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February 12, 2018

Spring Break Camp: David Beckingham Rock School

David Beckingham is offering songwriting and music programs during Spring Break for students in Grades 5-12. David graduated from Fraser Academy in 2002 and went on to form the successful band Hey Ocean! (Universal Records).

In this rock program students will:

  • Go through the process of forming a band
  • Get to play and improve their drum, guitar, bass and/or keyboard skills
  • Experience writing original riffs and lyrics
  • Record their band’s original song on industry standard software
  • Produce a CD complete with album design and original song(s) on it

​​At the end of the program, students will perform a concert for family members and friends!

Camp Details

Camp 1: March 19-23 (5 days)
Time: 10:30 am – 3:00 pm (Mon-Thurs); 10:30 am – 4:00 pm (Friday)
Open to students in Grades 5-7 & 8-10 from any school
Cost: $395

Camp 2: March 26-29 (4 days)
Time: 10:30 am – 3:00 pm (Mon-Wed); 10:30 am – 4:00 pm (Thurs)
Open to students in Grades 7-9 & 10-12 from any school
Cost: $315

Register Now

To register, please return the registration form with payment to Fraser Academy’s front desk or email to info@fraseracademy.ca by Friday, March 2.

Beginners are welcome! Students from any school can register. Please register early as space is limited!

 

About David Beckingham

David is a singer/songwriter and the guitarist co-founder of the Canadian Indie pop Band Hey Ocean!. He has written songs that have charted on Canadian and German radio and have aired on primetime television shows in the US, Canada and Germany. He is currently on a break from touring, living and teaching in Vancouver and working on an album.

Watch David and his bandmates performing “Smile like the Sun” in partnership with the St. James Music Academy for kids.