New Christmas Album 2015

Friends –

Next Friday, November 27, Visible Music College’s newest Christmas album will go live. It will be available on all major digital outlets (iTunes, Google Play, etc). This is all in lead up to our Christmas show, A Visible Christmas, happening Friday, December 4 in Memphis and Sunday, December 6 in Chicagoland.

Continuing This Dream…In Memphis & Beyond

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I’ve been back just a few weeks within the Visible Music College community, and it’s been busy re-adapting to a new role as well as teaching new classes. But it’s been great to once again walk alongside close friends while also making new connections in God with staff and students as we build this dream God has given Ken Steorts.

It still amazes me to think how this was birthed in August 2000 in a small catfish restaurant/warehouse space in Lakeland, TN. I was there ripping up old carpet, cleaning grease out of the catfish restaurant part of the building, removing old ceiling tiles and other fun things. But just 2 and a half years ago, the college moved into downtown Memphis in an historic building (check out this article to capture a bit of the building’s architectural genius). And it’s just recently launched a branch teaching site in the greater Chicago area. Not to mention the record label, Madison Line Records, and the community-based Visible Community Music School.

There are a lot of passion and gifts invested in Memphis, young people and even the world. Continue reading

Communicating For Life

Communicating for LifeSpring semester is starting up at Visible Music College (though it is, by no means, spring weather waking up to 10F temperature!). We’re kicking off with what we call BLITZ classes – teaching a few general education courses over an intense, 2-week period in an effort to help students focus more on studies of their musical/production/business craft during the normal semester.

One of those BLITZ gen ed classes is Public Communication. It’s actually new on the table. I’ll be teaching it and the main text of the class is Quentin Schultze’s Communicating For Life: Christian Stewardship in Community and Media. Continue reading