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We launched in Memphis, Tennessee in 2000. The focus is on creating small, intentional artist communities throughout the world that emphasize growth in four key areas: global, spiritual, professional, and academic.

Music Theory Could Be Hard But Here’s Why It’s Worth It The best analogy for how long it takes to learn music theory is to equate it to math. You must know addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division – it does take a few years to......

Why Practice Makes For Better Rehearsals Performances need rehearsal (obviously). I was once in a worship band that attempted a worship song live on a Sunday morning for church that was an original arrangement and timed to start with a drum machine. We had a......

Is it Worth Studying Guitar at a University or College? Yes…Depending On Your Goal Studying guitar at a university or college depends on your point of view of playing music as a career.  You can certainly be a professional musician without going to college for......

Anyone who’s passionate about music wants to make it in music.  As Christians, we might wonder if there’s value in pursuing a career as a music artist. The Contemporary Christian Music genre seems to be ever growing more and now carries influence even in Church......

I never considered how to be a full-time musician as a kid, but I started playing music when I was around 10 years old and then I didn’t take it seriously at all until years later. Once I started to take it seriously, I only......

Unlock the mysteries of music from Visible Music College’s “Visible Vault”, where members of our faculty and staff share lessons in their fields of expertise. Learn to Zoom like a professional with Student Life Director, Jeremy Louison. https://youtu.be/uzkaXeSn3XM Hey, my name is Jeremy. I’m the......

Terrian Bass is a Memphian who attends Visible Music College to obtain her bachelor's degree in Modern Music/Songwriting. Not only is she a full-time college student, she is currently a vocalist on tour with Toby Mac and has also recently landed herself #1 on the Christian  Billboard charts for her single "Light It Up". ...

A Christian Perspective of Music Business Management Music business management leaders have a special calling (of course not one calling is more special than others) and opportunity to lead others with biblical principles.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to meld biblical faith and shrewd management (in......

Korey Hicks, the Guitar Division Head at Visible Music College discusses triads for the guitar and focuses on the first three strings. ...

Amidst all of the innovations brought to us by technology, the Publishing Industry remains a viable and reliable income stream.    The successful music business professional has to understand both the inner workings and the outworkings of the publishing industry. This means that you will......

What Does a B.A. Music Business Degree Online Look Like? Visible is offering a Music Business Degree online and in-person. Getting a music business degree online is certainly different than the traditional in-person experience. Then you might start to wonder just how different those two......

Aryn Michelle, Professional Singer/Songwriter & Adjunct Vocal Instructor at Visible Music College in Dallas, gives some quick tips on how to get started with song editing. ...

Music Business Schools as Preparation for Christian Vocation Working in the music industry could be a fulfilling ministry platform to be able to serve others and do what you’re gifted to do. If you have this kind of motivation, it’s important that music business schools......

The Best Careers to Pursue with a Music Business Degree   Many people aspire to relate music somehow to their future careers, and careers in music business are continuing to change and grow.  MajoringinMusic.com has written a helpful article with their shortlist of possible music......

  If you’re considering music engineering as a career, our faculty has put together a list of top factors to consider when looking at music engineering schools.   1 – Practical Opportunities   Hands-on Training Music engineering schools utilize extensive hands-on training alongside classroom-based lectures......

    Have you ever wanted an insider look into what music engineering classes might actually look like? We have already provided a comprehensive guide to a career in music engineering.   Well here is an in depth look at how classes are conducted and......

  Audio is a vital component of modern communication and entertainment. This is why the popularity of a interchangeably degree and similar areas of study are growing (U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics).   Fields such as music, film, video games, broadcasting, telecommunications, concert production, and......

A Biblical Look at a Worship Leader Job Description   We won’t find a worship leader job description that is clearly defined as the expectation for elders in 1 Timothy 3. There are various opinions of what a standard worship leader job description should be.......

Why Formal Education is Important for a Worship Leader School     A Worship Leader School Matters Because Theology Matters   A worship leader school should promote a personal, but a biblical philosophy.    It is important to have a personal worship philosophy because it......

Worship Leader Training For Your Ministry Context   Although there are a lot of online resources to get worship leader training, nothing replaces robust training that comes from hands-on ministry experience.   As Dr. Ken Steorts so aptly put it in this interview with Worship......

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