“The 360′ workshop will be an extraordinary two-day masterclass held by rev. Trini L. Massie. His high-standard professional coaching will enrich the partecipants’ knowledge and improve their potential” 
Stefania Mauro – Artistic Director


An incredible Gospel singer, a skillful Gospel composer, a super energetic music minister … the International leader of the next European Gospel Festival 2024 / È un cantante Gospel eccezionale, è un abile compositore di musica Gospel, un super energico ministro della musica… il leader internazionale del prossimo European Gospel Festival 2024 :

rev. Trini L. Massie

Trini Massie is a well sought after skillful composer, conductor and choirmaster. Trini serves as the Minister of Worship at Mount Ararat Baptist Church in Pittsburgh, PA under the leadership and spiritual covering of Rev. Dr. William H. Curtis, Senior Pastor. In 2014, Trini was appointed as the National Minister of Music for the Contemporary Adult Department with the Gospel Music Workshop of America.

Since 2010, Trini has served as head choir director for the Gospel Connection, an international convention of gospel music in Italy.

Over the years, Trini has received numerous honors and awards. In 2009, Remnant, the Mt. Ararat Baptist Church choir under his leadership, was declared the Washington DC Regional Winner and the National Runner Up for How Sweet the Sound, a gospel competition produced by Donald Lawrence. In 2012, 4 the Caz of Christ, his community choir, was declared the Washington DC Regional Winner. Most recently (Sept 2018), he was inducted into the Uniontown Area High School Academics, Arts and Athletics Hall of Fame.

Trini Massie è un compositore, direttore d’orchestra e maestro di coro molto ricercato. Trini presta servizio come ministro presso la Mount Ararat Baptist Church a Pittsburgh, in Pennsylvania, sotto la guida e la supervisione spirituale del Rev. Dr. William H. Curtis, pastore anziano. Nel 2014, Trini è stato nominato Ministro Nazionale della Musica per il Dipartimento Adult Contemporary con il Gospel Music Workshop of America.

Dal 2010, Trini è direttore principale del coro per Gospel Connection, una convention internazionale di musica gospel in Italia.

Trini ha ricevuto negli anni numerosi premi e riconoscimenti. Nel 2009, Remnant, il coro della Mt. Ararat Baptist Church sotto la sua guida, è stato dichiarato vincitore regionale di Washington DC e secondo classificato nazionale per How Sweet the Sound. Nel 2012, 4 the Caz of Christ, il suo coro comunitario, è stato dichiarato vincitore regionale di Washington DC. Più di recente (settembre 2018), è stato inserito nella Uniontown Area High School Academics, Arts and Athletics Hall of Fame.


We are proud to present the team that will support Trini during the workshop:

Ananias “Markey” Montague

Ananias was born and raised in Chicago, IL. Ananias is a powerhouse music director, singer, songwriter, instructor and author. Recently, Ananias served as the first African American Music Director at the Omaha Community Playhouse during their acclaimed musical production, Respect.
A proven leader in arts education and organizational staff development, Ananias is a sought-after facilitator on topics of church administration and music ministry. Ananias is the founding creator of A Work On A Wheel, a comprehensive music and fine arts workshop series that aims to fill the need for present day music leaders to experience hands-on mentoring and training to excel in their craft.
Ananias holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He serves as Minister of Music and Fine Arts at Salem Baptist Church in Omaha, Nebraska.


PALABERTA – via Coniugi Lachina, 35036 Montegrotto Terme PD


<> Saturday 27 th July <>
9 AM – 1 PM singers and musicians workshop
3 PM – 4:30 PM soloist workshop

<> Sunday 28th July <>
9 AM – 1 PM singers and musicians workshop
3 PM – 4:30 PM soloist workshop


Registration for 2024 Edition workshop is open.

The partecipation to The 360′ workshop for singers and musicians is subject to payment of a fee of:

–> 60 euro for individual participation;
–> 50 euro per person for groups over10 people

The choirs and singers which have been selected for the Contest are granted free access to this workshop.

Besides the workshop, there will be 2 sessions dedicated to soloists. The fee is 30 euro.

The payment can be made by bank transfer to the following coordinates:
– IBAN: IT95B0863163910000001023350
– Bank: BancaTER Credito Cooperativo
– Reason: release of the inscription ”The 360′ workshop”.

The registration request can be made through:

Download registration form here Workshop Application Form.

Send the Application Form and the Photocopy of the payment fee by e- mail to: info@festivalgospelmontegrotto.com