Business Of Gospel Music

Instructor: Trent Phillips
Tuesdays 6:00PM - 6:45PM, Saturdays 10:00A - 10:45A
Session 1 (Tuesday) - 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31
Session 2 (Tuesday) - 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14
Session 3 (Saturday) - 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22

This course will help you gain vital information relative to the present-day Gospel music industry. It will equip you with knowledge on the importance of legal contracts and ownership, sales and distribution, marketing, and digital streaming.  

You will gain insight on:  

  • how to get your song on radio and other major mediums
  • how much money it takes to record and release your project
  • why you need a social media and online presence as a new artist
  • how to decide if you need a manager
  • how to make money in Gospel music

If you're desiring a career in the music business, whether as an aspiring gospel artist or industry executive, you will definitely benefit from attending this class.

Trent Phillips

Trent Phillips is a highly regarded Creative Consultant, Coach, Music Producer, Musician

and Speaker.

Trent has emerged as one of the music industry’s most notable professional Producers,

Musical Directors and Keyboardists, maintaining a rising career spanning over 20 years, and

providing his signature production and energetic live performances worldwide to a vast

catalog of Grammy, Dove, and Stellar Award-winning albums, songs, concerts and tours.

Some of the notable artists he’s worked with include: Donnie McClurkin, Tasha Cobbs

Leonard, William Murphy, Bishop Paul S. Morton, The Miami Mass Choir, Ted & Sheri, Fred

Hammond, Jennifer Holliday, Kurt Carr, Jonathan Nelson, Troy Sneed, and Yolanda Adams.

Trent Phillips has performed on television on multiple platforms such as Gospel Dream, BET’s

Sunday Best, Super Bowl Gospel Celebration, BETHer Fights Cancer, The Stellar Awards, and

the Black Music Honors. He has produced musical moments and songs featured in Lifetime

movie series Merry Liddell Christmas.

From 2012-2015, Trent served as a Record Label President for Tehillah Music Group, a

Gospel label representing and releasing music for Bishop Paul S. Morton, The Full Gospel

Baptist Church Fellowship Mass Choir & Ministry of Worship, and formerly Jonathan

McReynolds, among others.

Trent Phillips serves as a Coach and Mentor for musicians, vocalists, and independent artists

across the globe. He leverages his experience to aid individuals, churches, and organizations

as a Creative Consultant in areas of Leadership, Production, and Artistry. T has hosted two

music conferences, a live master class, and presents workshops locally and abroad as a

speaker and clinician.

Trent has authored his first book, Sounds of the Heart, Volume I: Prayers for Musicians, which

is available now in all digital marketplaces. Sounds of the Heart begins a series of literary and

musical works designed to help and inspire creative artists. He is developing e-books and

other online resources to assist Creatives & Leaders in their career and purpose journeys.

Trent Phillips is the CEO and Proprietor of Lionheart Entertainment & Consulting, an

innovative independent company that provides music production, creative consulting,

leadership coaching, technical direction, and talent contracting.

Trent is happily married to his bride, Brittany Phillips, a licensed professional counselor and

trauma educator. They are the proud parents of a delightful daughter Asher Zoe, and they

reside in Atlanta, Georgia.