Daniel Klein

Daniel K.

New York, NY
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About

Daniel delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 9+ and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2003

Daniel K. is available for in-studio (NYC and Long Island Locations), and online lessons! Daniel made his professional singing debut at 10 years old and his professional operatic debut at 19, and has been teaching privately for the last 13 years. Daniel has won many singing competitions, and has appeared on stage on 4 continents (so far) in concerts, opera, musical theater, rock, world music and new music.

Daniel teaches all experience levels from beginner to intermediate to advanced as well as artists that are out there working. Many student who have started with Daniel in High School have gone on to attend of some of the most prestigious schools in the country including The Julliard School, Indiana School of Music, Carnegie Mellon, New England Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music and Peabody. They also have done very well, many attending All-State, All-Eastern, All-National Choruses, and placing in singing competitions.

Daniel is trained in standard singing teaching methods, however he has developed his own method of teaching to help his students rapidly achieve an elite level of singing. His goal as a teacher is specifically designed to help you achieve your goals as an artist and a musician. He has made constant education and growth one of the priorities and continues to study privately and work with some of the worlds finest teachers and coaches.

In additions to Daniel’s teaching and singing careers, is the director of a music festival which produces several shows annually, in that time he has heard literally thousands of auditions. He brings this experience with him when teaching to help his students be as competitive as possible. Daniel received a Bachelors in Music Performance from Carnegie Mellon University, a Masters in Vocal Performance from University of Southern California and attended the Universita per Straineri di Perugia, Italy and Die Neue Schule, Berlin. He has won or been a finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Los Angeles District, The Liederkranz Competitions, Violetta Du Pont Competition, Vienna Kammeroper International Competition, Los Angeles County Artist of the Future and the National Association of the Teachers of Singing Young Artist Competition in Los Angeles and Pittsburgh.

Lessons are scheduled to best fit to the student'€™s schedule when possible. Daniel is a very patient instructor and understands that students learn at a different pace, after all everyone is an individual!

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Education

Masters of Music in Vocal Performance
Sep 1999 - Jul 2001
University of Southern California
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Vocal Performance
Sep 1994 - May 1998
Carnegie Mellon University

Languages

French
Limited Proficiency
German
Professional Proficiency
Italian
Professional Proficiency

Awards

Finalist
Oct 2015
Altamura Caruso International Voice Competition
Finalist - Wagner Division
Feb 2013
Liederkranz Foundation Awards
North American Finalist
May 2008
Vienna Kammeroper Hans Gabor International Singing Competition
Finalist
Mar 2008
Violetta Du Pont Singing Competition
Winner - Opera Division
Feb 2008
Liederkranz Foundation
Winner 1st Place - Young Artists Division
Jun 2002
North American Teachers of Singing Los Angeles District
Encouragement Award
Apr 2002
Metropolitan National Council Auditions - Los Angeles District
Winner 2nd Place
May 2001
Los Angeles County Artist of the Future Competition

Affiliations

American Guild of Musical Artists
Dec 1999

An American labor union that represents 8,000 current and retired opera singers, ballet and other dancers, opera directors, backstage production personnel at opera and dance companies, and figure skaters.

2 Reviews

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Ling L. Mar 28, 2016
Singing · In studio

Daniel has a lot of experience in different languages. He helped me to learn fast in singing a song. Also, he is interesting and knows a lot more about the topic related the real world.

Julia Shugar Mar 11, 2016
Vocal Training · In home

Daniel has been working with my daughter for years and since he came into her life her talent has reached a new level. Daniel is very professional and responsible.

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