Batavia Performing Arts Studio is thrilled to announce the arrival of Danielle Pastin, a highly acclaimed American soprano and voice instructor. Quoted by Opera News as having “a lovely demeanor and irresistible creamy timbre”, Ms. Pastin has been gaining recognition from opera houses across the country for her exceptional vocal talent.
Ms. Pastin has a wide range of performance experience, including roles in Otello, Pagliacci, Don Giovanni, Madama Butterfly, Die Fledermaus, Così fan tutte, The Merry Widow, and many more. She has also made her mark on the concert stage, performing Mozart’s Requiem, Mahler’s “Liebst du um Schönheit”, Verdi’s Requiem, Bruckner’s Te Deum, and more.
In addition to her opera performances, Ms. Pastin is also recognized for her recital and concert performances, including her Pittsburgh Symphony debut singing Juliet in Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet. She has been the recipient of several awards and honors, including the Judith Raskin Memorial Award for Singers from Santa Fe Opera, the Sullivan Foundation Award, and more.
Ms. Pastin is an alumna of the University of Maryland and has been a resident artist at Pittsburgh Opera, Intermezzo Opera Festival Training Program, and Central City Opera in Colorado. With her wealth of experience and expertise, she is sure to bring a fresh and exciting perspective to the students of Batavia Performing Arts Studio. We are delighted to welcome her to our talented team of instructors, and we have great expectations for what she will accomplish here.
Learn more about Danielle and our other instructors here.