Will Stroet of Will's Jams is a JUNO-nominated bilingual musician and educator, well-loved for his up-tempo rock, pop and folk music with witty wordplay and catchy choruses. Will's Jams music videos currently air on Universal Kids TV and are available for streaming on Kidoodle.TV and Common Sense Media's Sensical platform, which launches later this year. For six years, the popular Will’s Jams series aired daily on CBC Kids television across Canada.
Since launching his first album in 2005, Will has performed more than 2,000 shows across Canada and in China in theatres, festivals and schools. In 2019, he premiered his kids' symphony show with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, and, in 2020, with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s online season.
Will’s 10 albums in English and French have garnered national recognition, including a 2017 JUNO nomination, 7 nominations from the Western Canadian Music Award nominations, 3 from the Canadian Folk Music Awards and 2 from the Sirius XM Indies. In 2015, UBC’s Faculty of Education honoured Will in their top 100 Alumni awards.
To help kids improve their learning of English and French through music, Will's launched new online courses called Wordplay with Will | Chanter avec Will. Try one month for free at www.wordplaywithwill.com.
2020, 2012 & 2011 Canadian Folk Music Award nominee
2017 JUNO nominee
2020, 2017, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010 & 2009 Western Canadian Music Awards nominee
2015 UBC Education Top 100
2013 & 2012 SiriusXM Indies Award Nominee
2011 West Coast Songwriters Award