Posted on May 13, 2015
Fraser Walters is a former member of the Grammy Award-winning 12-man a cappella vocal ensemble CHANTICLEER. Highlights include performances on leading international concert stages in Vienna, Amsterdam, Taipei, Tokyo, New York City and Los Angeles as well as regular broadcasts on NPR and CBC Radio. He is a featured soloist on their internationally released album entitled SOUND IN SPIRIT, recorded at Skywalker Ranch in California on the Warner Label.
Fraser began his professional career as a boy soprano soloist with the Vancouver, Edmonton and Seattle Opera Companies with roles including Miles in Benjamin Britten’s THE TURN OF THE SCREW. At the age of 16, he performed the role of Jesus in Lloyd-Webber's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at the Queensland Performing Arts Complex in Brisbane, Australia.
Fraser holds a bachelors degree in Voice Performance from the University of British Columbia and has done extensive stage and concert work, including a World-Premiere theatre piece entitled HILDEGARD: A MEASURE OF JOY with acclaimed director Francesca Zambello in San Francisco and a tour of the Czech Republic singing Tamino in Mozart's MAGIC FLUTE.
A Varsity soccer player, Fraser was also a member of the Canadian National Track & Field team at the Pan-American Jr. Games. Other talents include playing piano and guitar; one of his compositions can be heard on the T.V show Edgemont on CBC in Canada and FOX family in the U.S.