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The 5-song debut EP, entitled Family Name, is 5 tracks of stirring content that bring the listener to a place of vulnerability and hope through the exploration of complex relationship dynamics. This body of work has been well worth the wait, with What Do I Know being nominated for Song of the Year for the 2023 Ontario Folk Music Awards. Check out Family Name now.


Biography ☀️

Recognized by David Foster as a world-class, up-and-coming talent, Emily Schultz has injected herself into the Canadian music scene with force and grace. A FACTOR-funded artist with over 200 live performances under her belt in the last year, Emily’s powerful artistry, dynamic voice and honest stage presence has led her to selling out several co-headlined shows (The Great Hall, Rivoli), becoming a seasoned festival performer (Hops & Harvest Festival, Kensington Jazz Festival) and landing herself a monthly residency at Toronto Staple, The Rex Jazz & Blues Bar. Recently recognized for her mastery and and universality as a songwriter, Emily's long-awaited song What Do I Know earned a nomination for Song of the Year for 2023's Ontario Folk Music Awards. In the last year, her collaboration with Jordan Hart (Little Drummer Boy) receiving 150,000+ streams in just one month with other cowriting credits across DSPs summing up to 2million+ streams and counting. Featured on eTalk, Much Music and Breakfast TV, Emily’s raw onstage energy has been featured at JUNOfest and multiple times at Canadian Music Week with Folk Music Ontario soon to be added to the list. Additionally, Emily is the co-founder of ‘Giving Tree Art Collective,’ an artist collective that has teamed up with companies like 1 Hotel Toronto and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada to produce events, music programs and community outreach while sourcing Canadian artists for performance opportunities. She is also involved in the non-profit Honey Jam, appointed for musical direction and as a repeated ambassador at events globally for this program that gives young women performance and industry opportunities. Using all of her skills towards connection, art and community, Emily has cemented herself as a huge up-and-coming talent in the Canadian music scene to be watched not only for her artistry, but her passionate action towards giving back to community. Emily's long awaited debut EP 'Family Name' is available across streaming platforms, soon to be followed this fall by her most requested song, Away Away. 

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EPK: Reviews

FMO Nominees

Toronto Creative Podcast


Buzz Slayers Blog

The Good News Podcast with Jamie Holtom

Influence Podcast

Ellipses Thinking with Greg Dowler-Coltman

Lina's Music Radar


Vibin' with Ashley Live

Play in the Parks

Breakfast TV Toronto


Performance Highlights

The Wise Hall

Vancouver, BC

Hops & Harvest Festival

Halton, ON

Kensington Jazz Festival

Toronto, ON


Aurora, ON

Ravenwood Festival

Sherwood Park, AB

Unplugged North @ The El Mocambo

Toronto, ON

Edmonton Folk Music Festival

Edmonton, AB

Blue Skies Festival 

Ottawa, ON

The Great Hall

Toronto, ON

Victoria Guitar Show

Victoria, BC

EPK: Past Events


Want to learn more about Emily Schultz, her music and her next performance? Don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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