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Lyric Coloratura Soprano, Tracy Fehr has held numerous performances in Canada, Central America, North Africa and the UK, performing with orchestras and chamber ensembles, and as a solo recitalist. In Canada and abroad, she presents workshops, clinics and adjudication, and has been featured on many radio and TV stations.  She is known for her vocal agility, clarity of tone, soaring high notes and sensitive interpretations.

Tracy specializes in Early Music, Medieval to Baroque, performing works by Handel, Mozart, Vivaldi, Pergolesi, Leonarda and Hildegarde von Bingen. She creates well-crafted concerts choosing repertoire specifically geared to each audience, featuring Oratorio and Opera, Art Songs, and 20th Century music. She has presented thematic concerts in Canada and abroad, including Monteverdi to Mozart; Lullabies, Liturgy and Lament: Women of the Song; Mozart and More Chamber Music Series; Women in Poetry and Song; Baroque Arias; Stories from Africa: A Soprano’s Tale; and A Medieval & Berber Fusion: European Medieval & Traditional Berber Music at the Centre for Arab and Mediterranean Music, Tunisia.

Tracy’s fascination with Medieval music and costumes for feasts, festivals, ‘faires’ and concerts lead to the creation of Medieval Fehr and she promotes and educates audiences in Early Music together with Seraphim Vocal Ensemble and instrumentalists costumed and playing period instruments.

Tracy has been featured on HGTV’s Makeover Wish: Something to Sing About; Premier Christian Radio in London, England; Cross Rhythms Radio in Cheshire, UK; CHBC; Shaw TV; CBC radio; Giant FM, Penticton; Okanagan Life Magazine, Who Among Us; UBC Okanagan Minds and Music Series, and Tunis She has performed as concert recitalist in Community Concerts Series across British Columbia, with Early Music Okanagan and the Vernon Proms, and as a soprano soloist with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Fraser Valley Symphony and the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra.  

Tracy presents concerts in North America, the UK and North Africa with A Song for Hope/Chansons L’Espoir concert series including performances at the British Embassy, Palais Ennejma Ezzahra, Sfax Municipal Theatre, and at universities, community halls, schools, churches and theatres.

In 2008, Tracy and ACT Development (, an organization that works with people at risk in Tunisia, began a livelihood project to assist single mothers and disadvantaged women. Through donations and monthly sponsorships, this non-profit organization helps unwed mothers and marginalized women receive training and funds to set up small home-based businesses. Tracy’s A Song for Hope/Chansons L’Espoir tours raise funds and awareness for the livelihood project through concerts, masterclasses, and radio and media interviews.

As an experienced vocal instructor at her private studios in Penticton and Summerland, Tracy focuses on the holistic approach to singing: healthy vocal production, understanding the support mechanism, the emotional elements of singing, and individual direction and goals for singers, using the Royal Conservatory of Music and supplemented curriculum.

Tracy’s “Voices in Song” concert series gives a performing platform to amateur singers while raising funds for projects in third world countries. Past projects have seen funds donated to the Caia Connection’s project for HIV/AIDS orphans in the Caia District of Mozambique, Watoto Child Care Ministries, the Asia Emergency Fund set up by the Mennonite Central Committee, the Penticton and Area Women’s Centre, as well as several fundraisers for local Habitat for Humanity projects. On a humanitarian trip to Guazacapan, Guatemala in March, 2008, Tracy was involved in musical projects with the Casa Esperanza (safe home for abandoned and neglected children).

Tracy’s solo CD, Over My Head, a fusion of Classical, Jazz and Middle-Eastern Influences was released in November, 2008. Over My Head was nominated for several awards including the Gospel Music Association of Canada’s Covenant Award for Classical/Traditional Album of the Year, Classical/Traditional Song of the Year, and for the BC Interior Music Awards!

Tracy was awarded a Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International ‘Unsung Citizen Award’, Penticton, 2017. She received the Rotary Vocational Award, 2010, at the Summerland Community Excellence Awards Gala event. On March 5th, 2011 Tracy received an Arts Award at the Sowins 6th annual Women Front & Centre Awards Dinner and Gala in Penticton, BC. With this award came a beautiful original piece of artwork by Laila Campbell.

Tracy holds a Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance from the University of Alberta, with distinction,  and an A.R.C.T. in Singing, Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto. She was an Artist in Residence at Regent College, Vancouver in 2019, and is a member of the BC Registered Music Teachers’ Association.

Medieval Fehr… Tracy’s passion for Medieval music and costumes for feasts, festivals, ‘faires’ and concerts lead to the creation of Medieval Fehr as a Medieval and Fantasy weddings & events designer – music, costumes & gowns, location set designs! 

Medieval Fehr by Sigurdsdatter is a Medieval clothing line created by Sigurdsdatter featuring leather corset belts, vests and long dusters, cloaks, chemises, kirtles, viking wear, Medieval wedding attire and Renaissance fantasy! The Story… From three generations of Sigurds and with Tracy’s viking and celtic roots, ‘Sigurdsdatter’ was born.