Dinah Harris studied at the Royal College of Music and with Isobel Baillie and Rita Streich. From 1971 to 1990 Dinah was a principal soloist in the UK, Europe and the USA . She broadcast extensively on BBC Radio 3 and in Europe and recorded for EMI and Erato. She was a prizewinner at the ‘s-Hertogenbosch competition.
Since 1990 she has been a singing teacher and voice coach. From 1990 until 2010 she was the singing advisor in the Voice Clinic Team at Lewisham University Hospital and since 2012 has been a senior professor in the Vocal Faculty at the Royal College of Music. Many of the singers she has taught are now well known names in the world of opera and recitals and several have been prizewinners in national and international competitions.
She has been on the faculties of several international voice conferences. She is a co-author of the Voice Clinic Handbook. She was on the Council of the British Voice Association and a member of their Education Working Party.
Dinah has a particular interest in vocal pedagogy and anatomy –and her teaching emphasises the importance of breathing and support.