Mike is a worship leader / singer / songwriter and Compassion Canada Artist who resides in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with his wife Jennifer and their two adult children. Mike has released three CDs of original modern worship music, “Singalongs & Pseudohymns” (2016), “To The World” (2011), and “Together” (2006).
In addition to serving over a hundred churches across Canada with Compassion, Mike has been privileged to lead worship and play at events such as the CCCC National Convention, Promise Keepers, Willow Creek Arts Summit, and other conferences and retreats.
He has shared the stage with Jon Bauer, Jon Buller, Matt Brouwer, Luke Dowler, High Valley, Chris Bray, Amanda Falk (Cook), Dan Nel, Jacob Moon, Chris Janz, Randy Stonehill, and a host of other Christian artists. Mike dedicates many weekends each year to sharing his songs, worship team workshops, and Compassion presentations with churches across Canada.
Mike’s 2016 album, “Singalongs & Pseudohymns” earned him a nomination for a Western Canada Music Award as “Spiritual Artist of the Year” 2016. It also claimed the #4 spot in Hallels.com “Favorite Worship Albums 2016: A Half Yearly Review” top 10 list. Mike is also a multiple Gospel Music Association Covenant Award Nominated Artist, with the following nominations: “Able” for GMA Rock Song of the Year 2016, “Nobody Loves Me Like You” (co-
Mike has a Bachelor’s degree in Education (music), and a Master’s degree in Leadership and Training, along with over 25 years of experience leading worship and teaching at the High School and College level.
Mike’s passion is writing sing-
“Singalongs & Pseudohymns” (2016) was recorded using some great gear on loan from what used to be Slyngshot Studios in Calgary. The 12 song CD features 8 contemporary remakes of old hymn lyrics, and 4 of Mike’s originals / co-
“To The World” (2011) was recorded with Leroy Harder and Dan Nel at Slyngshot Studios in Calgary. The 12 song CD contains songs co-
“Together” (2006) was recorded with Anthony Packwood at Trinity Recording Studio in Calgary. It features 10 original worship songs, and two “bonus” tracks... an a cappella version of “Unify”, and a Christmas version of “Together”. Over 25 musicians contributed to the making of “Together”. “Redeeming Grace” from this project has been getting radio play for over ten years now.
All of Mike’s songs are covered by SOCAN and CCLI agreements and are available for use in local churches. Chord Charts, Lyrics, Song Stories, PowerPoint, MediaShout, and other worship resources are available FREE at www.mikerschuster.com
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