served as Worship Pastor of Oaks Church in Red Oak, TX for 11 years. He transitioned from this role at the end of 2019 to focus on songwriting and developing a mentorship program for worship leaders within the church. Clayton has a passion for songwriting and has helped write and produce over a dozen worship albums with Oaks Worship as well as a personal album titled Valley. He has been blessed to lead worship for the General Council of the Assemblies of God on multiple occasions as well as their CMN and Influence conferences. He has a strong desire to help develop a culture of spirit and truth worship in the Church across the world.
w. Clayton Brooks • Oaks Worship • Dallas, TX
Q&A w. Clayton Brooks
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Workshop 1 – 10:30 AM
General Worship: Play Skillfully, and Why It Matters – AJ Calawa
Songwriting: Stewarding Songwriting – Landon Verkerk
Rhythm Section & Team Dynamics: Be A Leader Your Band Will Follow – Steve Giunta
General Worship/Tech: Using Tracks in Worship – Tim Smith
Video Production: In Studio Style Video Production – Troy Ferguson
Tech: Building a Weekend Tech Team That Consistently Delivers Excellence – Mark Gettis, Jr.
Workshop 2 – 11:30 AM Specialized Breakouts
Worship Leaders – Leah Young
Vocalists: Internalize It: Vocal Technique and Application – AJ Calawa
Guitar Players (Worship Focused): Connecting with God in Worship – Bruce Kite
Keys Players: Unlocking MainStage – Abimelec Rubio
Drummers: Worship Drumming – Andrew Young
Tech: Building the Mix: Live Mix overview with Q&A – Mark Gettis, Jr.
Tech: Video Production: Professional Video Production on a Shoe-String Budget – Troy Ferguson
Workshop 3 – 1 PM
Guitars (Gear Focused): Sounds & How To Make Them – Bruce Kite
General Worship: Establishing a Worship Culture – Andrew & Leah Young
Tech: Mixing Your Livestream – Steve Giunta & Landon Verkerk
General Worship: Modern-day Priesthood – Josh Shaffer
Photography/Social Media: Storytelling through Photography & Social Media/Using Social Media as a Tool to Influence People – Natalie Gettis
Songwriting: Working Title: A Songwriter’s Process – AJ Calawa
How To Incorporate a Music Director [MD] – Tim Smith