Barefoot in the Backyard returns to West Vancouver in 2016. Join Sarah McLachlan and selected friends in Vancouver for Barefoot in the Backyard in support of the Sarah McLachlan School of Music.
Experience an incredible evening in West Vancouver of live musical performances held in intimate backyard surroundings all while dining on extraordinary cuisine. Save the date! Some of previous guest performers included:
Sarah McLachlan is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter. Known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range, as of 2009, she has sold over 40 million albums worldwide. McLachlan's best-selling album to date is Surfacing, for which she won two Grammy Awards and four Juno Awards. In addition to her personal artistic efforts, she founded the Lilith Fair tour, which showcased female musicians. The Lilith Fair concert tours took place from 1997 to 1999, and resumed in the summer of 2010. Since 2006 she has also been known as a highly visible supporter of the ASPCA, as well as The Sarah School of Music and various other charities.
About the School of Music
The Sarah McLachlan School of Music (SoM) provides no cost music education to underserved and at risk children and youth who face challenging cultural, social and economic circumstances. Students in grades 4-12 receive high quality music instruction in both contemporary and classical traditions including piano, guitar, percussion, choir, music and video production.
SoM is founded on a belief in the enriching power of music and the importance of creative community. The School reaches hundreds of young people every year, providing them with a secure and inspiring environment in which they can learn, practice and connect with others.
The Sarah McLachlan School of Music provides students with the space and guidance they need to express themselves. By experiencing the joy of music, they cultivate a feeling of pride and self-worth. Music ignites their passion and energy, giving them confidence, perseverance, self-esteem, creative thinking, teamwork skills, and determination needed for lifelong success.