Our online seminars are designed to equip church musicians, pianist, and teachers by working through common topics of question. Each LIVE seminar comes with a free E-version resource booklet with tips and practical ideas that will be discussed at the upcoming seminar. Seminars will be held on the last Monday of each month at 7:00-8:00pm EST with added time at the end for questions.
(If you are unable to attend live, you may purchase the audio and booklet bundle after each seminar.)
Running A Successful Studio
February 28 at 7:00 pm
This session is to help guide you on your journey as a teacher to free you to teach to the fullest potential God has for you. We will be discussing several need-to-know topics regarding beginning a studio. What do you need to know before you begin? How do you organize your studio for success? What are ways to cultivate an exciting, self-functioning studio that will never lack students? How do you run a studio and still remain in the ministries God has given you?
Foundations in Hymn Playing
April 28 at 7:00 pm
Are you looking to grow your hymn playing skills? In this seminar, we will discuss tips for building your skills as a hymn pianist. We will look at creating a full sound through building your right hand chords and simple fill in patterns and tips. This is a great seminar for those who understand chords and can play basic hymn playing. It is also a great seminar for teachers learning how to teach hymn playing!
The Piano Lesson: Method Books, Games, Activities and More!
July 25 at 7:00 pm
How do I choose the right method books and are they really necessary? What are ways to plan and structure a lesson through method books, music, games and activities? How do you supplement material? What materials work with children or adults? How do you break through common student hurdles? Let's talk about breaking down the lesson!
The Song Leader and Church Pianist: Ministering Together
September at 7:00 pm
Music in a local church has an important role. The song leader and church pianist have an important role in working together and understanding each other's strengths and weaknesses. Come join as we discuss how to make the music ministry enjoyable and keeping the focus on Christ!
The Church Pianist Guide 101
March 28 at 7:00 pm
How do you keep a variety in your preludes? How can you keep up with playing multiple offertories each week? What are tips to avoid burnout? How do you find time to practice and the motivation to practice? Join us as we discuss the basics in regards to the role of a church pianist
The Church Accompanist
June 2 at 7:00 pm
What is the role of an accompanist? How can I improve my skills as an accompanist and learn to accompany by ear? We will discuss what the purpose of accompanying singers and other instrumentalist is and how to build our skills.
Advanced Hymn Playing
August 29 at 7:00 pm
Join us as we work through advanced fill in techniques in congregational playing! We will discuss upper register playing, 4 note right hand chording, left hand variety, arpeggios, and much more! Come join us!
Where do you start when writing a song and how do you develop an idea? Join as as we share basic tips for song writing!