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Creative ideas and resources for
church musicians and music educators

Practical tools to help you lead and teach with confidence



"As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace." - 1 Peter 4:10

Hello, and welcome! 
I’m Ashley - 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 ideas for working with children’s choirs
  • Learn fresh, new approaches to leading 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 top picks


Online Courses & Workshops

Develop the practical skills you need to lead, teach, and direct with creativity and confidence

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The Church Musician Primer
for Pianists + Organists

Directing a Church
Children's Choir 101

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Organize Your Church
Music Program


Music Education & Leadership Skills

for Adult Choir, Handbell Choir, Youth Choir, and Instrumental Ensemble Directors

How can I help you?

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I'm looking for fun, musical games for my children’s choir (I heard there’s an eBook?)

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I'm looking for some new theme ideas (and maybe a workbook) for my next choir program

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I'm looking for fresh, new (fully-notated) vocal warm-up ideas for my church choir


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Creative ideas and practical tools and resources to inspire you and help you do your best work