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2024 Worship & Music
Interest Session Application

What is an interest session?

An interest session is a 50 or 100-minute  (over two sessions) workshop presented during the Worship & Music Conference. 

To consider before applying:

- Applications are for a single-session workshop of 50 minutes or 100-minutes over two days.

- The workshop topic is your choice. Broad areas of possibility might include worship planning, hymnody, justice, liturgical year, instrumental or choral topics, and many more. The 2024 planning team is seeking at least one presenter who specializes in the aging voice and has recognized experience directing excellent church choirs.

- Applications for remote workshops (Zoom) are accepted.

- Applications may be made for week 1, week 2, or for both.

- Applications are open both to PAM members and to non-members.

 

If chosen, presenters are responsible for their own travel, room, and board. A $175 discounted conference registration is offered for accepted submissions (one discounted rate per workshop). Submissions are reviewed and selections made by a team appointed by the PAM President.

2024 Worship & Music Conference Dates: June 16-21 and June 23-28, 2024.

 

Deadline to apply: March 1, 2023

You will need the following information in order to complete this application:

  1. Primary Presenter name and email address

  2. Primary Presenter bio (500 characters or less)

  3. Primary Presenter headshot (300 dpi minimum in pdf, eps, tif, jpeg, or jpg format)

  4. PAM Membership status

  5. Secondary Presenter name, email, bio, headshot, and PAM membership status, if applicable.

  6. Is the session for week 1, week 2, or both weeks?

  7. Length of sessions (50 minutes or 100 minutes over two days)

  8. Title of Session

  9. Brief description of the session for publicity (200 character maximum)

  10. Full description of the session for the selection committee.

  11. Is the session appropriate for adults only or intergenerational (adults, youth, and children)

  12. Will the presentation be in person or via Zoom?

  13. If in-person, a list of equipment and supplies needed.

  14. Have you previously presented the session?  If so, provide additional information.