Hal Beckett (Hal Foxton Beckett)

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Composer Hal Foxton Beckett began his musical studies at the Halifax Conservatory of Music in Canada. He then relocated to Vancouver, where he attended the University of British Columbia to study composition and electronic music, as well as studying under Barry Traux (a pioneer of FM synthesis) at Simon Fraser University.

After university, Hal opened his own recording facility where he produced and recorded over 25 albums, including the seminal recordings of 54-40, the Vancouver Chamber Singers, and one of the first pre-CD, vinyl digital masters in Canada, Jean Piché's "L'Ange". Read more...