Worship Band Dynamics – Understanding the Role of Instrumentalists in a Worship Environment

Finding the perfect balance between vocalists and instrumentalists is quite often tougher than one would imagine. To compound the issue, every genre has its own rules about where the instrumentalist should sit in the mix.

If you want to understand the role of instrumentalists in a worship environment better, then this free Ministry Month workshop presented by Charles Hartzenberg is the ideal starting point.

What to Expect

  • Why instrumentalists should not play over vocalists
  • Good sound vs poor budget
  • The primary purpose and role of the instrumentalist in a praise and worship team
  • The importance of Levites setting the atmosphere

The Details

Where: Paul Bothner Music N1 City
Shop 71, N1 Value Centre
When: 11 May 2019
Time: 10 am
Cost: Free

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More about Charles Hartzenberg

Charles Hartzenberg is a very well know gospel and jazz drummer with a career that spans over 3 decades.

He studied at the University of Cape Town with the likes of Jimmy Dludlu, Selealo Silota, Andre Petersen, Kesivan Naidoo and Wayne Bosch.


After studying at UCT, he also studied under the legendary drummers Kevin Gibson, Professor Micheal Campbell, Reny Mclean, Darell Andrews and Andrew Lilly.

He is currently playing with Afterdarc, Supernova, The Naledi King Band, Radical View, The Phil Collins Band and his own band called The Charles Hartzen band.