Elizabeth Radigonda is an assistant professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA, where she graduated in 2007 with a Masters of Music in Jazz Studies. She currently teaches Musicianship, Jazz Musicianship, Jazz Vocal Improvisation, private lessons, and runs the Jazz Singers Ensemble. She was published in the Fall 2016 Pennsylvania Music Educators Journal and is a member of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. Radigonda maintains an active private teaching and coaching studio specializing in everything from classical to pop and rock. In 2009, she formed the Elizabeth Ross Quintet and regularly performs throughout the Philadelphia area. She has performed with the John Clarke Little Big Band, Here/Now, the Mendelssohn Choir, and many more. She performed Verdi’s “Requiem” conducted by Gilbert Levine and performed “The Lord of the Rings Suite” conducted by the composer Howard Shore with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.