5 things about church PA I wish I’d learned years ago

By Guest Blogger | April 21, 2015

Here’s a live session from a Musicademy seminar presented by SFL’s Tim Horton and Pat Smith. Tim and Pat are the presenters on our Sound Tech and PA Training for Churches DVDs and online downloads which are available now. Pat is also standing as an MP in the May General Election!

(Re)writing a modern hymn

By [email protected] | April 20, 2015

  We ran a session at a recent training day called “Modern hymns: how are they different? How to (re)write one”. Here are a few snippets from the session together with some of the new verses composed by our delegates for the hymn “Breathe on me, breath of God”. 4 categories of modern hymn Modern […]

30 tips to make your rehearsals more effective

By [email protected] | April 2, 2015

We recently asked our Musicademy Facebook page members the question “What advice would you give to a worship team wanting to make rehearsals as effective as possible?” It had a huge response and we’ve compiled some of the best ideas into these 30 tips. “Rules” for worship rehearsals Don’t noodle/text/call/Facebook/SnapChat between songs Separate rehearsals from the […]

We’re in danger of “new song overload” according to Dave Bilbrough

By admin | March 19, 2015

It’s time to do much more with our worship according to Abba Father writer Dave Bilbrough The trend towards fresh worship expression can quickly lead to ‘new song overload’. That’s the view of worship leader Dave Bilbrough, one of the fathers of modern-day worship. In an article in the upcoming Resources magazine, Dave offers seasoned advice […]

Improvisation Skills for Orchestral Instruments – now available as downloads. Plus FREE lesson.

By [email protected] | March 18, 2015

Buy the full course and save 50%! We’re pleased to announce that our Improvisation Skills for Orchestral Instruments course is now available as 16 individual downloads. Buy all 16 parts at the same time and a 50% discount will be applied at the checkout. Here’s a sneak preview of one of the lessons which starts off […]

New physiotherapy technique that improves your singing voice

By Guest Blogger | March 2, 2015

  I first came across the concept of “voice physio” a few months ago while talking to one of our vocal coaches, Philly Lopez who was raving about the effect a session had had on her (already impressive) voice. On further investigation I found that one London based physiotherapy practice, PhysioEd Medical Ltd, had developed […]

Free vocals masterclass (Part 2). Harmonies, diction, dynamics, mic technique and improvisation.

By admin | February 23, 2015

This is the second live session of a Musicademy Worship Vocals Masterclass with Philly Lopez. Philly teaches advanced vocals techniques including harmonies, diction, dynamics, mic technique and improvisation. You can find Part 1 here. Join Philly and Musicademy live in London! Join us for our upcoming live training days in London and Tonbridge. Philly will be […]