Daniel Klein

Daniel K.

New York, NY

About Daniel K.

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Daniel teaches: Ages 9 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: January 2003
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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!


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 Spoken


Limited Proficiency


Professional Proficiency


Professional Proficiency



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


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


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.

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2 Reviews on Daniel K.

Ling L. Mar 28, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
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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