Tom Allen hosts Shift on CBC Music. He is the author of three non-fiction books, plays the trombone when he can and wrote this show, among many others. Mostly, he’s a storyteller. www.tomtomallen.com
Lori Gemmell is the Principal Harpist with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony and plays often with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. She has two recordings of solo harp music, two duo recordings and also recorded with Feist. www.lorigemmell.com
Patricia O’Callaghan is a recording and performing artist with five solo CDs, several collaborations and a Christmas album. She tours her shows, and as a guest artist around North America, Europe, and Australia. www.patricia-ocallaghan.com
Bryce Kulak began performing professionally at 11. He is an actor, singer, pianist and composer. His albums Welcome, Tin Can Telephone, and The Man That Got Away are on iTunes. www.brycekulak.com
Derek Boyes is a director, actor in Toronto, where he has performed in over 40 productions including many years as a Resident Artist with Soulpepper Theatre. He has also performed with the Stratford and Shaw festivals and Toronto Masque Theatre.