Fawn Fritzen

Fawn Fritzen

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Fawn Fritzen is a singer, songwriter,pianist, accompanist, and vaudevillian. She makes her home in the historic city of Whitehorse, Yukon. Her debut album, Bedroom Voice,was released in March 2013. Fawn is the leading lady for the Frantic Follies, vaudeville show. She sings in The Big Band, serves in the mentorship program of Yukon Women in Music (YWIM), parents her two young girls, and cooks gourmet gluten-free meals for her family. 

Oh Ya, Fawn has also written a few stories for us at What's Up Yukon!


Issue: 2018-02-07, PHOTO: courtesy of Charmaine Cheung

The Chinese New Year is the celebration of the Lunar New Year and considered the beginning of spring. Due to the Chinese calendar’s reliance on the lunisolar cycle, which is based on the exact astronomical observations of the sun's longitude and... more

Feb 7, 2018 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Jeffrey Care

When Fawn Fritzen's new CD, Pairings, debuts at the Old Fire Hall on Saturday, it won't be your typical Whitehorse album launch. For one thing, many of those in attendance already have a connection to the project as contributors to Fritzen's... more

Apr 28, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: Jeffery Care

Whitehorse jazz singer and songwriter Fawn Fritzen recently returned from Toronto and is ready to get back to business. While in Toronto, Fritzen participated in Coalition Music's ten-week Artist Entrepreneur program, learning more about business... more

Jan 14, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Music 1 Comments


Issue: 2015-05-21 PHOTO: Tony Gonda

Fawn Fritzen joined the Big Band in 2008 and took over as its vocalist from Rebekah Bell in 2013, when the latter left the territory. Yet despite seven years in the outfit, Fritzen is keenly aware that she is a newcomer in the grand scheme of things. more

May 21, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Music

Why settle for karaoke night in a bar when you can parade your singing talent at the Yukon Arts Centre? "I think people miss singing in their lives, or miss music in their lives," claims Whitehorse composer and filmmaker Daniel Janke. "It can just more

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Music

Young or old, you can see it in the dancers' eyes – the mood is one of romance. It is one of the finest date opportunities in the Yukon — the annual Dessert and Dance, hosted by the All-City Band Society. more

Feb 6, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Music

Fawn Fritzen's first album, Bedroom Voice, demonstrates what can happen when a talented artist meets an engaging producer. It's what happened with The Beatles and George Martin, Talking Heads and Brian Eno, or brigs and Jordy Walker. more

Mar 7, 2013 12:00 AM Yukon Music

Founded in 1998, the YWIM collective brings together female singer-songwriters who pool their talent and resources for concerts and recording opportunities. To date, it has released a live album, a sampler of pre-recorded tracks and a more cohesive more

Feb 21, 2013 12:00 AM Yukon Music

Already getting tired of the long, cold winter? Well, a local quartet plans to present you with a perfect cure—they want to get rid of your winter blues by adding some of their own. more

Dec 20, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Music

Storytelling has always been an integral part of Yukon history and tradition, in all its forms and mediums. That's why this year, the non-profit Yukon Women in Music (YWIM) chose to make it the theme of their fourth and latest compilation album, "Son more

Dec 6, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Music

For Fawn Fritzen, the idea was born two years ago, the first time she sang with music maven Grant Simpson. "We chatted a bit during the break and he mentioned that he'd been thinking of doing this Cole Porter show for dinner theatre or something. more

Apr 26, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Music

Genticorum, a traditional band from Québec, will perform on November 2 in the community hall at the Centre de la francophonie on Strickland Street. more

Oct 27, 2011 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

Who's in for soaking up an afternoon of heartfelt acoustic and strong songwriting in a peaceful environment, while the snow outside drifts ever deeper? more

Dec 16, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Music

Yukon Women in Music (YWIM), in collaboration with the cultural sector of Association franco-yukonnaise, have organized a Café-rencontre -- the traditional Friday dinner with the Francophone community -- followed by a show featuring female Yukon musi more

Sep 23, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

"The Garden Party is a unique atmosphere because it's held at the Stehelin Ranch," Kate Weekes, a YWIM member, explains. "It's a beautiful location and privately owned by one of our members, Eva Stehelin. It gives us the freedom to create an event al more

Jul 4, 2008 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2018-01-31, PHOTO: Kim Friedenberg

No tradition is sweeter than the All-City Band’s annual fundraising Dessert & Dance. Now in its 18th year, the event is held every February on the Saturday before Valentine’s Day to raise money for band trips out of the territory... more

Jan 31, 2018 12:00 AM Yukon Music

Confessions Of a Chanteuse

Photo by Bruce Barrett

Last fall I got to step into a spotlight I’d been dreaming of for years. After six years behind the keyboard at the back of The Big Band, I am now out front as the singer. more

May 8, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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John Trotter was supposed to be a lawyer. Becoming the musical director for Wheaton College in Chicago wasn’t part of the plan. “Music was my first love, but it never occurred to me for a moment that I would be a musician,” he says. more

Apr 10, 2014 2:11 PM Yukon Music