(Washington, D.C.) – Super producer Steven Ford, the award-winning producer for Richard Smallwood, Stephen Hurd, Donnie McClurkin, Bishop T.D. Jakes and Shirley Caesar, along with other noted facilitators, will be lecturing and offering hands on instruction to Pastors, Worship Leaders, Singers and Musicians. Known for producing hits such as “Come Bless His Name” by Professor Wilbur Belton & The LADWEC Mass Choir, “Hide Me” by Rev. Bruce Parham, “I’ll Praise” sung by Fred Hammond on Straight Mass Choir’s Expectations’ CD: I’ll Praise and “This Test Is Your Storm” by Bishop T. D. Jakes & The Potter’s House Mass Choir, Steven Ford has launched his first music conference. The Steven Ford Music Symposium Workshop 2008 to be held on Thursday, March 6 and Friday, March 7, 2008 at the University of Delaware’s Clayton Hall Conference Center in Newark, Delaware. The theme of this year’s conference is “Enhancing The Gifts of Your Ministry“.
Attendees will learn about leading worship, playing music skillfully, vocal techniques, recording live vs. studio, orchestration, financial management tips, and more, during two days of intensive seminars and worships designed just for the music lover. Class topics include “When Pastors Lead Worship”, “The Ministry: Is Your Gift Strong Enough To Serve”, “How To Manage A Praise & Worship Team”, “Protools and Digital Recording”, “Playing Skillfully: The Master Bassist, Learning From Master Musicians” and “Creating An Irresistible Brand and Image For Your Ministry”.
Joining Steven Ford as facilitators are Bishop Michael A. Blue, GRAMMY Winning producers Kevin Bond and Aaron Lindsey, Michelle Ford-Johnson, Dr. Henry Panion, Roy J. Cotton, II, Jeff Davis, Jonathan DuBose, Pastor Terrance Hundley, Tamara Hundley, Wendi Henderson-Wyatt, Delano Johnson, Drew Painter, Pastor James. L. Rowson, Jr., Anthony Walker, and Mark A. Walker.
Steven Ford says, “For many years I’ve imagined what a blessing it would be for others if I could pour knowledge and experience into a bottle, package it, and offer it. Well, this is the bottle, the package, the gift, to the ‘Gifted Ones.’” He continues by saying, “This is the conference that you must attend. Come, share with me and my phenomenal gifted brothers and sisters as we pour out, and give you insight and instruction in music and ministry. Come be empowered, as we impart knowledge and experience that will enhance your ability to present the manifestation of your gifts that God may be glorified, and that lives be challenged, charged, and changed.”
More… For more information, or to register, log on to www.sfordmusic.com or call 302-449-2268.