Join us for SONG SUMMIT: West 2017! A one-day songwriting intensive for those who want to explore the art of songwriting for the church. Main sessions will include more general topics that are applicable to songwriters at all stages. Breakout sessions will cover a variety of topics and will provide options for everyone from the beginner to the seasoned writer (and anyone in between). There will also be specific time slots designated for songwriting. Please come ready with one or more exisiting song idea and be prepared to learn, to be inspired and to work!
Many influential church leaders and seasoned songwriters from all over the U.S. will join us to share their experience and expertise on various topics that relate to songwriting. Some of the songwriters and speakers that will be joining us for this event include:
Songwriter, Worship Leader, Senior Pastor.
Currently serves as the Senior Pastor of Vineyard Campbellsville, Campbellsville, KY
Songs: "Flood", "Folks Like Us", "We Can Sing", "Name Above All Names" and more.
Songwriter, Producer, Teacher, Worship Leader
Currently serves as Worship Pastor at the Vineyard Anaheim, Anaheim, CA
Production Credits: Formerly the VP and Chief Creative Officer for Vineyard Worship. Producer of many Vineyard Music / Vineyard Worship releases since the late 90s.
Songs: "Dwell", "Your Love Is Amazing", "Better Than", "Form Us", "Peace", "Sure", "No Longer Strangers" and more.
Songwriter, Producer, Teacher and Multi-Instrumentalist.
Currently the Director of Worship & Services, Vineyard Community Church, Marietta, GA
Production Credits: Miami Vineyard Live 2011, Not Be Moved - Vineyard Music 2013, Poured Out Like Wine - Turn Around 2013, and much more.
Songs: "Sing Out", "Turn Around", "Satisfied", and more.
Songwriter, Worship Leader
Songs: "Holy and Anointed One", "He Is Lord", "Father of Lights", "Throne of Grace" and many more.
Songwriter, Worship Leader
Songs: "Breathe", "Hidden Places" and more.
SONGWRITERS! DON'T FORGET TO SIGN UP FOR THE VINEYARD WORSHIP LEADERS RETREAT WEST (Tuesday, February 21st @ 3pm - Friday, February 24th @ 11am). CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM THIS EVENT? This will be a 24 hour songwriting intensive. Main sessions will include more general topics that are applicable to songwriters at all stages. Breakout sessions will cover a variety of topics and will provide options for writers at any stage - from entry level to the more seasoned writer (and everyone in between!). There will also be specific time slots designated for songwriting. Please come ready with one or more existing song idea and be prepared to learn, be inspired and to work!
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? You will receive additional check-in information about 1-2 weeks prior to the event. Upon your arrival in Cannon Beach, we will give you your room assignment, room keys, name badge and other registration items that you will need for the Song Summit. If you have a roommate request, we will do our best to accomodate those requests once you've registered. Please note that rooms will be the same room type as you have registered for for the VWLR West. These rooms can either be private rooms, rooms shared by folks of the same gender or shared by one married couple. We do not combine males/females unless they are married.
HOW DO THE SLEEPING ROOMS WORK? Rooms will be similar to what you register for at the VWLR West. If you aren't attending the VWLR West, we will contact you to workout a comfortable room situation.
WHAT ARE MY TRANSPORT/PARKING OPTIONS? Transportation is not included in the cost of this event. You will have to provide your own means of travel. For additional travel information, CLICK HERE.
WHAT ABOUT MEALS? Monday night DINNER and Tuesday morning BREAKFAST are included with the cost of your registration. These meals will be provided on site in the dining room at the Cannon Beach Conference Center. You will be responsible for all of your additional meals.
WHAT CAN/CAN'T I BRING TO THE EVENT? Please feel free to bring an acoustic guitar for use in your writing. It may also be possible to share guitars during the event, but please contact us if you will need to borrow an acoustic. You will also need to bring clothing, toiletries and anything else you may need for your overnight stay. Sheets/blankets/pillows/towels are provided by Cannon Beach Conference Center (just like any standard hotel facility).
WHERE CAN I CONTACT THE ORGANIZER WITH QUESTIONS? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any additional questions!
WHAT IF I NEED TO CANCEL? There is a $50 fee for any cancellations up until January 18th. After January 18th, we will not be able to provide any refunds for cancellations.