Craig has been playing guitar all his life. Craig grew up in New Westmister in a family that loved to sing together. Though not formally trained, Craig has played in pop bands, folk duos, church bands and currently plays drums and banjo in a folk band called Darling Hurts. Craig started teaching a few neighbourhood kids in the spring of 2013 because his neighbours asked. Those initial lessons grew into a neighbourhood studio that has seen numous kids and adults learn to play guitar, drums and piano, and make the neighbourhood sound beautiful. Craig also has devleop RockCamps and the RockIT aftershool program giving kids more of a Band experience playing covers, composing original songs and even recording.
Natalie is a local Burnaby musician trained in RCM Piano and Violin. She has played French Horn in the Cariboo Hill Secondary School band program and currently is involved the the Darling Hurts Band where she plays violin and sings. Natalie has taught at our Rock Camps and RockIT Afterschool programs and has contributed to the development and curriculum of both.
Beth first taught the Music Garden Preschool program at the Shire when we first launched in 2012. Beth is a Burnaby Strongstart Facilitator and very active in our community. Beth trained in RCM piano growing up and looks forward to investing in the musicality of our kids and community.