Sara Dailey

Sara Dailey is a mezzo-soprano from the Chicago area with a passion for performing new and underperformed works.

She has performed Caroline Shaw’s The Listeners and Julia Perry’s Stabat Mater, as well as many new operas and art songs by living composers. She has appeared on the Indiana University Opera Theater stage as Meg Page in Verdi’s Falstaff, Alma March in Little Women and the Mistress of the Novices in Puccini’s Suor Angelica. She frequently lends her voice to oratorios, both as chorister and soloist.

She is a former member of NOTUS, I.U.’s choral ensemble dedicated to performing new choral works, with which she sang the world premieres of several new pieces. Dailey earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Indiana University under the tutelage of Wolfgang Brendel and Julia Bentley, respectively.

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