Category Archives: Education

Getty Music Worship Conference: Sing!

Why do we sing?  It seems like a funny question – in our churches, it’s just what we do, every Sunday morning.  But really, why do we sing?  Furthermore, what does our singing say about our view of God? How … Continue reading

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Master Class with Greg Howlett and Heather Sorenson

Another Upcoming Master Class with Greg Howlett! Saturday, March 18, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (12:00 – 2:00 Pacific Standard Time), Composer, arranger, producer, and pianist, Greg Howlett is hosting another online class, this time with highly-experienced arranger … Continue reading

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Damien Sneed-“Taking a Hymn To Church” Gospel Style

If you have ever wanted to apply a Gospel Style to your hymn playing, this is for you! How to take a hymn and “Gospelize” it. Damien takes the well-known hymn, Precious Lord, Take My Hand and applies gospel styles to … Continue reading

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Should You Train To Failure?

Our Practice I just heard a strength and fitness trainer advocating “training to failure,” and I thought that was an odd thing to say. I had to hear more. First though, you need to understand something. It should be obvious … Continue reading

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Free Master Class This Saturday with Faye Lopez and Greg Howlett

Free Master Class This Saturday, February 4th from 1-3pm Eastern Standard Time (10am-12pm Pacific Standard Time). Faye Lopez will be joining Greg Howlett for an online group Master Class. The class is free to observers, and participants are $25. I … Continue reading

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“Essentials for the Worship Team Pianist” Webinar

88 Creative Keys is putting on the Essentials For The Worship Team Pianist Webinar on Monday, January 16th from 11am-1pm Eastern Standard Time. The cost is $49 for this two-part, three hour online class taught by Leila Viss, Drew Collins and … Continue reading

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Online classes with Faye Lopez, and Greg Howlett

Take advantage of online classes with Greg Howlett and Faye Lopez!             Beginning in 2017, you will be able to take online classes with Greg Howlett, or Faye Lopez, one of Conservative Christian Music’s most prolific … Continue reading

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Self-Centered Worship

I have found a helpful bit of advice on modern Self Centered Worship, from Australian worship leader, Darin Browne, at PraiseandWorshipLeader.com This podcast explores self centered worship, and whether or not “I” songs have become the focus of modern worship … Continue reading

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2016 PPMC Music Conference part 2

Music Conference photos part 2… Vocal Class Jim’s vocal class was well received. In the first session, he had the most students! For those of you, who haven’t had the pleasure of hearing him, he sings in a natural, easy … Continue reading

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2016 PPMC Music Conference Part 1

On June 1-3, 2016, we held the very first Powerful Praise! Music Conference, at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, in Spokane Valley, WA! Forty-six musicians and worship leaders from as far south as Southern California, and as far North, as North Dakota, showed … Continue reading

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