9:15am & 10:45am
The Istrouma Collective is a three-hour gathering on a Sunday night of all Worship Ministry volunteers and staff from across Istrouma's campuses and venues. We gather for a meal, worship, teaching, and specialized Master Classes. The Collective is the front door for new volunteers to get plugged into the Worship and Production Ministries. It also serves as a primary venue for community building across our ministry.
Leader: Luke Johnson
Who it's for: Beginner and Intermediate guitarists (electric and/or acoustic)
What you’ll learn: Techniques for playing guitar in a worship atmosphere.
Leader: Blayke Weatherford
Who it's for: Drummers & percussionists
What you’ll learn: Rhythm, blending, and emphatic techniques for playing percussion in a worship atmosphere.
Technique vs. Music
Leader: Micah Blouin
Who it's for: Anyone
What you’ll learn: What is Music? Is it a feeling, an emotion, or little black dots and lines on paper? It's BOTH! Each is useful on its own, but they come together in a very powerful way to deliver a message. Come learn how understanding technique, theory, and notation can be as important as getting out of the sheet music and actually "making music."
Leader: Ray Tantzen
Who it's for: Anyone interested in mixing sound for live events
What you’ll learn: The basics of how to build a mix from the bottom up, which instruments fit into which frequencies, working with effects, and how to make sure everything is heard without overpowering your audience or equipment.
Leaders: Brian Callender & Christian Anders
Who it's for: Anyone who leads or speaks from the platform
What you’ll learn: How to present yourself on the platform, where to stand, what to do in an emergency, and more!
Leader: Greg Ziecker
Who it's for: Anyone, especially camera operators, ProPresenter operators, and creatives
What you’ll learn: We’ll look at how what we see contributes to our ability to worship, and our ability to lead others in worship, including the emotions related to colors, and possible distractions in a worship atmosphere.