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ANDY CLONINGER

Andy is a songwriter, author, performer and music producer. He travels the country performing his brand of original acoustic music with richly textured lyrics. Visit Andy’s website, andycloninger.com, to contact him or order CD’s.

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Knoxville, TN

Hardeeville, SC

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PJ ANDERSON

PJ lives in Nashville, TN pursuing the many doors God has opened for him in music and songwriting. His strong vocals, heartfelt lyrics and desire to draw teens closer to Christ make him a good match for CHWC. Visit his website at pjandersonmusic.com

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 Milwaukee, WI

Champaign, IL

Nashville, TN (1)

Charlotte, NC

St. Louis, MO

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LEE ROESSLER

Lee is a very talented musician who is passionate about his love for the Lord.
He wrote the 2013 & 2014 CHWC Theme Songs. See his website: leeroesslermusic.com

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Mishawaka, IN

Louisville, KY

Charleston, SC (1)

Charleston, SC (2)

North Haledon, NJ

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DANTE SCHMITZ

Dante has been blessed to regularly lead worship at two prominent churches in Tulsa. He has also traveled and led worship concerts and retreats for youth functions all over the US and has even performed internationally. Performing Christian music has become more than just a form of spiritual expression for Dante; it has become a way of sharing and growing spiritually with people. Find out more at danteschmitz.com

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Oklahoma City, OK
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THE MIKEY NEEDLEMAN BAND

Mikey Needleman has been performing professionally for well over a decade. He connects with all age groups and people from all different walks of life. Mikey’s song selections and style change between venues to successfully cater to the crowd at each. Find out more about him at mikeyneedleman.com

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Kansas City, KS
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MATHIAS MICHAEL

Mathias Michael is a singer/songwriter from Perryville, Maryland.  He has been traveling the United States as a music minister since he was 18 years old.  Mathias’ mission is to use music to inspire listeners to seek Jesus and encourage unity within the Church.  You can check out his new devotional book and album at mmichaelmusic.com

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ALEX STREET

Alex is a Worship Leader, Songwriter, and Youth Minister from Boise, ID. He has spent the past six years traveling the country leading worship and speaking at various events for youth. This will be Alex’s fifth year with Catholic HEART Workcamp, and he is so excited to meet, pray, and sing with you! Alex loves his family, his friends, Coldplay, coffee, sharing about his faith, traveling, Netflix, and living on the West Coast! You can find out more about Alex by visiting: alexstreetmusic.com 

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Farmington, MI

Muskegon, MI

Billings, MT

Wichita, KS

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MIKE McDUFFEE

Mike is a theology teacher and worship leader in Massachusetts and the contemporary music minister for the new chapel in Boston’s Seaport District, Our Lady of Good Voyage Shrine. He has spent the last six years traveling across the country with various organizations such as Catholic Heart Workcamp sharing the message of Christ’s love through music and fellowship. In the past two years, Mike and other Catholic musicians from around Massachusetts have established a worship ministry called Delmore Worship which uses music and liturgy to help young people enter into deeper relationships with Jesus and form lasting faith-based communities.

For more information, check out www.delmoremusic.com

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Groton, MA

Boston, MA

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LUKE SPEHAR

After College, Luke felt drawn to focus his energy towards music and began recording and then performing around the country. Since then, he has performed for audiences of all ages, from concerts to retreats to memorials; in churches, clubs, and university auditoriums; for youth groups, colleges and for U.S. military events. Visit lukespehar.com for more info.

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Denver, CO

Fremont, NE

Twin Cities, MN

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SARAH KROGER

Sarah Kroger is a Catholic singer/songwriter from Melbourne, FL. With parents involved in parish ministry, music and ministry have always been a part of her life. Her tender heart of prayer combined with the rare talent of her voice has made for a unique and intimate experience of prayer at a range of national and international events. Visit her website at sarahkroger.com

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Atlanta, GA

GREG BOUDREAUX

You can usually find Greg with his wife, Lizzy, as the duo Greg & Lizzy. Greg & Lizzy have been sharing their hearts as worship leaders across the US and internationally for years. Greg&Lizzy offers a look into some of the greatest joys and deepest trials of loving another faithfully. Find out more at gregandlizzy.com.

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New Orleans, LA

Memphis, TN

Melbourne/Cocoa Beach, FL

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RICKY VAZQUEZ

Ricky Vazquez is an alternative pop/folk singer-songwriter and musician from South Florida who currently resides in Nashville, TN. He was a featured performer at the Driven Music Conference in May 2014. Ricky also leads worship full-time traveling the country hosting conferences and retreats. Beyond that he is simply a man of faith, trying to portray the beauty of life through song. http://www.rickyvazquezmusic.com

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Philadelphia, PA

BEN WAGNER

Ben is a professional songwriter, performer and retreat director and has been a member of the CHWC family since 2013. Ben uses his combined talents of storytelling and songwriting to reach audiences ranging into the thousands and was just labeled as “One to Watch” by Nashville Songwriters Association International. Find out more information and listen to his music at benwagnermusic.com and facebook.com/benwagnermusic.

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St. Croix – Summer

Grenada

Huntingburg, IN

Springfield, IL

ABE GROSS

More information coming soon. You can find his website at http://www.abrahamgross.com

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Dover, DE

Detroit Lakes, MN

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TOM YOUNG

Pure and simple: music is my passion, my love, and my prayer. From the time I could play three chords on the guitar, I’ve been writing my own songs. Still to this day, I have yet to find something I enjoy more or feel as connected to. Tom has played events all of the country and been involved in youth ministry for many years. Find out more at http://www.tomyoungmusic.net

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Cumberland, MDNashville, TN (2)

Greensboro, NC

Jon Pressimone

Jon Pressimone was born into a musical family and began singing at a very young age. Jon is a teacher at an all-boys Catholic High School, a player for the DC Breeze (a professional Ultimate Frisbee team), and travels with his music and stories as often as he can. Jon is living and working in Baltimore. Find more information at http://jonpressimone.com.

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Virginia Beach, VA

Richmond, VA

JOHN FINCH

Born and raised in Pearl River, Louisiana, John Finch discovered his love for worship and Christian unity early on. For over five years, he has led congregations in worship across the US. To this day, his belief as a worship leader, artist and songwriter is to pursue the heart of God with passion and authenticity.  John is a worship leader at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in New Orleans, LA.  Learn more about John at www.johnfinchmusic.com/.

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Morganton, NC