Will Clements, at 22 years old is a performer, recording artist, and published arranger. He was granted a full ride scholarship towards the Drayton Harbour Festival Camp in Washington in 2016, and gigs frequently within the lower-mainland.
Will has shared the stage with many notable artists including, Dee Daniels, Maria Schneider, Ineke Van Doorn, Peter Bernstein, Bria Skonberg, Dawn Pemberton, and more as part of his studies at Capilano University.
In the Fall of 2019 Will released his debut album 'The Boy Next Door', presenting themes of love through the lens of a young, queer artist. Featuring some of Canada's top in-demand session players, Jodi Proznick, Craig Scott, and Colin Maskell, this project was mixed and engineered by Dave Sikula. Several arrangements of popular standards as well as an original composition are featured on the record.
Will graduated from Capilano University's Jazz program with a Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Studies in 2020 and is currently enrolled in the B.Ed program at UBC as teacher candidate. He loves to mentor young students in vocal jazz improvisation, and has served as a clinician for the Langley Fine Arts School, West Vancouver Youth Band, and other notable high school music programs in the greater Vancouver region. He has also contributed several segments to the national radio program 'Now or Never' and is frequently featured on 'Saturday Night Jazz' on CBC Music.