Thirty-nine year-old Matt Masters Burgener is an award-winning artist and country music singer raised in Calgary. Matt and his wife, Amanda, have two young children and run a successful music business.
Growing up in a politically active household (Matt’s mom, Jocelyn Burgener, was MLA for Calgary Currie from 1993 to 2001), Matt has always been politically engaged. He was inspired to action by the NDP victory in the recent provincial election and is seeking the NDP nomination for the federal election in Calgary Heritage.
Matt is an incredible communicator who has performed all across Canada and around the world. He is bilingual, a 10-year member of the American Federation of Musicians, Local 547, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #1 and works as a consultant for the City of Calgary, Arts and Culture Division.