Friday · July 28, 2023

Enhancing Music

Brian Comeno opened a well-attended EOI session by asking how many communities have a full band at every weekend playing at least six or eight new contemporary Christian songs. That question pointed out just how varied the community experiences were, with several communities struggling with one (or less!) musicians and most playing from the same songbooks developed years ago. Brian shared some ideas about recruiting musicians, selecting music that connects with all ages, how to save money and promote flexibility by using projection technology, and how to combine new songs with the traditional. He hinted at what might be  coming at the next NLS annual meeting in Las Vegas next year.

By Jim Birch