Daidree Tofano, mezzo-soprano, sang the role of Cesca in Gianni Schicchi with Opera Experience Southeast in June 2013. She holds a B.A. from Duke University and a M.M.P. from Winthrop University. Currently an Artist in Residence at Opera Carolina, she recently performed the role of Third Lady in the main stage and touring productions of The Magic Flute. Daidree has also performed as Mere Marie in Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmelites, Third Lady in Mozart's The Magic Flute, Hansel in Hansel and Gretel, and Kate in Pirates of Penzance with Central Piedmont Opera. She was a young artist with Bel Cantanti Opera in Washington, D.C., where she performed Agnes Day in Mozart's Der Schauspieldirektor.