Professor Daun Weiss
Daun Weiss holds a B.S. in Music Education from Western Baptist College and an M.Mus. in Vocal Performance from the University of Oregon . She teaches singing lessons at Simpson University in Redding and at California State University, Chico. In the past she has taught on the faculties of Western Baptist College, Salem , Oregon and the University of Oregon in Eugene . She is currently the president of the Sierra North Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
A frequent regional soloist and a founding member of the Chico Early Music Ensemble, Daun specializes in Baroque music. She is a featured soloist at Chico's Bach Festival each Spring. She has performed the role of the Queens in Handel's Solomon and of Rodisette in Telemann's The Patience of Socrates. Daun also enjoys work as an oratorio soloist, having recently sung Orff's Carmina Burana, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, and Mozart's Requiem. Daun has performed with the North State Symphony, the Sacramento Early Music Consort and with the Sacramento Baroque Soloists. She has just returned from the bay area where she sang the role of the Angel in Stradella's L'Anime del Purgatorio with the California Bach Society.