Jennifer Weiss is a Los Angeles-based singer and conductor who is passionate about new music, choral singing, opera, musical theatre, and expanding access to music education for all students.
Jennifer Weiss relocated to Los Angeles from the New York area in 2014. Praised for her “silvery voice,” “ebullient versatility,” and “expressive and contemplative” musicality, Jennifer’s work spans choral works, opera, musical theatre, new music, and session singing. Opera roles include Olympia (Tales of Hoffman), Blondchen (Abduction from the Seraglio), Sophie (Werther), Zerlina (Don Giovanni) and Casilda (The Gondoliers). Musical theatre credits include K.C. Downing (My Favorite Year), Hodel (Fiddler on the Roof), and Gertrude McFuzz (Seussical). Jennifer’s extensive choral and concert work includes performances under conductors Gustavo Dudamel, Daniel Barenboim, and Yannick Nézet-Séguin.
Jennifer completed a B.A. in Theatre (musical theatre) and Linguistics, with a minor in Music Composition and Theory, at the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a dual M.M. in Voice Performance and Voice Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College.
In addition to singing, Jennifer has a passion for choral conducting and music education. Jennifer is on the faculty at Citrus College, Pasadena Conservatory of Music, and California School of the Arts. Jennifer maintains a private voice studio for young people and adults in Los Angeles.
In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys running, yoga, hiking, exploring real estate, and sampling Mexican restaurants in L.A. She is an admitted news junkie who follows politics and current events way too closely.