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About Peter

The versatile, intrepid Canadian artist Peter Prince, is based on Salt Spring Island, BC. He has taken his musician’s soul and filmmaker’s eye from the Haida Gwaii to the Himalayas, but his heart is rooted in the Salish Sea’s natural beauty and culture. The breadth of his work is remarkable as he has produced and directed documentary films, music videos, and composed soundtracks for Film and television. His award-winning films have aired on networks in over 60 countries.

In 2018, he launched, BHUTAN – THE KIND KINGDOM. The 55 minute documentary gives voice to the “heavenly bird” of the Himalayas, the Black Necked Crane, and explores the vibrant cultural traditions and enlightened conservation initiatives of this enchanting Buddhist nation. Please scroll down to watch BHUTAN movie trailers.

Peter Prince’s music explores themes of love, loss, hope, nature, humanity and community. Scroll down to ALBUMS and sample his new instrumental release, CHASING RAINBOWS. Check out, ISLAND WAY, his latest album of songs. Down-to-earth stories and honest emotion are standards of his craft as he continues to discover new means of using media to communicate.

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Jul2020

Peter Prince performs at Tree House Cafe ~ Sunday July 5th ~ 5PM to 8PM

July 4th, 2020|

Join Prince On A Musical Journey. Songs and stories from India, Bali, the Salish Sea and beyond. At Salt Spring Island's Tree House Cafe, this Sunday July 5th, 5:00PM to 8:00PM. To reserve seats call Tree House at: (250) 537-5379. Via Guitar and Piano, enjoy originals from his forthcoming album. [...]

Jan2020

BHUTAN film screens in Bali

January 21st, 2020|

Join us at PARADISO CINEMA in Ubud, for film and concert –– in the service of saving Cranes CLICK HERE TO VIEW ENTIRE POSTER FOR MORE DETAILS

Sep2018

BHUTAN – The Kind Kingdom

September 17th, 2018|

Watch BHUTAN - THE KIND KINGDOM movie trailers... below. Standing room only on Salt Spring Island, at the June 13th preview celebrating the completion of, BHUTAN - The Kind Kingdom. Our modest documentary captured people's imagination. By popular demand, we added a 2nd screening on July 4th – once again a full [...]

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BACKGROUND & 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.

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 and various NGOs.             Click to browse his – Salt Spring Island Video Channel – where he focuses his lens on local people and events. The video shorts give insight into Salt Spring history, ecology, agriculture, politics and remarkable artists. In addition to his work on the projects of others, Peter has also produced his own documentary films to critical acclaim.

DISCOGRAPHY

  • Pacific Day (2010)
  • Roaring from the Soul of a Lion (1993)
  • Sea of Dreams (1987)
  • Light Dance (2002)
  • Whispering Rain (1998)
  • Island Way (2014)
  • Chasing Rainbows (2015)

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

Loveable and artful Canadiana.

Possible Music, NPR

CONTACT PETER

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