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Our Mission is Music

The Devon Clifford Music Foundation provides unique and collaborative musical experiences to youth in Abbotsford who would otherwise not be able access them due to financial hardship.

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Our Band Camps

Our Band Camp program was developed in partnership with Bakerview Center For Learning, an alternative S.D. #34 High School. Bakerview provides a district program that draws from all middle and high schools in Abbotsford. When we first connected with Bakerview in 2012, they lacked their own music program, so they were happy to provide space for an after-school Band Camp program that welcomed students from all schools. It’s still the home base for most of our Band Camps.

Our Band Camp is an encouraging, supportive, and positive environment. Our student to teacher ratio is low and students get lots of quality time with enthusiastic young mentors they can look up to. Our students leave the camp with new friends, a new way of expressing themselves, higher self-esteem, and improved social skills. We know that these developments can be enough to start a positive new trend in a young person’s life.

Students from anywhere in Abbotsford can attend our Band Camps. We offer beginning level and intermediate level Camps every year.

Latest From the Blog


Lambda’s Rock the House!

Another great performance by the most recent group of Band Camp participants. The Lambda’s played to a packed house at O’Neills and put on an impressive show.

T-Shirts have arrived!

Please email if you would like to purchase a T-Shirt. They are $15 with all proceeds to support our Band Camp programs! They are available in white, black and red. Unfortunately, only available locally at this time.

Abbotsford Foundation Grant!

We are excited to announce that we are one of the recipients of the 2015 Smart and Caring Community Grant from the Abbotsford Community Foundation. These funds are granted in order to expand our Band Camps throughout the community over the next year. Our thanks for the support and please check out the other great things the Abbotsford Community Foundation is doing!

 

Many Thanks to The Fraser Valley Blues Society!

 

Extending a huge thank you to the Fraser Valley Blues Society for their generous donation to support the Devon Clifford Music Foundation! Please check out their webpage and catch a show! http://www.fraservalleybluessociety.com