Dana and Bruce met in 2010 while performing in Bob Egan’s Variety Showcase at the Stockton Inn, NJ. They immediately appreciated each other’s talents, selected some material, and soon after formed the acoustic duo Dana and Bruce. Since then, they have performed together in restaurants, country clubs, fundraisers and other events in Pennsylvania’s Montgomery and Bucks County, as well as in the Philadelphia, New Jersey and New England area.
Dana Fraser obtained her associate’s degree in music from Bucks County Community College in 2017. She started studying voice privately at 11 years old. At 13 she was accepted into Temple University’s Gifted Children’s program. In their touring and concert choirs she performed in The San Diego Opera House, The Academy of Music, The Kimmel Center and in Puerto Rico. Dana was awarded by The Modeling Association of America Competition at the Woldorf Astoria of New York City for Talent, Musical Theatre, and Acting. She completed advanced classes in John Robert Powers Modeling and Acting Agency and student taught one of their childrens classes. Dana studied acting and musical theatre at Walnut Street Thestre. She’s played the roles of Sandy in Grease and Joanna in Sweeney Todd. She was awarded for her vocal performance of “O Mio Babbino Caro” by The Tri-county Concerts Association. Dana has sung in weddings, private events and continues to study voice with Susan Kloss.
Bruce McFarland began singing and playing guitar at about age 7. By age 15, Bruce was appearing regularly on a daily television program on Philadelphia’s WPVI-TV6. Since then, Bruce has performed on several television and radio shows and is the singer or guitarist on commercial jingles and television themes. Bruce was the voice of WPVI’s program, “PrimeTime” and has sung and or played guitar on jingles for Korman Suites, Ingersoll-Rand, DuPont Co., The Philadelphia Phillies, Sportsman’s Center, Hecktown Daries, and many, many others.
Bruce McFarland is an active session player and singer, and has recorded with several important musicians, including Eric Bazilian, Dave Batti, Larry Davis, Jimmy Young, and played acoustic guitar on the top-40 hit record, “Zoom” by Fat Larry’s Band. Bruce has recorded for producers Tom Sellers, Lou deLise, and Nick Martinelli.