Top 5 Blogs/Forums for Guitarists
Jul09

Top 5 Blogs/Forums for Guitarists

Okay, even though we know that piano is by far the most holy and spiritual instrument for worship, I know a lot of you play some of the lesser instruments. That’s okay, we’re still here to support you in your endeavor. Maybe one day you will aspire to learn the intricacies of such a holy instrument as the piano, but until then, we want to help you use the gifts you have in the best possible way, for God’s Kindgom!...

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Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0109 – Hand Signals, guiding the band during worship
May16

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0109 – Hand Signals, guiding the band during worship

IN this week’s episode, we talk about having multiple services in different locations. David’s church is just a few weeks into a change which includes two simultaneous services. David & Kevin talk about some of the issues that David and his church have faced. TWITTER: @wmcatalyst FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/worshipministrycatalyst VOICEMAIL: 360 818 – 4339 Email: david@worshipministrycatalyst.com or...

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Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0103 – Basic Music Theory Principles for Worship Bands
Jan20

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0103 – Basic Music Theory Principles for Worship Bands

In our 103rd episode, we talk about some of the basics that might help worship bands know the mechanics of Music a little better. We’re trying to help people get off the page, playing each chord as we get to them – and into the music. Whether you’re new or have been listening for quite some time, we would love to hear form you! Connect with us on twitter (@wmcatalyst) and facebook...

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Leading a Band Rehearsal
Mar17

Leading a Band Rehearsal

We don’t have that much time. If you’re one of the lucky ones you have a mid-week rehearsal, then you’ve got two rehearsals to get 5, 6, 7 or more songs ready for a bunch of people to hear. And they’re not just going to hear them, they have to be good enough that they don’t distract people from worship. If you’re not that lucky, you have one rehearsal – maybe on the morning of your service...

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More Arranging Help – from the real pro!
Feb23

More Arranging Help – from the real pro!

So, Kevin & I know some stuff about arranging a worship band. If you listen to the podcast, you heard us talk about it just last week. As I was doing some research to write a follow up article to our last podcast, I came across this video. It’s Bob Kauflin talking about arranging from a Worship God ’08 Conference. So, instead of me rehashing arranging stuff, I thought I’d go ahead and post the video here for you...

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Playing with a Metronome/Click – it will change your life.

If you don’t have your band playing with a metronome or click track, you most definitely should. We do, almost every song of every weekend. It was hard at first. I’ll give you that. It took us some getting used to, but once we did – oh the joy! There’s no longer a question of who was rushing what part, you can hear it. It’s kind of natural too. For a lot of our church musicians, playing to a click track...

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