Alumni Spotlight: Karsten Winegeart

Since attending the CMC in Spring of 2014, Karsten Winegeart has been living in OKC doing photo and video (concerts, music videos, lookbooks and clothing lines, mini docs, etc.) He has worked with Grammy-winning artist Lecrae and Andy Mineo. Check out these music videos he shot and directed: For more info on Karsten, check out: Website: IG/Twitter: @karsten116

Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Budd

Check out this new music video from Semester 24’s Jennifer Budd (Redeemer University in Hamilton, ON, CA)! If you like what you hear, head over to these links: Facebook: Website: Twitter: iTunes: YouTube:

Is This Real Life

Since Day One, CMC has been more than I could have expected.  Lots of previous students from my home school had attempted to describe what the program would be like, but now I understand that it is almost impossible to do so.  The program is  something that has to be experienced. From visits to Nashville recording studios, the Grammy offices, … Read More

Community House

I’ve had a couple of friends who have gone through the CMC experience in the past and gave me a heads up on what to expect. I was a little nervous with the feedback that it may or may not be all that I’ve been hoping for. The funny thing was, since day one, I knew this had to be … Read More

Soulshine Pizza

I know it is so cliche to say that the best thing about an experience is the people. And yet here I am halfway through the semester, finding myself already reminiscing about experiences and smiling about inside jokes made this semester. A major highlight of those experiences is our constant visits to Soulshine Pizza in downtown Nashville. Sandwiched between the … Read More

Pancake Party

The Leninger duo has done it again. Not only have John and his wife Jenny taken care of all of our apartment needs and answered our dumb questions, they have made us feel at home. John and Jenny both work really hard to make us comfortable here at CMC. Some of us get homesick and miss the “normality of campus … Read More


One of the required aspects of the artist track is to have a photoshoot done. Photoshoots are historically the worst things that have ever happened to me in my life. But it is not so at the CMC—likely due to the fact that the photoshoot felt more like exploring downtown Nashville with friends than an actual photoshoot. And lucky for … Read More

Do you even go to class?

At eight o’clock every Sunday night, we gather upstairs wearing sweat pants and t-shirts. Each of us holds various snacks as couches get pulled from the lounge into the main room. While this doesn’t seem like a traditional class, we are actually required to be there because every Monday morning Warren lectures upon a movie the next morning. These movies … Read More