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Worship 101
Instructor: Vashawn Mitchell

Students will study the theological aspect of worship, learn the history of worship, grow in biblical understanding and knowledge while expanding practical worship skills. Worship 101 will train up men and women to lead worship in their local church by equipping them in character and competency and training them how to make disciples of others.

Tuesdays 7:00PM - 7:45PM
Session 1 - 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31
Session 2 - 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14
Session 3 - 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25
Power Of Sacred Music
Instructor: Rev. Zynora D. Manson

This course will provide an introduction to the purpose of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs while examining the differences and similarities of each genre. Students will explore a brief history, analyze structures in the music, and review the emphasis and effects of how the culture of the people and composers’ lives impacted these various sacred styles. Participants will emerge with an understanding of the importance of ancestral contributions, while creating a passion for a balanced diet in music ministry designed to meet the needs of the diverse ages of worshippers.

Tuesdays 7:00PM - 7:45PM
Session 1 - 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31
Session 2 - 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14
Session 3 - 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25
Songwriting, Licensing and Publishing
Instructor: Ted Winn

If you write songs, arrange, compose, and create music and you want to earn money from it, this is the course for you. Understanding music publishing, licensing, and music placement are the keys to getting paid royalties from your music. The primary goal of this course is to go beyond the basics and help you become proactive in getting your music out there. You’ll gain a complete understanding of music publishing and licensing terms and how they might apply to your songwriting career.

Wednesdays 7:00PM - 7:45PM
Session 1 - 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1
Session 2 - 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15
Session 3 - 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26
Gospel Heritage
Instructor: Dr. Teresa Hairston

The primary goal of this course is to provide an accurate history of the contributions of various individuals who are the pioneers, trailblazers, and game-changers of gospel music, as well as the significant periods in the evolution of gospel music.

Saturdays 9AM; Tuesdays 8PM (* = double session)
Session 1 - 1/7(S), 1/10*, 1/14 (S)
Session 2 - 2/21, 2/28*, 3/7
Session 3 - 4/4*, 4/11, 4/18
Business Of Gospel Music
Instructor: Trent Phillips

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.
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
How to Become A Music Producer
Instructor: Stanley Brown

A music producer is a recording creative and technical leader. Commanding studio time and coaching artists typically creates the sound and structure of the song. If you’re interested in Producing and being responsible for determining and leading the creative and technical aspects of recordings, whether for a single song, an album, or a soundtrack this class is for you. This Producers class will teach you how to work in the studio with artists, musicians, songwriters and audio engineers to create and sonically shape your projects.

Mondays - 7:00PM - 7:45PM
Session 1 - 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30
Session 2 - 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13
Session 3 - 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24

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