Becoming a worship music pianist means shifting mindsets a bit. You’re not always going to be the lead player, sometimes you’re going to need to take a supporting role. You’re also going to need to read lead sheets…and to get better at listening to other musicians.
Whether you’re interested in being a worship music pianist yourself, or you want to prepare your students for this role, Drew Collins is here to help.
Drew is a worship music leader and there’s no one better to give us the ins and outs of church music. Take a listen to find out more.
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How did it go? What surprised you about Drew’s perspective on this type of playing?
Tim Topham has one mission in life: to stem the tide of children quitting music lessons by helping teachers maximise student engagement through creativity, technology and innovation. Tim hosts the popular Creative Piano Teaching Podcast, blogs regularly at timtopham.com and speaks at local and international conferences on topics such as pedagogy, business, marketing and entrepreneurship. Tim has been featured in American Music Teacher, The Piano Teacher Magazine, Californian Music Teacher and EPTA Piano Professional. Tim holds an MBA in Educational Leadership, BMus, DipEd and AMusA.