Regina Stroncek, soprano, is a proud graduate of the University of Minnesota, with degrees in Vocal Performance and Spanish and Portuguese Studies. She studied under the tutelage of Wendy Zaro-Mullins and Adriana Zabala, performed the operatic role of Zerlina, and sang with the University Singers. Spring 2013 she studied Spanish literature and art history in Spain. While there, Ms. Stroncek sang in concerts in Toledo and participated in the Barcelona Festival of Song with Patricia Caicedo, singing repertoire in Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan. She is an avid recitalist with a deep-seated passion for art song, and participated in MN Duo with Taylor Burkhardt in 2015. Ms. Stroncek performs locally with ensembles MPLS-imPulse, the Minnesota Chorale, The First Readings Project, and Schola Cantorum of the Cathedral of St. Paul. Next year, Ms. Stroncek will travel to Brazil on a Fulbright grant to teach English and further explore Brazilian art song repertoire.