Julie Myers-Pruchenski has earned a B.M.E. and a B.M. in Vocal Performance from Baldwin-Wallace University studying voice with Nanette Canfield. She has participated in intensive post-graduate study at Cleveland State University studying voice with Eileen Marie Moore. She has been teaching in the Cleveland area for 18 years. Julie is an active vocalist in Northeast Ohio, having performed with the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Cleveland Orchestra Chamber Chorus, Cleveland Opera Chorus, Lyric Opera Cleveland, and the Mercury Theatre Company. She is the Director of the Chancel Ringers Handbell Choir and Senior Choir at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Westlake, and the Band Manager of the Lutheran Wind Ensemble. She also maintains a voice studio from her home. Her favorite roles have been Emma Goldman in Ragtime, Maria von Trapp in The Sound of Music, and “The Businesswoman” in the World Premiere of Peter Mowrey’s Sangreal at the College of Wooster. Julie enjoys long-distance walking/running, crocheting, watching classic movies, and spending quality time with her husband, daughter, and Shih Tzu.