Playing the Keyboard in modern Worship Music is much different than the piano lessons I had growing up. When you play Keys in a worship band, you are not the only instrument, whereas when I learned Piano, it was the complete orchestra all contained beneath my scrawny little fingers.
Playing keys in a worship band requires much more finess and the employment of the KISS method (Keep It Simple Stupid!).
I could go on, but since I lead mostly from guitar I found a keyboard player who illustrates the differences and unique issues really well:
This is a two part series on Modern Worship Keyboard by Sojourn (not the same as Grace’s Sojourn Venue) worship leader Rebecca Elliot.