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


In addition to teaching a full voice studio, Dr. Joanne Uniatowski has also taught phonetics (for all voice primaries), English diction and literature (for vocal performance majors), Italian diction and literature (for vocal performance majors) and vocal pedagogy. Her voice students have been heard on Broadway, network television, national tours and in major graduate programs.

She is the principal cantor for the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist. Uniatowski also taught at Ashland University and The Cleveland Institute of Music. She was the executive director of the Art Song Festival (Cleveland Institute of Music/Baldwin Wallace University) for 15 years. Uniatowski has become a sought after clinician for master classes in “Cantoring for Roman Catholic Liturgies”.

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, MasterSingers, Inc, Summit Choral Society, The Singer’s Club of Cleveland, Choral Arts Society, Heights Chamber Orchestra, University Circle Choral as well as various local choral organizations including Chagrin Valley Choral Union, Western Reserve Chorale and Medina County Chorus.