Sharpen your musical skills. Develop your spiritual gifts. Increase your passion for the Lord.
All these are possible when you enroll in The Worship School's exclusive one-day livestream training event. Whether you volunteer at a small church, direct an entire department, or lead somewhere in between, The Worship School will bless you and those you worship with.
This event can be streamed and replayed from any device, for individuals and entire teams. A streaming license grants you access to tune in live on February 16-17, as well as unlimited on-demand replay until April 30th.
Attendees of The Worship School livestream will learn from today's most experienced leaders, songwriters, and producers. Your teachers for the day will be:
Bryan and Katie Torwalt
Bryan and Katie Torwalt are worship leaders and songwriters who have a passion to see lives changed through encounters with the presence of God. The songs they write are declarative anthems for the body of Christ that reflect their passion for freedom, healing, and the assurance that God’s goodness surrounds us in any circumstance.
Mack Brock is a worship leader and producer who spent the last decade leading with Elevation Worship and building teams at Elevation Church. He is passionate about the local church and the role that worship plays in building community. He’s also passionate about his wife Meredith and his awesome two kids, Harvey & Cyrus.
Father, musician, songwriter, church planter, and pastor. As a musician, Jesse spent 17 years leading worship, touring and playing bass guitar in the Chris Tomlin Band. As a songwriter, he has co-written several songs that are sung in the church around the world today including “How Great is Our God,” “Our God,” “I Will Rise,” “Indescribable,” “Lord, I Need You,” and more. As a church planter, Jesse and Janet have been a part of planting The Austin Stone Community Church in Austin, Tx and Passion City Church in Atlanta, Georgia.
Ryan Williams is the lead worship pastor at River Valley Church based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. River Valley is a church of 9,000 people with 8 US and 2 international campuses. Pastoring people, building teams, and writing songs are his passions. River Valley has released 4 worship albums and will release their 5th project “Million Lifetimes” (produced by Michael Fatkin of Hillsong Young and Free) in the fall. The songs of this local church are being sung around the world and are resourcing the body of Christ in a fresh way. Ryan has also written songs for other artists including Jesus Culture and Chris Quilala. He lives in Minneapolis with his beautiful wife Alli and their three amazing kids Norah, Cash, and Rock.
Joshua Silverberg is a producer/songwriter/artist from Long island NY who currently lives in Nashville, TN. Joshua has worked with many CMM and worship artists including: Jon Forman, Kari Jobe, Jordan Feliz, Jesus Culture, Passion, Newsboys, Audio Adrenaline, Michael W Smith, Plumb, Sanctus real, and Urban Rescue. Joshua's worship songs include 'Miracles', 'Fierce', and "In the River", along with CCM radio hits 'The River' (Jordan Feliz), 'ExHALE' (plumb), "Live With Abandon" (Newsboys). Joshua has also written/produced over 40 TV placements including, Commercials/promos/trailer and tv show spots.
Brian Ortize founded 'The Worship School' in 2013 as a way to encourage and support local church worship leaders. He has been leading music in the church since the age of fifteen and was part of planting the church 'Reality LA' in Los Angeles, CA where he served as the music pastor for five years. Brian now lives in Franklin, TN where he leads music at various local churches and is recoding his first solo album to be realesed in 2017 on BEC Recordings.
Tasha Layton is a pastor, worship leader, speaker and professional singer who moved to Nashville from Los Angeles after 10 years of working simultaneously within the church and music industry. She has been a voice for various productions such as Disney, Nickelodeon, and Cirque Soleil, and toured as a backing vocalist for international recording artist Katy Perry for 4 years. She was recently featured in T.C. Helicon's "The Ultimate Guide to Singing," and has been fortunate enough to sing for artists ranging from Nikki Minaj, Rend Collective, Tristen Prettyman, Alanis Morissette, and Dionne Warwickto name a few. Tasha holds a Bachelor's Degree in Religion and a Master of Divinity. She has been involved in various missions project around the world and has traveled to over 40 countries. She currently teaches voice and theology at Trevecca Nazarene University’s National Praise & Worship Institute