Hello, I'm Ashley Danyew.
Church musician, music educator, writer, and creative entrepreneur.
From practical how-tos and resource recommendations to creative teaching ideas and planning tips, I'm here to help you do your best work: leading, teaching, and inspiring others with creativity and confidence.
Here, you’ll find practical, education-based content to help you do what you love well:
Get creative and pedagogically-sound teaching tips, ideas, and strategies for working with children’s choirs
Learn fresh, new approaches to leading and directing a church choir or ensemble
Find unique inspiration for worship planning and music programming
Learn about my systems and processes and how I plan out the year
Hear about some of the latest church choir anthems and get my best recommendations
As musicians and teachers, we're
never done learning (and that's a good thing!)
Develop the practical skills you need to lead, teach, and direct with creativity and confidence
Music Education & Leadership Skills for the Instrumental Ensemble Director
Designed for instrumental ensemble directors in church settings, this course will equip you with the practical tools and resources you need to lead and teach with confidence.
Topics include: instrumental technique, ensemble skills, developing sight-reading and music-reading skills, choosing repertoire, arranging music for unique instrumentations, and rehearsal planning.
A collection of (mostly free!) printables and
digital resources to help you do your best work
How can I help you?
Grab a cup of coffee and read what's new on the blog
Creative ideas and practical tools and resources to inspire you and help you do your best work