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Unique Songwriter's Retreat - Hymnish

Unique Songwriter's Retreat - Hymnish

By Admin on February 20, 2012

We've had a lot of you ask if/when we'll be hosting the All About Worship Retreat this year. While we really enjoyed hosting the worship leaders retreat the past two years, this year we sensed the Lord's leading to hosting a different kind of retreat...a retreat for Christian songwriters...

We are very excited to announce that we'll be hosting our first ever songwriter's retreat! We've decided to call it "Hymnish", a term made popular by our good friend, Michael Farren, at All About Worship Retreat 2011. (No, it's not a hymn-writing retreat!)

"Hymnish" will be hosted by Wisdom Moon (of All About Worship), Michael Farren (of Pocket Full of Rocks), and Jennie Riddle (writer of the popular song, "Revelation Song").

This retreat will be different from any other Christian songwriter's retreat or conference, in that you will get the chance to write with one of today's best Christian songwriters; an opportunity you probably won't have otherwise!

The retreat will be held May 10-12, 2012, in Franklin, TN (near Nashville). This will be a small retreat with just 25 spots available! We are now accepting applications for those 25 spots. You can read all the details at HYMNISH.COM. Here is some of the key information:


Michael Farren

Jennie Riddle

Mike Murray (Creative Director, Integrity Music Publishing)

Chad Green (Creative Director, Word Music Publishing)

During the retreat you will write with one of the following professional songwriters, in a group of 4:

Carl Cartee (Staff writer for Brentwood –Benson Music Publishing/Universal Music. Artist in Residence at Fellowship Bible Church.)

Chad Cates (Writer for Essential Music Publishing. Six #1 songs and five Dove Award Nominations. Songs recorded by Casting Crowns, Bebo Norman, Brandon Heath, Rebecca St James, Mandisa, and others.)

James Tealy (Staff writer for Centricity Music. Over 30 songs recorded by artists in a variety of genres including: Kari Jobe, Abandon, Matt Papa,  Alvin Slaughter, and others.)

Jennie Riddle (Writer of “Revelation Song”, top 100 CCLI songwriter, songs recorded by Jesus Culture, Newsboys, Kari Jobe, Rebecca St. James, Phillips, Craig & Dean, and others.)

Kyle Lee (Former member of Pocket Full of Rocks. Worked as a producer with artists like: tobyMac, Mandisa, and Nicole C. Mullen. Songs recorded by Michael W. Smith, Audrey Assad, Phillips Craig & Dean, Travis Cottrell, and others.)

Michael Boggs (Former member of FFH.  Writes for various artists; garnered multiple top 10 singles as well as a featured song in the major motion picture release - Facing the Giants.)

Michael Farren (Lead singer of Pocket Full of Rocks, staff writer for Word Publishing, writer of “Let it Rain”, “Alive”, and many others.)

Tony Wood (Multiple Dove Award Winner, 22 #1 Songs, staff writer for Sony ATV Music, songs recorded by Michael W. Smith, Natalie Grant, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Baloche, and others.)

Cost: $300 per person


Click a link above to download the application. Deadline is March 15, 2012.

You may email your complete application (preferred) to: allaboutworship[at]gmail[dot]com


mail to All About Worship, PO Box 3082, Olathe, KS 66063

Feel free to send us an email if you have any questions!

Sponsored by:

Word Music Publishing

Integrity Music Publishing

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