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Peter Prince


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Peter Prince is a singer, songwriter, musician and filmmaker based on Salt Spring Island, BC. His interests are diverse, but center on 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. Down-to-earth stories and honest emotion are standards of his craft. From poetic reflections to foot-stomping folk, his songs explore themes of humanity, community, spirit, nature, loss, love and hope. To experience his music, scroll down to ALBUMS. Listen to his 2014 release ~ ISLAND WAY.  

Peter Prince performs Be Excellent.




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Peter Prince – Aqua Magazine Q & A

Prince’s musical journey – words of wisdom and how

Peter Prince at Salt Spring Music & Garlic Festival

Peter Prince performs at the Salt Spring Music & Garlic

Peter Prince & Friends at the Tree House Cafe

An evening of new and vintage tunes, backed-up by musical

Peter Prince ~ Be Excellent ~ Live Performance Music Video

Peter Prince performs solo. Recorded live off the floor.

Peter Prince – Life is Change – Music Video

Peter Prince performs solo with his Martin D18 guitar and

Peter Prince with Doug Cox ~ Island Way CD Launch Concert

In an evening of island inspired acoustic roots 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. 

  • 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)

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. 

  • 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)


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.


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


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