Daniela Köhler studied singing in Stuttgart, Germany, with Prof. Julia Hamari and Prof. Bernhardt Jäger-Böhm and at the Musikhoschule Karlsruhe, Germany, with Prof. Ingrid Haubold. She completed her vocal studies with Master classes, amongst others with Kammersängerin Brigitte Fassbaender. The german soprano hold scholarships of the Zonta Karlsruhe, the Lions Club Karlsruhe-Durlach and the Richard-Wagner-Verbad Baden-Baden. In 2010, she won the 1st prize in the International Vocal Competition Hertogenbosch.
From 2007 to 2009, the young soprano was member of the Opernstudio at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe. Since then, she is regular guest and sang there amongst others Erste Dame (Die Zauberflöte), Gertrud (Hänsel und Gretel), Julia (La Vestale) and Marianne Leitmetzerin (Der Rosenkavalier). In season 2013/14, she was invited to Klagenfurt as Leitmetzerin and guested as Helmwige in a new production of Die Walküre at the Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona under the musical direction of Josep Pons. In the season 2014/15, Daniela Köhler guested as Marianne Leitmetzerin at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, as Helmwige in Die Walküre at the Opera Leipzig, with Beethovens Symphony No. 9 in Barcelona and gave her debut as Norma in Valladolid. In 2015/16 she made her debut at the Bayerische Staatsoper as Helmwige in the revival of Die Walküre and she returned to the Opera Leipzig in the same role. The current season lead her again to Munich, where she performed Vierte Magd (Elektra). In 2018, she will again return as Helmwige to the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich and to the Oper Leipzig. In Leipzig she also will be Sieglinde for the first time.
Furthermore, Daniela Köhler is a sought after concert singer, she performed with the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart as well as with the Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre St. Petersburg.