MMF CANADA ONLINE: Transcending Boundaries - Exploring the Experiences of Trans Artists and Industry in Music (FREE)


  • April 3, 2024 - Showtime: 11:00am


Online via Zoom


Join Music Managers Forum Canada (MMF Canada) on Wednesday, April 3 at 11am SaskTime for a Zoom panel discussion sharing and exploring the experiences of trans artists and industry in the music industry. ⁠

Registration is free:
MMF Canada welcomes the attendance of non-members.⁠


Saskhia Menendez (she/her) - Equality and Diversity Researcher & Activist - Celebrated for her innovative contributions as an Innovator at Keychange and a Previous Board Member at The F List Music. With over a decade of experience, Saskhia is a LiVE Diversity Expert Panel Member, passionately advocating for improved representation, equity, and inclusion.⁠

T. Thomason (he/him) - Artist - has captured audiences with high energy, emotional indie pop performances in Canada & beyond since his teenage years. A passionate advocate for queer/trans rights, T. aims to create life-affirming, joyful experiences for his community (& everyone else) through music.⁠

Satch Satchell (he/him) - Songwriter - small town born and fled, Joshua ‘SATCH’ Satchell migrated to Brighton to pursue his songwriting career, eventually forming and fronting the band ‘‘Frankie Furlow’, with long time collaborator Will Nash. The project enjoyed early success and performed at major festivals such as Glastonbury, The Great Escape and Reeperbahn and at venues across the UK and Europe, but something was missing. After coming out as Trans, his voice breaking and the lowering of the keys of many songs, it was time to write some new ones.⁠

Laura Nagtegaal (she/her) - Guitar Technician & Tour Manager & DEI Advocate - is a self-employed tour & stage manager, guitar & keys technician, and merchandise manager with 25+ years of experience across the globe. From intimate single-digit audiences to headlining in front of 100k+ audiences, MsGyver specializes in providing the much-needed safety net for the artist.

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