Musicians 101: The Role of a Music Director

Autumn Hardman explains the role at Hillsong Church in this podcast:

The Music Director is one of the vital roles in our church services at Hillsong.

But what is a Music Director?

In this session, Autumn Hardman and Nigel Hendroff talk about this role in our context — what they do and how they do it.

They cover the topics below and more, including examples from the song Open Heaven (River Wild):

  • working with worship leaders and musicians
  • managing rehearsals and soundchecks
  • what to do and say during a service (and what to NOT say and do ?)
  • music directing with or without a microphone

Listen to the podcast.


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