Music and Musicianship

Just Sing the Dang Melody

Dear Worship Leader, Just Sing the Dang Melody!

By Jon Nicol

When the worship leader jumps to those high note, what does the typical person in the congregation do? They stop singing. Here’s why…

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Seven Ways To Grow An Engaging Worship Team, Part 1

By Jon Nicol

What does a healthy, engaged, and committed worship team look like? Find out the seven ways your team members need to “engage” as they serve on the team.

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Brick Wall Blue

Are You Skipping This Key Element of Your Worship Rehearsal?

By Jon Nicol

The “run-through” is probably one of the most vital parts of the worship rehearsal and Sunday morning warm-up. When we skip it, we skip a critical element.

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Podcast

Episode 010: What’s Missing From Your Team?

By Jon Nicol

We talk about what it means to be a musical director, and why it’s an important position in your worship team.

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Podcast

Episode 009: The 3 Gs of Arranging – How To Easily Arrange for Any Size Band, Part 2

By Jon Nicol

Learn how to simply arrange songs for worship. No matter what size your band or talent level of your musicians, these tips can help.

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Podcast

Episode 008: The 3 Gs of Arranging – How To Easily Arrange for Any Size Band, Part 1

By Jon Nicol

Learn how to simply arrange songs for worship. No matter what size your band or talent level of your musicians, these tips can help.

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8 Ways to Avoid the Capo Prayer

By Jon Nicol

It’s to easy to just “throw in a prayer” when we don’t plan out our transitions. This article gives you some practical ways to plan those in between moments.

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Podcast

Episode 005: How to Move Your Guitarists from Adequate to Exceptional

By Jon Nicol

We interview Jason Houtsma of WorshipArtistry.com.

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[Video] An Overlooked Key To Great Preparation

By Jon Nicol

How do you get your worship team to prepare better? Learn a simple strategy for making it easier for your team to prepare.

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How to Arrangement Hack

[Video] Get Your Team To WANT To Prepare

By Jon Nicol

You can encourage (harass, demand, etc.) your team to prepare well for rehearsals and services. But remember: They need to know WHY. This video will help.

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