There's always something fun and exciting happening here at Sweetwater! In the past few years, we've hosted clinics and workshops featuring everyone from world-famous producers including Alan Parsons and Chris Lord-Alge to legendary musicians such as Joe Satriani, Adrian Belew, Chick Corea, and Victor Wooten. Best of all, these events are open to the public. We're absolutely delighted to invite you to join us and make these events as wonderful and memorable as possible. On this page, you'll find details and registration information about upcoming events, so check back often.
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Rock Camp 2017 Presented by Sweetwater At Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 $425 Build a band. Write and produce an original song. Record in a professional studio. Perform in a state-of-the-art venue. Rock Camp 2017 is Sweetwater's rock 'n' roll training ground for musicians 12-18 to learn what it's like to be in real rock band. Spots will fill up fast, so get in early for your choice of sessions. Register NowLearn More
Open Acoustic Jam in the Crescendo Club Presented by Sweetwater At Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 FREE! Open Acoustic Jams are open to players of all skill levels, so grab your favorite acoustic axe and join us for a great time. We encourage you to hang out, exchange ideas, share songs, and have fun!Learn More
Worship Connect Engaging Hearts. Equipping Leaders. Presented by Sweetwater At Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 $99 for 1-2 people $79 for 3+ people Worship Connect is a special training conference designed to help worship leaders, musicians, and tech teams become better leaders and artists within their worship community. Worship Connect 2017 will feature not one, not two, but three special guest speakers. Shane and Shane, Worship Artists and Founders of TheWorshipInitiative.com will present on Thursday, while Recording Artist and Worship Leader Jimmy Needham shares his thoughts on Friday. Also, learn valuable skills and tricks from a long list of award-winning Worship and Recording Industry professionals. Worship Connect seats are extremely limited - be sure to reserve yours today.Learn More
Live at Lunch feat. APQ Harmonic Presented by Sweetwater At Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 FREE! Commissioned by the Parkview Health Network and the Embassy Theatre, APQ-Harmonic is a 12-piece rock orchestra made up of prominent Northeast Indiana musicians. This ensemble fuses musical genres together, including classical and rock ‘n’ roll. They are a new-era in orchestra, pushing the boundaries of what’s expected. The APQ-harmonic enjoys performing for the local festival scene, and was recently acknowledged by Paul O’Neill, founder of Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
Worship Connect(ed) Mastering Vocal Technique Presented by Sweetwater At Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 $49 Event add on, $69 without registration Worship vocalists share a number of common challenges. This interactive Master Class led by Sheri Gould uses a fun, hands-on approach to review the basic techniques that are frequently overlooked by many vocalists. Informative lessons will take an in-depth look!Learn More
Worship Connect(ed) Using Ableton Live in Worship Presented by Sweetwater At Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 $49 Event add on, $69 without registration The powerful features of Ableton Live and MultiTracks.com tracks can do so much for your worship ministry! In this focused, 8-hour workshop, you'll get a comprehensive view of Ableton Live and its many useful applications. In no time at all, you'll have the basic knowledge you need to run tracks, as well as trigger lights, lyrics, and video in perfect synchronization.Learn More
Jazz Jam in the Crescendo Club Presented by Sweetwater At Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 FREE! Jazz Jams are the perfect opportunity to get together for an evening of musical exploration in a relaxed, laid-back environment. A piano, drum kit, amps, and mics will be provided. All you need is yourself, your instrument, and your passion for jazz!Learn More
The Craft of Stage Lighting Presented by Sweetwater At Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 FREE! Solid lighting transforms the stage into another world, complementing the action without overwhelming it. In this FREE Soundworks workshop, professional lighting designer Philip Courtney is prepared to share the lighting principles and pro tips you need to light any stage with confidence.Register Now
3-day Recording Master Class feat. Amy Helm Presented by Sweetwater Studios At Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 $1195 - Including lunches and lodging Join award-winning Producer/Engineer Mark Hornsby behind the glass as he records Amy Helm and her band live in Sweetwater's Studio A. This is a 3-day opportunity to get involved in a real-world recording session. Mark will walk you through the entire recording process from setup to final tweaks. You'll get a first-hand look at the tips, tricks, and techniques Mark uses to capture an authentic, natural sound.Learn More
Live Sound for Houses of Worship Presented by Sweetwater At Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 $99 Creating a successful contemporary worship service requires a lot of expertise, and mastering these skills will maximize the service's enjoyment and effectiveness. Join us for this 2-day class and gain practical and valuable technical knowledge that will benefit your sound volunteers, worship leaders, and musicians.Learn More
Michael Sweet Workshop Presented by Sweetwater At Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 FREE! During this special clinic, Michael will give us a behind-the-scenes look at the development of his signature preamp, the ISP Theta Pro, and share his thoughts on Stryper's one-of-a-kind sound - and of course, he'll put the Theta Pro through its paces. Who knows? He could even be talked into signing some gear when it's over.Learn MoreRegister Now