Global Roots Music
Canadian Singer Songwriter
West Coast Folk Artist
Music that Moves Body & Soul

ABOUT PETER

Peter Prince

ARTIST

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Peter Prince is a singer, songwriter, musician and filmmaker based on Salt Spring Island, BC. His interests are diverse, but grow out of his appreciation for the people and the unique landscapes of Canada’s west coast. The breadth of his work is truly remarkable as he has composed soundtracks for Film and TV, produced and directed documentary films, and continues to discover new means of using media to communicate. Peter is a down-to-earth storyteller whose works explore themes of humanity, community, family, spirituality, indigenous cultures, nature, honesty, love, death and hope. He writes songs when moved by profound experiences and deep feelings. In turn, his music often affects an emotional response in listeners. Fans tell Peter that they find his music healing, relaxing, and that it at times moves them to tears. Stay tuned for his new record, ISLAND WAY, coming soon in 2014. 

Peter Prince, performs live on the beach at Burgoyne Bay.
Singer
Songwriter
Storyteller
Poet

ALBUMS

Whispering Rain Album Released 1998
Light Dance Album released 2002
Sea Of Dreams Album Released 1987
Pacific Day Album Released 2010

NEWS & EVENTS

Album Updates

ISLAND WAY ~ Peter Prince’s new record reflects on life by the Salish Sea.  Owls hoot in the

Welcome to my New Site

I’m excited to bring you all the latest news, events and be able to share my photos and videos

BACKGROUND AND PAST PROJECTS

MUSIC

Peter’s music is a fusion of contemporary Folk and World Music that creates a distinctive blend of acoustic roots and global grooves. With his rich resonant voice, Peter delivers artfully wrought lyrics in a masterful style that stays true to his folk origins. An artist renowned for the compelling stories in his songs, the music of Peter Prince takes the listener on a journey. Even more memorable are those occasions when Peter performs with his talented backing band; the passionate delivery of their live shows brings an entirely new dimension to his music. 

DISCOGRAPHY
  • Pacific Day (2010)
  • Roaring from the Soul of a Lion (1993)
  • Sea of Dreams (1987)
  • Light Dance (2002)
  • Whispering Rain (1998)
FILM & TELEVISION

A graduate of Ryerson University with a Bachelor of Technology in Motion Picture Arts, Peter has worked as a producer, director, cinematographer and editor for three decades. His projects have been broadcast nationally and internationally in over 60 countries. His clients have included NFB, National Geographic, CTV, CBC, Global, Fox, Bravo, various government agencies, historical, social service and conservation NGOs.             Click to browse his - Salt Spring Island Video Channel - where he focuses his lens on local history, ecology, agriculture, politics, events and remarkable Salt Spring artists. In addition to his work on the projects of others, Peter has also produced his own documentary films to critical acclaim. 

SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY
  • Salt Spring Island Discovery (2007) 
  • ReDiscovery: The Eagle’s Gift (1984) 
  • Rainbow Way (1999) 
  • Ah The Money The Money (2001) 
  • The All Sooke Day Story (1986) 
  • Rafting the Taku River (2002) 
  • Over the Himalayas (2005)

PRESS & REVIEWS

Peter Prince’s latest release, PACIFIC DAY, is guaranteed to enrich and enlighten even the greyest of west coast days.

BC Musician

A compassionate voice, making music that matters.

Common Ground

Wonderful lyrics and soulful arrangements.

CBC

The multi-talented musician and filmmaker from Saltspring Island is a prolific songwriter inspired by the natural beauty and culture of our West Coast.

Qualicum Beach News

Inspirational. Motivational. Peter Prince’s songs and stories transported us around the world.

Victoria Folk Music Society

Peter Prince – a loveable songster of 21st century Canadian Folk.

NPR

CONTACT PETER

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