Associate Professor of Voice
D.M.A., The Cleveland Institute of Music

Joanne Uniatowski

Joanne Uniatowski headshotAssociate Professor of Voice

D.M.A., The Cleveland Institute of Music
M.M., The University of Alabama
B.M., University of Akron
Language Diploma from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland


Dr. Joanne Uniatowski, an associate professor of voice, holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The Cleveland Institute of Music where she studied with George Vassos. She received a Master of Music degree from the University of Alabama and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Akron. She also holds a language diploma from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. Uniatowski has performed operatic roles with Lyric Opera Cleveland, Cleveland Concert Opera and Opera Circle. Equally at home as a soloist, Uniatowski has performed with The Cleveland Orchestra Educational Programs, Mansfield Symphony, PAND (Cleveland), Suburban Symphony, The Singer’s Club of Cleveland, Choral Arts Society, Heights Chamber Orchestra, University Circle Choral and various local choral organizations including Chagrin Valley Choral Union and Medina County Chorus. She is a cantor/soloist at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Cleveland, Ohio. Uniatowski also taught at Ashland University and The Cleveland Institute of Music. Uniatowski has also become a sought-after clinician for masterclasses in cantoring for Roman Catholic liturgies. Her voice students have been heard on Broadway, network television, national tours and in major graduate programs. In addition to teaching voice, Uniatowski also teaches phonetics for all voice primaries and English diction and literature for vocal performance majors.