Karla Kniss graduated from Oberlin Conservatory with a BM in vocal
performance and music education. She received her masters from USC with
William Vennard, studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, and received a
scholarship to study with Pierre Bernat for two years in Paris, France.
She received a /license de concert/ at the Ecole Nornale de Musicue. She
has performed recitals in Austria, France, and the US under the auspices
of the American Embassies. She is past president of the Los Angeles
chapter of NATS and MTAC-Orange County West branch, member of Pi Kappa
Lambda National Music Honors Society, and is very active adjudicating.