Create Toronto brings German songwriters to Toronto for 3-day songwriting camp during CMWMay 08 2018

TORONTO, May 8, 2018 – The Canadian Music Publishers Association is pleased to kick off Create Toronto tomorrow at Revolution Recording studios.  Like previous Create initiatives, Create Toronto aims to foster collaboration between Canadian and international songwriters and help create strategic business connections that encourage export.

We are pleased to welcome these five talented German writers to Create Toronto:

Matteo Capreoli (BMG)

Fabian Strandberg (PeerMusic)

Luisa Kutza (Boywonder/UMPG)

Moritz Pirker (Budde)

David Stoltzenberg (ROBA)

They will be working with these Canadian writers:

Bobby John (Bloc-Notes)

Liz Rodrigues (Universal)

Candice Sand (Sound of Pop)

Ian Lefeuvre (Nettwerk)

Nicole Ariana (Budde Music)

Bobby Morales (Cymba/Chapter 2)

John Obercian (Cadence Music Group)

Lantz (Warner Chappell)

Ria Mae (Nettwerk)

Ralph (604 Records)

Charlie Kerr (604 Records)

Create Toronto is the first inbound mission launched by the Canadian Music Publishers Association. Previous successful outbound trips were made to Los Angeles in 2016 and 2017, and Germany in 2017.

The Ontario Media Development Corporation-sponsored event will bring together German and Canadian writers in a three day writing camp, running from May 9 to 11.

Create Toronto comes on the heels of the release of the Canadian Music Publishers Association’s export study, Export Ready; Export Critical. With two-thirds of revenues now coming from foreign sources, export is a proven driver for success in the Canadian music publishing industry. The report illustrates the innovative ways in which Canada’s music publishers are growing their business through export.



The Canadian Music Publishers Association represents music publishers by creating global business opportunities and promoting our members’ interests and those of their songwriting partners through advocacy, communication and education.


Margaret McGuffin
Executive Director, Canadian Music Publishers Association
416.926.1966 ext. 282