She has received critical acclaim from international papers such as The New York Times, the San Diego Union Tribune, Oltner Tagblatt of Olten, Switzerland and the Press Enterprise of the Inland Empire for her performances in both standard and contemporary repertoire. Her performance of Seven Songs from the Unknown Kurt Weill was described by the San Diego Union Tribune as “marvelously edgy” and “showed delicious physicality and intelligent restraint”. Publications include an article entitled “Confluences of Vocal Techniques in Koji Nakano’s Time Song II” as part of the book Music of Japan Today for Cambridge Scholar Press.
Ms. Fraser can be heard in the role of Lisinga on the premiere recording of Manuel del Pópulo Vicente Garcia’s opera Le Cinesi for Harmonicorde Recordings and on the new release Lotusblume for the Viennese independent label, ein Klang records. Other feature recordings include Webern’s Opus 18 on the University of California San Diego Sound Check series.
She holds a Doctorate in Contemporary Music Performance from University of California, San Diego, Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Toronto.
She is currently an Associate Professor of Music at California State University, San Bernardino where she is the Director of Opera Theatre.