Counterpoint in a hymn accompaniment? You betcha! Just Add People! is a series of piano arrangements crafted especially to accompany congregational singing. Over the years, I’ve worked with many church pianists who can read music but not improvise. These accompaniments are meant to meet that need. Each one finds the unique character of a song and […]
Today we’re going to do something a little different. We’re going to look at the guitar, and how it fits in the mix. If you lead a group, if you record – this is something that you need to know.
Our program today is talking about a new song: “O Risen Christ, Our Living Hope.” Greg will be taking you through the process of writing the song.
In this session we are going to talk about leading and teaching global songs to congregations, quickly and effectively. There’s something of an art to teaching a new song, and specifically one that is from the oral tradition. To do this, Greg is going to use as an example a song called Anaweza Bwana.