Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, soprano Victoria Fraser studied music at Smith College, graduating Phi Beta Kappa with High Departmental Honors. Her Master’s in Vocal Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music is complimented by a Master’s in Sacred Music from University of Notre Dame where she studied with Kiera Duffy.
A specialist in music from the middle ages through the late Baroque era, Victoria has performed as a soloist and chorister in Europe and North America, notably with: Il Coro del Duomo in Florence, Italy; the Vocal ensemble Frankfurt Dom, in Frankfurt, Germany; Vox Humana in Dallas, Texas; Grammy-nominated True Concord in Tucson, Arizona; the Berwick Chamber Chorus at the Oregon Bach Festival; American Bach Soloists Academy in San Francisco; and the Bachkantaten-Akademie in Thuringia, Germany. She has sung under the direction of Masaaki Suzuki, Helmut Rilling, Matthew Halls, Craig Hella Johnson, Jeffrey Thomas and Kathy Romey.
Victoria will appear as a featured soloist on 10-time Grammy winning Jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval’s upcoming album, to be released this Christmas. As a personal passion, Victoria has recently produced and starred in numerous interdisciplinary arts projects, including Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater with Jessica Lang Dance, and Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri. Victoria will soon move to Ireland to study Gregorian Chant with scholars from Cambridge and the Sorbonne. A certified PADI Dive Master, Victoria is also passionate about her many outdoor hobbies: rock climbing, downhill skiing, mountain biking, and hiking with her standard poodle, Diva.