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Emily Tate Daniel
(She/Her) In the 2023 - 2024 season, Emily will sing the role of Luisa in Luisa Miller with Verismo Opera. Previous credits include Alice Ford (cover) in Falstaff with Opera San José, Floria Tosca (cover) in Tosca with Livermore Valley Opera, and Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte at Asheville Lyric Opera. Emily has been a Fellow/Young Artist at programs such as the 3340 Recital Series Somatic Song Institute, Operafest Sewanee, CoOPERAtive, and Asheville Lyric Opera. 
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Emily Tate Daniel

Soprano Emily Tate Daniel is a recent graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where she was a grateful recipient of the Iphigenia Wise Ochs Scholarship and a Professional Development Grant. At SFCM, Emily participated in masterclasses with Michael Fabiano, Gerald Martin Moore, and Martin Katz. In March 2022, Emily performed the role of Tito in an innovative new production of La clemenza di Tito directed by James Darrah and Raviv Ullman.

In the 2023 - 2024 season, Emily sings the role of Luisa in Luisa Miller with Verismo Opera. In the 2022 – 2023 season, Emily was a Fellow with the 3340 Recital Series Somatic Song Institute in Laguna Beach. She also collaborated with pianist Timothy Krippner to premiere Marie Herrington’s piece “To the River” at the Sparks and Wiry Cries NYC songSLAM. In February 2023, Emily covered Alice Ford in Falstaff with Opera San José. In March 2023, Emily covered Floria Tosca in Tosca with Livermore Valley Opera.

In Summer 2021, Emily was seen in a number of performances at Operafest Sewanee as part of the Sewanee Summer Music Festival. Highlights from Operafest include performing selections from Strauss' Four Last Songs and Amy Beach's Two Songs, Op.100 during the Faculty Artist Series concerts. Operafest concluded with Much Ado About Opera: Shakespeare Opera Scenes, in which Emily performed the role of Lady Macbeth in a scene from Verdi's Macbeth.

Emily has also been a Voice Fellow at CoOPERAtive and Sewanee Winterfest Opera Intensive. Emily was a Young Artist with Asheville Lyric Opera, where she later made her professional debut as Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte. She also covered Micaëla in Bizet's Carmen with Long Island Opera.

Emily is an alumnus of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where she graduated with a Master’s degree in Voice Pedagogy and Performance under the tutelage of Dr. Steven Rainbolt. During her time at Peabody, Emily was seen as the Mother in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel with Peabody Opera Outreach, Aunt Norris (cover) in the U.S. premiere of Jonathan Dove’s Mansfield Park, Greta Fiorentino in Street Scene at the Modell Lyric Opera House, and Fiordiligi (cover) in Così fan tutte. Emily also appeared as Female Soloist #5 in the world premiere of Stinney by Frances Pollock and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with Brooklyn Summer Opera Institute.

Active in competition, Emily was a semi-finalist in the Orpheus Vocal Competition, the Premiere Opera Foundation Competition, and the Frank Huntington Beebe Fund for Musicians; a finalist in the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra Hennings-Fischer Young Artist Competition and the Progressive Musicians Online Classics Competition; a Qualifying Winner in the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition; and a winner in the Dorothy Lincoln-Smith Voice Awards.

Emily resides in San Francisco with her husband and two dogs.





Livermore, CA

Tosca (cover)

2023 - 2023
I covered the role of Floria Tosca and sang in the chorus.

Opera San José

2023 - 2023
San José, CA

Alice Ford (cover), Falstaff

2023 - 2023
San Francisco, CA

Tito, La clemenza di Tito

2022 - 2022
Sewanee, Tennessee

Operafest Voice Fellow

2021 - 2021
Asheville, NC

Erste Dame, Die Zauberflöte

2016 - 2016

Apprentice Artist

2015 - 2015
Rockville Centre, NY, USA

Micaëla (cover), Carmen

2016 - 2016


Professional Role

Teaching Artist



Classical Music