Although influenced by the likes of Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Eagles, The Rolling Stones, and many other strong writers, Peter has crafted his own unique expression of writing about life and love.
He has used his experience performing in alt country, and rock bands to hone his skills as a solo artist and crowd pleaser as he tours across Canada and into the U.S. playing folk clubs, coffee houses, house concerts and festivals.
In 2005, Peter won the Best Folk Artist Award in the TIMA (Toronto Independent Music Awards).
In 2003, he was awarded a runner up position (folk category) in the North American John Lennon Songwriting Contest for his song "North Ontario" now released on his 3rd CD entitled 'Sometimes A Journey'. Songs "Blue As I Can Get"and "The Healing Rain" from "Sometimes A Journey" have also been recognized in several song contests including "Billboard" and "The Great American Song Contest" (top 50 Honor Award).
Several cuts from "High Flyer" have received radio air play on CBC (national radio) as well as folk and college stations across Canada. 10 of the 11 songs from "Sometimes A Journey" are now receiving airplay on U.S. and Canadian folk, college and NPR stations. Songs have also been accepted on Mookizoo Radio, FTM Podcast Network, 104.7 FM Radio LA.
Catch Peter at work (and play) on a stage near you.