A native Memphian, Daniel most recently sang at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall with the New York City Lyric Opera's production of Romeo and Juliet. He is a graduate of The Eastman School of Music, where he won the prestigious "Lotte Lenya Competition", which led him to tour Japan and Taiwan as the only male soloist singing in every major opera house in those countries. He has recorded for Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Sony, Nike, Disney, KFC, Patron Tequila, as well as several independent musicals. He has been singing and acting professionally in NYC for the past 9 years. His NYC, national tours, and regional theatre credits include, Les Miserables, Camelot, Carousel, Pirates of Penzance, The Full Monty, Beauty and the Beast, Titanic, Jekyll and Hyde, Patent Leather shoes, Asylum, etc... His television work has included Gossip Girl, Law and Order Criminal Intent, 30 Rock, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Onion Sports Network, and Absolutely Fabulous. He has been trained in opera, music theatre, pop, rock, and R&B. Daniel is a two time Grand Award winner of the Mid-South Fair, a regional Metropolitan Opera competition winner, and he continues to sing around the Mid-South area.
Diana is a graduate of Bowling Green State University. She has also received a level 1 certification in Orff Music from the University of Memphis. Currently, Diana is a Music Teacher with Memphis City Schools. She is also a member of the Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale, a semi-professional chorus that performs with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra semi-annually. Diana has studied vocal training under the instruction of Ken Howard and was previously a member of the House of Talent Vocal Training Team in 2009-2010. We are thrilled she has returned to share her enthusiasm for music with our students.