Being Present

I came to the CMC as a capstone of my Music Production studies at the tail end of my time at Malone University. Being deeply involved in the constant production of full-scale live shows on a weekly basis has been challenging musically and emotionally, but has grown me immensely as a person. I’ve been able to implement my various industry-related … Read More

My Favorite Semester

My name is Hank Link, and I am from Kissimmee, FL. I am a senior Music Business/Church Music double major at Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL. In January, however, instead of returning to Lakeland for another regular spring semester, I made the ten-hour drive to Nashville for what would prove to be a pivotal time in my life. From the … Read More

For I Am About To Do Something New…

Leading up to my time in Nashville, I reflected a lot on Isaiah 43:19 (NLT) “For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland.” It’s fascinating reading back on journal entries that I wrote in … Read More

Never Bored

My time at CMC has honestly been like no other, and I’ve been given opportunities that I wouldn’t have had otherwise. As an artist, and member of the artist track, my focus is solely to write, record, and perform. Myself and the other artists have worked extensively with our songwriting coach, Rick Elias, producer and arranger, Luke DeJaynes, and Nashville … Read More

The Best Thing That’s Ever Happened

My name is Faith Benson, I’m a 22 year old from Wisconsin, and I’m a part of the artist track here at CMC. Moving to Nashville, I didn’t really know what to expect. I was so nervous about all of the incredibly talented people I was going to meet, and was just really hopeful that they would like me. Thankfully, … Read More

It All Started With A Bass

I found out about CMC through my roommate and Best Semester when they visited my campus. I wanted to come here to get my foot in the door, meet people in the industry, and, most importantly, connect with musicians and write. My plan was to continue school after this semester (I have two years left), but this program and Nashville … Read More