Mezzo Soprano Elizabeth Wojtowicz currently resides in Princeton, NJ. Originally from Buffalo, NY, she holds the Master of Music degree in Voice Pedagogy and Performance from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, and the Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Baldwin-Wallace College (now University) Conservatory of Music in Berea, Ohio.
Ms. Wojtowicz's operatic roles include Hansel in Hansel and Gretel, Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus, Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflöte, Bradamante in Alcina, Dorabella in Così fan tutte and Mrs. Soames in the Ohio premiere of Ned Rorem's Our Town. Partial roles include Mallika in Lakmé and Bizet's Carmen. Locally, she has performed with Opera New Jersey in their production of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, with the Westminster Symphonic Choir and Opera Theater, Opera Theatre of Montclair and the Princeton Festival. She has attended Oberlin in Italy, the Florence Voice Seminar, and OperaWorks Winter Intensive. She has been featured as the alto soloist for major works, including Handel's Messiah and Mendelssohn's Elijah. She currently is a staff singer at All Saints’ Church in Princeton.
In addition to performing, Ms. Wojtowicz also maintains a successful teaching career. She owns and maintains her own private voice and piano studio (Wojtowicz Voice Studio) at All Saints’ Church in Princeton. In addition, she is Lecturer in Music at Princeton University, where she teaches departmental voice lessons, and is on the voice and piano faculty at Cornerstone Music Studios in Millstone Township, NJ. While living in Buffalo, Ms. Wojtowicz served as Lecturer in Voice at SUNY Buffalo State College. She maintained her private voice and piano studio in Lancaster, NY and was on the voice faculty at the Community Music School of Buffalo (CMS) and Performing Arts Music. Ms. Wojtowicz's younger students have won voice competitions, have performed principal roles in high school musical productions, have been chosen to sing in both Junior and Senior High All County Choirs, and have been accepted into various colleges for music. Her college students have been accepted into well-known music conservatories for graduate studies, and her adult students remain active as both performers and music educators.