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.
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. Greg is currently touring with The Vigil Project, which consists of a handful of other Catholic artists who perform around the country to help people more fully enter into the liturgical seasons of the Church through songs of prayer.
With the lyrical honesty of intimate prayer fused with the modern edge of Alessia Cara and the sweet, soulful vocals of Francesca Battistelli, Dana Catherine’s music captivates listeners, calling them to dive deeper into the heart of God with childlike surrender. Find out more information about Dana at www.danacatherinemusic.com.
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.
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.
Q Furnald is a graduate student at Montclair State University, pursuing his Masters in Music Composition. Since a very young age, music and prayer have been tremendous allies in his faith life. He has also maintained involvement over the past several years as a retreat consultant, guest speaker, and music minister for a number of parishes and events.
Mike is a theology teacher and worship leader in Massachusetts and the contemporary music minister for a new chapel in Boston. He has spent the last six years traveling across the country with various organizations such as CHWC. Recently, Mike and other Catholic musicians from Massachusetts formed 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.
Mathias Michael is a singer/songwriter from Cocoa Beach, FL. 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 him out at www.facebook.com/mmichaelmusic.
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.
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 jonpressimone.com.
Lee is a very talented musician who is passionate about his love for the Lord. Lee and his band have preformed concerts all over the United States. He wrote the 2013 & 2014 Catholic HEART Workcamp Theme Songs. See his website: leeroesslermusic.com.
Dante has been blessed to regularly lead worship at two prominent churches in Tulsa. He has also led worship for youth functions all over the US and 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. More at danteschmitz.com.
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.
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. 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.
Taylor Tripodi from Cleveland, OH is on a mission to put people in an encounter with Christ through true, good, and beautiful music. After serving the Church for 2 years as a youth minister, her desire to bring hope to broken, hurting souls has led her to become a full-time musician, singer-songwriter, and worship leader. Taylor’s music and ministry have led her all around the world, most recently leading worship in the Holy Land in Israel. This past year she was named one of the top 30 Catholic artists in the world and her newest EP ‘Awakening’ released in August 2019 just hit over 350k streams on Spotify. In her spare time, she writes blogs for Ascension Press and enjoys spending time with her 8 younger siblings and big, Italian family.
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. Find out more at www.rickyvazquezmusic.com.
Wisconsin native Ben Wagner was a finalist in the Great American Song Contest, “New and Notable” by NoiseTrade, and “One to Watch” by Nashville Songwriters Association International and travels the country sharing the beautiful and gritty stories the come with living a life of faith. Ben’s critically-praised debut album Midwestern Comfort was released in June 2018 and is available on all music platforms. Find out more information at benwagnermusic.com and watch a recent intimate performance on his YouTube channel.
Zander’s music has roots in pop/folk/reggae. He has shared the stage with Ziggy Marley, Train, Fall Out Boy and other popular artists. Zander was born in Hong Kong and lived in Scandinavia, as well as several different cities in the United States. Love of music has been his “reason to be” since he was very young. Extensive touring throughout the US and travel to Australia and Latin America has connected him with his 250,000+ social media followers. With over 4 million streams on Spotify and YouTube, Zander’s dynamic performances encourage his fans to enjoy life in the moment. “Sunshine State of Mind” was released in 2018 and 2019 promises more music and epic shows! Visit http://www.zanderwaves.com for more info.