Saturday, July 6 | 11:15 – 12:15pm
Rocks and Roots
As seen on CBC Kids television, Will’s Jams performs high-energy songs in English and French with fun actions and sing-along choruses. Will’s JUNO and WCMA nominated educational rock, pop and blues music, full of witty wordplay, ignites kids’ imaginations. Come celebrate the official Whistler release of Will’s 10th album, “Rocks and Roots”, which inspires kids to try new things and spend time with their family outdoors.
Will Stroet of Will’s Jams is a JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter, CBC Kids TV star, educator and dad who creates multilingual music that ignites imagination and motivates movement for the young and young-at-heart. Through witty wordplay and catchy choruses, Will inspires kids to be active, healthy, creative and engaged in the world through educational music in English and French.
Will first discovered his talent for writing kids music while completing his education degree at the University of B.C. After releasing his first album in 2005 and playing hundreds of shows around Vancouver, Will knew he had found his calling. In 2009, he took leave from teaching to pursue music full time and has never looked back. Over the years, Will has performed more than 1,800 shows at major festivals, schools and theatres across Canada and in China. He has garnered national recognition for his nine albums in English and French including a 2017 JUNO nomination, six WCMA nominations, two from the CFMA and two from the Sirius XM Indies. In 2015, UBC’s Faculty of Education honoured Will in their top 100 Alumni awards. This May, Will released his 10th album, Rocks and Roots, which inspires kids to new things and spend time with their family outdoors. Find out more.