Monthly Archives: August 2015

How to Create a Bigger Sound from Your Choir

How to Create a Bigger Sound from Your Choir

By Marvin Copaus Every week you have the challenge and privilege of helping a group of voices present music that honors God and ministers to His people. The challenge is to make sure that your choir is well-prepared and sings to the best of its ability. The privilege is watching God use those individual voices […]

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Breath of Heaven Q&A

Breath of Heaven Q&A

We sat down with Russell Mauldin and Sue C. Smith, creators of the new Ready To Sing Christmas musical, Breath of Heaven. Russell and Sue share about the process behind creating this musical and the message of Christ’s hope interwoven throughout the songs and narration. Breath of Heaven is based off the very famous Amy […]

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Creative Worship for Kids

Creative Worship for Kids

Like many of you, when I started leading children’s choirs many years ago, I had no experience. However, I had a heart for children and a desire to see them worship God. I also wanted to see kids grow and develop their creativity. We are all uniquely creative because our Father made us in His […]

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Song Camp 2015 Review

Song Camp 2015 Review

Last week we held our very first song camp at Brentwood Benson. The camp was hosted by Capitol CMG Publishing and put a focus on writing songs for the church — specifically for the choir. Several writers from different genres joined together for two days to write songs on a variety of topics to minister to the people of the […]

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The Fountain of Youth

The Fountain of Youth

By Andy High The church puts a lot of focus on fostering strong youth programs. Examples abound of high school outreaches, mission trips, hip-looking rooms filled with beanbag chairs and foosball tables, and even youth-oriented Sunday morning services. The choir loft, in contrast, remains a stalwart bastion of stodgy old squares. Youth participation in choir […]

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