When Fawn entered kindergarten in Thunder Bay, Ontario, she barely spoke a word of English.
The next year started French Immersion. She has since lived and performed all over the country,
including all three of Canada’s northern territories. She embodies Canada’s diversity with her
mixed cultural roots of Chinese, French, and German, singing in her three ancestral languages as
well as English.
Raised on folk, classical, and musical theatre, Fawn was a latecomer to jazz, but the bug bit her
hard, and she quickly garnered accolades. Tim Tamashiro (former host of CBC Radio's national jazz
program Tonic) named Fawn “one of Canada’s top swingers”