Dawn Harris

I am a versatile artist and have performed over 50 roles in opera, operetta and musical theatre, across the country. I am currently on the voice faculty and serve as the Co-Director of Opera Studio at the University of Illinois. As an active performer and stage director, I recently sang the role of Margaret in Light in the Piazza,Directed Princess Ida for Southern Ohio Light Opera, starring Faith Esham, and sang the 2nd Soprano solos in the Bach B Minor Mass with the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana. Upcoming engagements include soloist at the Barn Festival at Allerton and singing the one woman opera: Bon Appetit! with the Prairie Ensemble. I am married to clarinetist, J. David Harris and together we are the proud parents of Heather Harris Johnson and grandparents of Raylan David Johnson.