Originally from Perth, Scotland, Composer and Saxophonist Fraser Campbell has been based in Brooklyn, NY for the past 7 years. A graduate of Berklee College of Music (BM) and William Paterson University (MM), he has written original music and performed with Glowalker, Can you hear us next door?, Secret Architecture (co-leader), Whirligig (leader), Morricone Youth and Feshiebridge Orchestra. His music has been performed at BAM, Le Poisson Rouge, Place des Arts (Montreal - as part of Festival Quartiers Danses), MassMOCA and New York Live Arts among others.
He has written arrangements for Nona, Rilan and the Bombadiers, Robert Charlebois, Terence Nance, Danielle Brooks, Machinegum, Delphi Strings, Drowners and Office Romance as well as being the composer in residence for the Diorama: Poetry/Shape/Sound poetry salon. He scored Jenny Catherall's short documentary 'Big Party On The Otherside'.
Fraser has written cues for various tv shows, branded content and libraries including The Guardian, Amazon, Samsung, Vice, Viceland, MTV, E! among others. He also performs with Paradigm Refrain, Alter View, Orphan Planet and various other groups around NYC. He is also an in demand educator, teaching woodwinds, piano, music theory and ear training around NYC.
His 'Curio' series of albums feature his compositions and arrangements as well as performances on woodwinds and piano. Curio I, for solo piano, was released in June 2018 while Curio II was released in August 2019.
His 'Haar' series of albums began as a quarantine project during the 2020 pandemic. They feature solo instruments interplaying with themselves in an expansive environment. The first Haar album, for solo clarinet, was released in June 2020 with two more to follow later in the year.