Firstly, Dean is a songwriter/producer who loves making original music in his home studio! Beyond making original music, Dean is the director of The Songwriting Studio, a resource and community aimed at training songwriters how to write and produce meaningful, high quality music from home through weekly video blogs, in-depth courses, and studio production services. Dean has a passion for passing on what he has learned through songwriting for more than a decade, working with clients in the studio, and teaching more than 100 students in private and group lessons.
Dean is also a follower of Jesus, a husband, a father, and a worship pastor at his home church. He loves to pray, spend time with his wife, wrestle his four children, pour into his church community, and ride bikes! Dean has served as a music director in three churches, helping grow leadership and musicianship among worship team members and helping develop training materials on the heart of worship and the practical skills of musicianship.