Sasha Issenberg is a contributor to Bloomberg Politics and the Washington correspondent for Monocle, where he covers politics, business, diplomacy, and culture. He is the author of The Victory Lab and Sushi Economy.
Best known as a songwriter and musician from the bands Moxy Fruvous and Great Big Sea, Murray Foster has over twenty years of experience in the creative arts – bass player, writer, music producer, director, screenwriter, and film scorer.
Lonny’s Smile is commited to providing a sense of normalcy to children whose lives are challenged by medical conditions. Their annual benefit auction and concert raises funds for Camp Oki – Canada’s first and only summer camp for children with congential heart disease.
The Cocksure Lads Movie
Written and directed by Murray Foster, The Cocksure Lads Movie is a feature-length musical comedy about a British band who break up 10 minutes after arriving in Toronto for the first North American tour. The film was successfully pitched on CBC’s Dragons’ Den and includes featured performances by Alan Doyle (Great Big Sea) and Walk Off the Earth. It was released in theatres across Canada in August 2015 and is currently available OnDemand.
Toronto Songwriting School
Toronto Songwriting School serves performers who are looking to take their music to the next level by writing and refining original songs that resonate with emotion and craftsmanship. The school hosts weekly classes, the quarterly Muse or Monster Songwriter Showcase, and the bi-annual Northern Muse Getaway Weekend.
Vicki Glembocki – The Second Nine Months
Sasha Issenberg – The Victory Lab, Sushi Economy
Michael Schaeffer – One Nation Under Dog