Churchtecharts: Webinars



The podcast feed of the monthly webinar series hosted by Mike Sessler, Dave Stagl and Jason Cole. The three audio geeks talk about all sorts of live audio topics; mic technique, monitors, system dessign and mixing.


  • Church Tech Arts Webinars-Analog vs Digital pt2

    01/02/2011 Duration: 01h03min

    The guys are back to talk about a few things that might appear deceiving about analog and digital desks, talk about various applications where one might be a better fit than the other and take a look at the future of audio mixing.

  • Church Tech Arts Webinars-Analog vs Digital pt1

    15/12/2010 Duration: 01h40min

    Dave, Jason & Mike debate the relative merits of analog versus digital mixing consoles. While you might think the three would universally support digital (since all are regular digital users), you'd be wrong. Tune in for a lively discussion.

  • Church Tech Arts Webinars Line Arrays or Point Source

    02/09/2010 Duration: 01h30min

    Mike, Dave & Jason enter into a lively discussion regarding the pros and cons of the most popular types of loudspeaker systems on the market; Line Arrays and Point Source. It's pretty clear early on that we each have strong opinions on the matter. Yet at the end of the day, we agree that the best system is one that's properly designed for the room in question.

  • Church Tech Arts Mixing Pt. 2 Webinar

    31/07/2010 Duration: 01h09min

    This month, Mike, Jason & Dave delve further into the art of mixing. Topics include getting the low end right, stereo and imaging, advanced guitar micing and aux feeding your hi-hat. It's a great conversation.

  • Church Tech Arts Mixing Webinar

    03/07/2010 Duration: 01h23min

    This month, Mike, Dave & Jason discuss one of their favorite topics: Mixing! Learn about getting the low end right, the importance of good sources and a few tricks to make your mix better this week. Learn more from Dave on his website,, from Jason at and Mike at

  • Volume: Must Have Balance

    25/05/2010 Duration: 01h42min

    Mike & Dave tackle the age-old question of volume. We touch on topics such as, overall levels, level equivalents, A-Weighting and C-Weighting, spectral balance, and a few other surprises, including "How loud is too loud?"

  • Proposing System Upgrades Webinar

    28/04/2010 Duration: 01h58s

    Jason and Mike discuss ideas and best practices of proposing system upgrades to church leadership. Gain insight into developing an upgrade plan, building trust with leadership and writing a persuasive proposal.

  • IEMs: The Good, The Bad, The Ropeladders

    27/02/2010 Duration: 01h33min

    Mike, Dave & Jason discuss the benefits and challenges of in-ear monitors on the church stage. We talk about how to get the most from a move to IEMs and when you might want to hold off.

  • System Design w/ Bob Nahrstadt

    01/02/2010 Duration: 01h12min

    Mike, Dave & Jason are joined by Bob Nahrstadt of Next Creative Media to discuss some of the best practices for system design. We cover developing a process for system design and upgrades; asking the right questions and hiring the right consultant.

  • Wireless Mic Webinar

    20/11/2009 Duration: 44min

    Join Dave Stagl, Jason Cole, Mike Sessler and special guest Chris Phillips of Sennheiser as we discuss wireless mics and in-ear monitors. Learn about the 700 MHz spectrum update, frequency coordination and using wireless mics for electric guitars.

  • Our Favorite Things: Vocals

    16/10/2009 Duration: 01h31min

    Mike, Dave & Jason discuss some of our favorite vocal mics, and offer tips and techniques on getting the best live vocal sound.

  • Drum Mic'ing Webinar

    28/03/2009 Duration: 01h07min

    Mike, Dave & Jason talk about some of our favorite techniques, mics and tips for getting the best live drum sound.