Hey Team! If you sing or play on the LIVE Platform at MCA for either Sunday morning or Sunday night, you will need to watch this 10 minute video to learn how to operate our new In-Ear system. Taking these 10 minutes to watch and learn will save you a lot of time come rehearsal and service time. The video is thorough and easy to follow. I think you will enjoy this new addition!
Hey Team, have you ever had a bad mix in your in-ear monitor? I'm sure we all have at some point. Knowing how to get a good mix in your Aviom mixer on stage will give you greater confidence as a player, singer and worshipper. Below is a very good tutorial that will equip you to know: 1) What the buttons and knobs do. 2) How to get a good stereo mix. 3) How to set the Master Volume. 4) How to mute certain instruments/vocals. 5) How to save and recall your mix. Enjoy the video!
A modern style worship is our target style. So, to move as one unit, it is essential to see how background vocals compliment a modern style worship. This tutorial teachs us how to apply a modern style vibrato to match the band style.
Singing great background vocals goes back to heart and skill. This 6 minute tutorial will show you how to sing together as one voice as a backing vocal with a team of singers. Check it out!
Ever wonder what makes a worship band sound good? It doesn't happen by accident. There are some basic ground rules that, if applied, will take a a group of band members from being individuals and transform them into a Team that learns how to play as a unit. Check out this short YouTube by Paul Baloche and how he models these ideas.
Each worship song should have a natural flow. Within a song, from beginning to end, there should be points of intensity and points of less intensity. In this YouTube, Paul Baloche illustrates how Not to do a song, and then he models how to correctly approach it. Notice the drastic difference. Enjoy!
Effective drums in worship.
Keyboard has an essential role in modern worship. The key? The right heart and skill. Check out this 4 minute tutorial on the essentials to playing keyboard in a modern style worship setting.
The bass player is a critical part on the worship team. Check out this 2 1/2 minute video from Paul Baloche and learn what will make you an effective bass player in worship. It may not be what you think. Enjoy!
The electric guitar adds great color to the worship band! This video illustrates coaching points that will help you know how to add appropriate solos to worship songs.
MCA Electric Guitar Players! Check out this 13 minute lesson on Power Chords.
Hey MCA Electric Guitar Players! Here is a short video on using inverted power chords. Enjoy!
Interested in learning Acoustic Guitar for Worship? This is the first lesson of many that will train you in learning the core principles and chord theory for each Key. Each lesson is 10-15 minutes and you can always rewind the video for additional help. This first lesson covers the Key of G. Enjoy!