Bethel Music
Songwriting Retreat

February 8 - 10 / 2018
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A master class for master songwriters. Spend three days refining the art of songwriting with the Bethel Music team.

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WorshipU is bringing you an exclusive opportunity to get hands-on songwriting coaching and teaching experience from the following Bethel Music artists.

Brian Johnson Profile

Brian Johnson

Jenn Johnson Profile

Jenn Johnson

Jeremy Riddle Profile

Jeremy Riddle

Steffany Gretzinger Profile

Steffany Gretzinger

Kristene DiMarco Profile

Kristene DiMarco

Hunter Thompson Profile

Hunter Thompson

Hannah McClure Profile

Hannah McClure

Paul McClure Profile

Paul McClure

Josh Baldwin Profile

Josh Baldwin

Kalley Heiligenthal Profile

Kalley Heiligenthal

And more great speakers
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Join a hand-selected group of songwriters for an exclusive masterclass and workshop retreat in Redding, CA. This all-inclusive 3 day collaboration with the Bethel Music Collective will give you the chance to showcase and refine your songs with experienced writers.

February 7-9, 2018. Only 30 spots are available for this once in a lifetime opportunity. Anyone can apply, but only the most expert writers will be admitted. Please provide a recorded performance of an original song, pastoral reference, and video interview. A $50 non-refundable application fee will be applied towards your balance.

Applications are no longer open.



What's included:

  • 3 days of songwriting workshops and training
  • Small Group time with Bethel Music artists
  • All inclusive catering and amenities
  • 1 on 1 song review with a Bethel Music artist
  • Perform your original song and get expert feedback
  • Dedicated community focused times with fellow writers
  • *Optional housing and accommodation packages available (see application for more details)
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  1. Breakfast, coffee, hangout
  2. Morning Worship - Paul & Hannah McClure
  3. Songwriting Workshop #1 - Brian Johnson
  4. Q & A - Brian Johnson
  5. Catered Lunch
  6. Songwriting Workshop #2 - Steffany Gretzinger
  7. Small group #1
  8. Song Review - Joel Taylor and Jeremy Riddle
  9. Catered Dinner
  1. Morning Devotional
  2. Breakfast, coffee, hangout
  3. Morning Worship - Hunter Thompson and Kalley Heiligenthal
  4. Songwriting Workshop #3 - Jenn Johnson
  5. Lunch
  6. Songwriting Workshop #5 - Brian and Jenn Johnson
  7. Small group breakout #2
  8. Song Review - Joel Taylor, Kristene DiMarco and Paul McClure
  9. Catered Dinner
  1. Breakfast, coffee, hangout
  2. Morning Worship - Josh Baldwin and Kristene DiMarco
  3. Songwriting Workshop #6 - Amanda Cook
  4. Co-Writing Live Demonstration
  5. Catered Lunch
  6. Creativity Session - Surprise Guest
  7. Individual Song Reviews - All Artists