Mezzo-Soprano Eleni Taluzek has been a voice instructor to a wide variety of students for many years. In recent years, in addition to teaching, she has been completing a Doctorate of Music in Voice from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. Ms. Taluzek is also a performer, performing leading roles such as Komponist, in Ariadne auf Naxos, Hansel, in Hansel and Gretel, and Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica. She completed her Artist Diploma in opera and her Master of Music in voice at the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati. While at CCM, she performed as Dorabella in Così Fan Tutte, Lapák in the Cunning Little Vixen, and Number 3 in Transformations by Conrad Susa. Eleni was the Third Spirit in Die Zauberflöte and Gladys in Roscoe at Opera Saratoga. She has performed in concerts in Cincinnati, New York, and Washington D.C. Her greatest desire is to share her joy and love of music with others through performance and instruction.