Running sound for a worship service can be tough. You might not have a lot of practical experience. Maybe the entire crew is made up of eager but unschooled volunteers. The sound system itself could be showing signs of age or neglect. Still, there you are, serving your church and hoping nothing goes wrong on Sunday. Sound familiar?
Worship services can either soar or crash at the mixing board. Is the low-end missing? Do the vocals and instruments lack clarity? Are you filling all the available frequencies? These questions evoke common symptoms of a mix in need of divine intervention.
Here are some helpful tips I’ve discovered in over 45 years of live mixing.