The Gospel Music Association announces that its sixth annual conference for developing artists, songwriters and worship leaders, called IMMERSE will take place June 22-25, 2014.
Held at the LifeWay Christian Resources corporate headquarters in downtown Nashville, TN, IMMERSE is the only event of its kind where attendees can get hands-on training directed by music industry leaders. Registration is currently open at a special discounted rate of $149 for a short time at www.ExperienceIMMERSE.com.
Bart Millard from the chart-topping band MercyMe will be a featured speaker and a mentor to young talent. American Idol contestant Danny Gokey will share his unique musical journey and perform songs from his upcoming album.
The Monday night concert is already promising to be a highlight of the week with a performance by Dove Awards nominated artist Capital Kings.
Also performing during the event is Dove and Stellar Awards nominated artist Jonathan McReynolds, new country-infused group, Red Roots and actor/comedian, Bone Hampton.
In addition, top executives from companies such as Capital Christian Music Group, Provident Music Group, Word Entertainment, eOne Entertainment, True Artist Management and LifeWay Worship have committed to participate as speakers, mentors and judges.
Made up of classes, concerts, mentoring, competitions and networking events, IMMERSE is driven to equip attendees in an environment of excellence and encouragement.
Staying true to the Gospel Music Association’s mission to expose, promote and celebrate the Gospel through music, IMMERSE seeks to inspire creativity, foster community and advance education, while keeping its focus solely on Christ.
As in years past, programming for the 2014 event will include classes and seminars in music business, worship leading, songwriting and artist development taught by industry leaders.
The reVIEWyou program combines mentoring with a songwriting and performance competition returns to help shape and scout emerging talent. Conference speakers, competition judges and live guest performers will be announced in the upcoming weeks.
IMMERSE 2014 will be held June 22-25 at the LifeWay Christian Resources Building, 1 LifeWay Plaza, Nashville, TN 37234. Registration is open at http://www.ExperienceIMMERSE.com.