Austin Biel is a contender for the Holy Spirit Creative Renaissance, a worship artist, multi-instrumentalist, speaker/teacher, mentor, and record producer, based in the Austin, Texas area. In ministry and music since 1989, Austin has traveled the world speaking, teaching, and leading worship around the world. His adventures include guest teaching at churches, Christian universities, YWAM DTS’s and Bethel SSM’s all over the world, coteaching with Leonard Jones the Levite Praise Institute in Germany, preaching the message of creativity with the Holy Spirit across the globe. His service to ministries include 10-years with Benny Hinn Ministries, staff positions at Lakewood Church, Second Baptist Church Houston and consulting/serving with numerous other churches & ministries across denominations.
As a professional musician, he has also played and toured with major jazz/pop artists including Al Jarreau, Yolanda Adams, Regina Belle, and Chris Walker, prophetic worship leaders including Rick Pino, Leonard Jones, Andrew Ehrenzeller, and Jeremy Burk, as well as numerous major gospel artists, including Ron Kenoly, Ingrid Rosario, Donnie McClurkin, Kim Clement, and many others. His producer credits include over 100 projects to date and he trained young producers in the craft with MediaTech Institute for 3 years.
Pursuing the restoration of the Artistic Identity to the Church, and a school for worship and the arts has brought him and his family to the Austin area. The focus of Catharsis Worship School is to raise up creative and spiritual artists, trained to find their ultimate artistic expression in the Spirit, and to walk in artistic and spiritual maturity. Currently, Austin is training people in person and online through one-on-one mentoring, teaching classes, hosting conferences, as well as traveling to speak/teach at various worship conferences, leading worship with his own band and host bands, and training worship teams. His passion is to ignite a renewal of creativity & arts within the Kingdom, finding our ultimate expression in the Spirit; to raise up an army of prophetic intercessory warrior artists in these end times.