Roland De Aragon’s online worship team lessons help you start on your journey either as a worship leader, music director, singer, or musician – with new lessons added weekly that cover: spiritual growth, team management, and even music theory. Experience what it takes to get your team to the next level and fulfill the “Great Commission” and help build the kingdom of GOD!

"Yup.." I answered back. "Ok, just as long as long as my brain doesn't melt and come out of my ears." Corey mumbled. "Maybe just a little. But, don't worry I got the brain melting first aid kid on my shelf just in case." I teased. "After this ill show you the guitar Capo secrets." Click here for more...

church culture

I felt anxiousness and coolness. That's because there was AC at Oasis and it was scorching hot outside in that LA summer weather. It was summer 2008. My drummer Tim Perez from my band told me about Oasis in the past. He was very adamant about me visiting there because at the time I left Click here for more...

worship team blues return as music director

"What?!?" Daniel shouted. "Your young, talented but you need to learn the ropes. Your maturity needs to grow bud." I said. "Your attitude need to change and you know what you did." "I'm gonna talk to pastor." Daniel shouted as he stormed out. Oh great! I thought to myself another diva. Every time this happens Click here for more...

music timing sucks

  My student Sandy for some reason can't overcome the dislike of the metronome. I completely understand the metronome is very rigid and unemotional. It felt like she literally wanted to rip her ear loaves out. "The metronome is just another musician in the room that wants to join with you and make music" I Click here for more...

poor musicianship

I turned my head to the left and gave Peter a stern look when he mentioned that. "Well, the guys not Herbie Hancock but he's pretty good, besides he's an awesome guy to work with. I'd work with him anytime." I mentioned. "Maybe, I would." Peter retorted. "Whatever man!" I blurted. After the church service Click here for more...

DIY worship leader

My mind was on the verge of popping like a white head zit! Ewwww gross...!! Sorry, I'll stop with the graphic analogies. My tasks ahead were: Setting up this Sundays worship set list. Typing up lyrics for new songs. Ordering a new projector light bulb. Taking the piano to get it repaired. Taking the old Click here for more...

privatmusic teacher vs youtube

Com: Commentator  Com 2: Commentator 2 Ref: Referee Good evening my friends and welcome to tonight's match which promises to be a true battle in every sense of the word. In the red corner weighing in at 0 lbs 0 ounces from the digital world or the World Wide Web, teaching millions of students with Click here for more...

open hammer pick guitar hammer on

As I'm sitting in isolation listening to some nice classical music that will soothe and relax my mind. I can't seem to think of an opening line. I'm having brain farts! So I guess this is what I'm going to begin with. God please help me with this next guitar tutorial. I have the topic Click here for more...

pitfall of being a freelance musician

The atmosphere was electric, the bass was grooving! It was 45 minutes of funky smooth grooving music that got everybody moving their hips. The band was killing it and the singer was leading the charge with electric vocals at the illustrious House of Blues Hollywood. Overall what a great gig. After the show you get Click here for more...

Guitar strumming pattern 8

He was always ready with his guitar which was a good thing. Steve plugged right into the small practice amp that I had in my studio. "Ok, let's go over that two hand tap pattern that we covered last week," I said. With an immense flurry, Steve was totally ripping on that guitar. For a Click here for more...