concerts throughout the Midwest.
2012 Guest Faculty
2013 Guest Faculty TBA
Allison Ebright is a graduate of Southwestern College in music performance and for the last several years has been on staff at Church of the Resurrection where she has lead worship, taught and worked with many worship groups including a nationally award winning gospel choir. She currently teaches piano and voice in the Resurrection Music Academy.
Cory Ryan is the associate contemporary worship director at Church of the Resurrection and leads in their Vibe service. He works with both young adult and youth worship bands.
Martin Rude finished a MA with The Robert Webber School of Worship Studies after touring internationally for ten years and working on over 15 album projects. Currently, he is the director of Worship Outreach at Southwestern College teaching worship and working with four college praise teams.
Josh Melcher is a graduate of Southwestern College and helped develop a new coffee house and community ministry in Wichita KS called Meads Corner where he currently works. He has toured and recorded on voice and guitar.
Sarah Miller is also a graduate of Southwestern with extensive experience in worship leading, worship band directing along with experience in many styles of vocal performance and recordings.
Worship Band Track Schedule 2013
Monday, June 3, 2013 Schedule
|11:00 am – 2:00 pm||Festival Move-in
Lunch – On Your Own
|2:30 pm – 4:30 pm||Scott Lang – Music Leadership|
|4:30 pm – 6:00 pm||Scott Lang – Advanced Music Leadership|
|6:30 pm – 7:00 pm||Dinner|
|7:00 pm – 9:00 pm||Placement Hearings/Ensemble Meetings|
|9:00 pm – 10:20 pm||Late Night Madness – First Ensemble Rehearsal (Break into groups)|
|10:30 pm||All Festival Meeting – Counselor Meetings, Schedule, Games|
|11:00 pm||In room (lights out)|
Tuesday, June 4 - Friday, June 7
|8:30 am – 9:00 am||Breakfast – Dining Hall|
|9:00 am – 10:00 am||Activity: Director’s Choice|
|10:00 am – 12:00 pm||Ensemble Rehearsal 10-11-Breakouts; 11-12- Group rehearsal (Wednesday Morning-Greenjeans Recording Studio)|
|12:00 pm – 1:00 pm||Lunch|
|1:00 pm – 2:00 pm||Electives|
|2:00 pm – 4:00 pm||Ensemble Rehearsal|
|4:00 pm – 4:15 pm||Break and Snacks – Java Jinx|
|4:15 pm – 5:45 pm||Chamber Ensemble or Free time (mentoring one on one-signups with Martin Rude)|
|5:45 pm – 6:30 pm||Dinner|
|6:30 pm – 8:00 pm||Free Time|
|8:00 pm – 9:30 pm||Evening Activities
|9:30 pm – 10:30 pm||Back to Residence Hall (Cards, TV & Meetings with Counselor)|
|10:30 pm||In room (lights out)|
Saturday, June 8
|7:30 am – 8:00 am||Breakfast|
|8:00 am – 10:00 am||Final Rehearsals|
|11:00 am||Family Day Begins
Detailed schedule coming soon!