NAT/VIC | Snack Music |
Sharing God with children by resourcing and teaching through music and performances.
Possibilities: Starting Out With Music • Music for the Unmusical • Music with Snack • Using Music with Kids Who Don’t Yet Know God • Make Your Up Front Program Effective • Making Music an Effective Part of Your Ministry •
Snack Music is a Christian band for primary school aged children, based in Melbourne Australia. Brendan, Ruth, Holly and Jesse formed Snack in 2005 and have written three albums of original songs for kids. They perform regularly around Victoria and interstate at churches, holiday programs and outreach events. All have been involved in church-based children’s ministries and Christian outreach programs for many years and they see music as a vital catalyst for sharing how amazing God is with children.
• Snack Music runs workshops for training events including topics such as “Engaging Children through Music” and “Music with kids who don’t yet know God.”
Sample session titles and descriptions:
• Starting Out With Music
Starting Out With Music
If you’ve never used music with children or you’ve been doing it since children were invented, no matter how many musical bones there are in your body, this workshop will help you through the basics as well as giving you a few new tips. Learn some of Snack’s songs, how to get the most out of music, when and where certain songs are appropriate, and how to get the kids involved. This elective is gluten free.
• Music for the Unmusical
Music for the Unmusical
Gain confidence to use music with children, even if you would describe yourself as ‘unmusical’. How to present an enjoyable music experience using backing tracks.
• Music with Snack (Learn Some Songs & Actions)
Music with Snack
Learn some of Snack’s songs (with actions) including some from their new album. Plus a chance to pick Snack’s brains with any questions you have about kids music.
• Using Music with Kids Who Don’t Yet Know God
Using Music with Kids Who Don’t Yet Know God
The songs we use with children need to reflect the context we’re in. Come along to think about what to do when using songs in schools, beach missions and holiday programs.
• How to Make Your Up Front Program (Presentation) as Effective as Possible
Make Your Up Front Program Effective
We can all sing a song to ourselves or read a story to another, but what are the things we need to consider when presenting to a larger group?
• Making Music an Effective Part of Your Ministry
Making Music an Effective Part of Your Ministry
How can you move beyond simply singing a song at the start of every program? Discuss ways to make music interactive, ways to integrate music into your whole program, how to utilise a team to connect with kids of all ages and styles, and how to lead songs well.
Post date: 31/07/2013 • Post Author: snackmusic
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