Junius B. Dotson Institute for Music and Worship in the Black Church & Beyond

From August 18, 2022 - 07:00 PM
to August 20, 2022 - 10:00 PM
The American Hotel
160 Ted Turner Dr NW,
30303, Atlanta

Junius B. Dotson Institute Inaugural Event


August 18-20, 2022
The American Hotel | Atlanta, Georgia


We are excited to announce the inaugural event for the Junius B. Dotson Institute will take place on August 18-20, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia! Join us for a time of training and mentoring in the following areas:


    • Post-pandemic worship planning
    • 21st Century congregational song
    • Audio & video training
    • Liturgical movement
    • Instrumental accompaniment
    • Relationship building for pastors and worship/music leaders
    • And so much more!


With seminar options for both beginner and advanced worship/music leaders, there is something for everyone. Seminars will be taught by renowned leaders, including Mike Bowie, Renita Weems, L’Tayna Moore-Copeland, YaNi Davis, David Wood, Kathleen Turner, and more!


The inaugural event will also feature a Celebration Concert by Richard Smallwood & Vision with Cynthia Wilson and the Dotson Institute Mass choir!


Questions? Contact us at jbd.institute@garrett.edu!

Registration and Hotel Information

Registration Options & Pricing
Hotel Information

Registration is now open!


Celebration Concert


August 20th | 7:00 p.m.
Saint Philip AME Church,
240 Candler Rd SE, Atlanta, GA


Those who register to attend the full Dotson Institute Inaugural Event will also receive a free ticket for the Celebration Concert on August 20th at Saint Philip AME Church. The concert will feature Richard Smallwood and Vision with Cynthia Wilson and the JDBI Mass Choir!