Soprano Stephanie Weiss grew up in San Diego, attending La Jolla Country Day School. Originally studying piano and flute, she changed her focus to singing while studying at Mannes College of Music, Tufts University, and the New England Conservatory. She has performed all over the U.S., as well as in Europe, Israel, and China.
In 2003, Weiss moved to Berlin Germany, where she became an artist in residence at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Returning in 2011, her San Diego Opera debut as Marianne in Der Rosenkavalier was staged from April 3 to April 12.