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TEDxWaterloo - Peter Katz - 2 Songs From The Heart

Singer/songwriter Peter Katz is a remarkable recording artist who is connecting Canadian contemporary folk music to a new, highly appreciative international audience. Accolades are piling up for this young troubadour, as he was named winner of the CBC Galaxie Rising Star Award, grand prizewinner of Toronto's IndieWeek, and nominated as the Emerging Artist of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards. His warm voice and poignant lyrics stay with the listener, opening hearts and minds to new ways of seeing the world.Peter performed at TEDxWaterloo 2012: DIS CONNECTED in between his extensive touring of North America and Europe, playing songs from "First of the Last to Know", the album that debuted #1 on iTunes singer/songwriter charts and previewing his soon-to-be-released fifth album, Still Mind Still. Critics have dubbed Katz, "One of our most promising songwriters of our time."Peter's website: the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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