Keith Reed Jr. and New Sound Music Group are proudly to presented The 2024 New Beginning Music Conference.  This year's conference was an exciting time of teaching, impartation and refreshing for those who participate in worship arts ministry.  Our theme for 2024 was “The Maturity of the Worshiper.”  We will have audio's from our group sessions available soon for download,  if you missed it definitely do yourself a favor and download these sessions.      

This Year's Staff and Presenters


Psalmist Keith Reed Jr. is a native of Columbus, Ohio and the founder of the New Beginning Music Conference.  He is from a musical family and started in music at an early age singing and playing the piano. He is a graduate of The Fort Hayes School of the Performing Arts with a certificate of specialization in jazz piano. Keith also attended the Gospel Lighthouse School of Ministry. Keith currently serves as a worship leader for Christ of Calvary Covenant Ministries (Philadelphia, PA), The Lord Jesus Christ Church (Columbus, Ohio) and United Faith International Church (Columbus, Ohio) .  He served as the  Minister of Music for Destiny Church International until 2020 of which he is still a member under the pastorate of Pastor Teddy Ceasar and still serves as a leader in the music team. 


Latasha Morton - New Sound Music Group Administrative Assistant 

Latasha Morton became an official member of NSW in 2023. She is a Native of Canton Ohio who has moved and lived in several areas for work and schooling, Latasha moved to Columbus in 2012.  She is a percussionist who started playing the Drums and later the congas at her local church starting at an early age . Latasha has continues to play and serve and she travels.  

She is currently an Analysis Specialist and Subject Matter Expert for her division at JP Morgan Chase.  She is a part of the Administration Team working on oversight, procedures, controls, and support, Latasha also works with the Training team by assisting in the training and coaching New hires on systems and proper procedures by teaching several classes and refreshers during training


Bishop Casanova Green - Casanova has 14 years of teaching experience spanning from teaching high school English in inner-city Columbus, Ohio to his current role as the Director of First Year Experience, Diversity, and Inclusion and Interim Choir Director at Hocking College in Nelsonville, OH.  Beyond the classroom, he has done extensive ministry work since the age of nine as a worship leader and preacher. Currently, serves as the Lead Pastor of True Vision Christian Community in Lancaster, OH and the Vice Presiding Bishop of the Katartismos Collective. He has released four albums internationally. 


Pastor Teddy Ceasar's academic journey includes earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Divinity degree from Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University, where he continues to pursue further education. His commitment to education extends into various roles within collegiate and secondary institutions. With a deep passion for nurturing the youth, Pastor Ceasar has dedicated numerous years to coaching High School football. Currently, he imparts knowledge as a High School Social Studies teacher. His dedication to community outreach led him to serve on the Board of Directors for CelebrateOne the City of Columbus’ initiative to combat infant mortality.


Pastor David Lamus Please check back soon for bio.


Elder Roland McClendon - Elder Roland S. McClendon III is an ordained Minister of the Gospel and a member of the Cornerstone Church of Chicago Where he serves as an associate minister under the leadership of Apostles Cleveland & Frances Person. When the Lord called him into ministry in 1991, He instilled in him a passion to minister & mentor men in the gospel of Jesus Christ by developing personal relationships, corporate fellowships, and biblical study & teaching. God has graced him with a unique gift to minister the Gospel wrapped in the anointing of a Davidic format (Ministry of the Word, Song & Dance).


Elder Cordale Glass -   Active in youth & young adult ministry, leading in music ministry, writing and performing music, and currently serves as an elder and youth pastor at FreshWind Worship Center, Ohio and music and life skills teacher at a private school


Minister Terry Davis - Currently, Terry serves as Minister of Music for the Worship Center of Central Ohio (Apostle David S. Carter, Pastor). He’s also formed his music publishing arm, Praise Place Music, and released his debut CD "A Songwriter's Dream" in April 2007. In 2018, Terry’s song “Rejoice” was published and released in the GIA Publications hymnal, “One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism”.  2023 marked Terry’s 40th year as a songwriter in Gospel Music.


Psalmist Lisa Griffin.  Psalmist Lisa Griffin is a PK who is actively involved in her father’s ministry.  She is a servant for the Lord.  Lisa is a Sunday school teacher and a Praise and Worship Team Psalmist by nature.  She lends her gift of singing to the Federal and local communities throughout Ohio and surrounding states.  Lisa continues to join herself singing with the Columbus Metro Mass Choir, the Federal Community Choir, The Gospel Music Workshop of American (Columbus Chapter) and has the pleasure of participating in a “Keeping Hymns Alive” collaborative.  Lisa started singing hymns and inspirational songs with Keeping