Piano & Voice Instructor
Praised for her “silvery voice” and “expressive and contemplative” musicality, soprano Jennifer Weiss recently relocated to Los Angeles from New York. Jennifer’s work spans new music, opera, choral works, musical theater, and singing for television and film.
Most recently, Jennifer performed in the experimental work Nimbus with the LA Philharmonic, in the new opera Hopscotch with The Industry, and in the west coast premiere of The Christians at the Mark Taper Forum (L.A. Music Center).
Traditional opera roles include Olympia (Tales of Hoffman), Sophie (Werther), Blondchen (Abduction from the Seraglio), and Casilda (Gondoliers). Musical theater credits include K.C. Downing (My Favorite Year) and Hodel/Chava (Fiddler on the Roof). Choral work includes performances under conductors Gustavo Dudamel, Daniel Barenboim, and Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Jennifer currently has a role in the musical web series Insult to Injury.
Jennifer completed a B.A. in Theatre and Linguistics, with a minor in Music Composition and Theory, at the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a dual Master of Music degree in Voice Performance and Voice Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College.
In addition to performing, Jennifer has a passion for teaching. In Los Angeles, she maintains a private voice and piano studio for young people and adults, and also teaches with music nonprofit organizations that serve low-income students.