The Immerse Conference begins today and runs through June 15 with a unique opportunity for songwriters to live and breathe their music together. After being relocated to Lipscomb University to accommodate the demand, aspiring talent and future industry leaders to receive unprecedented instruction and mentoring from some of the leading names in music and business. LifeWay will continue to present the event with the GMA as well as programming the worship leader track.
This year Lauren Daigle (Dove Awards New Artist of the Year,) Seth Mosley (Dove Awards Producer and Songwriter of the Year,) and VaShawn Mitchell (Artist & Dove Awards Winning Producer) will mentor the next generation of Christian/Gospel musicians.
As in years past, programming for the 2016 event will include classes and seminars focused on music business, worship leading, songwriting and artist development taught by industry leaders. The successful reVIEWyou program that combines mentoring with a songwriting and performance competition will also return to help shape and scout emerging talent.
GMA Executive Director Jackie Patillo explains, “We are honored that Lipscomb has opened its campus to allow us to expand our event and better serve our attendees. We’re also grateful that LifeWay will continue to partnership and I’m personally thrilled to have Lauren, VaShawn and Seth investing in our future creatives and executives.”