Kira Seaton is Professor and Coordinator of Music at the Western Campus of Cuyahoga Community College. An alumna with several degrees from Ohio University, Ms. Seaton came to Cleveland to join the voice faculty of the Cleveland Music School Settlement and to sing with the Cleveland Orchestra and Cleveland Opera. Her favorite roles include Countess Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, and the Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors. In her time at Tri-C, she has directed, musical directed, or performed in over 50 Tri-C theatre and musical productions, including the highly successful Holiday Project, performing children’s operas for over 5,000 school children in the course of seven years. She is co-founder of the Tri-C West Summer Performing Arts Program, now in its 22nd year. Ms. Seaton has directed or participated in touring choirs in a number of the nation’s premiere performance halls, including the Kennedy Center, the National Cathedral, and Carnegie Hall. She has conducted choirs in international venues as well, including Italy and Canada, but is especially honored to put down her baton and perform with the Cleveland Chamber Choir.