A Classical Singer's Journey into Cabaret




Regina Zona’s performance abilities have earned her great success and international acclaim throughout her very diverse career. As a classical singer, Regina has performed on opera and concert stages all over the world in a variety of repertoire from Mozart to Strauss. An avid recitalist, she specializes in the performance of American art song and has recorded three song cycles by Jake Heggie for the Naxos American Classics Label. In 2018, she wrote and performed her first one-woman show to critical acclaim. And in 2019 she has begun a new chapter, entering the world of cabaret. Critics have claimed Regina is “nothing short of sensational” (Sarasota Herald Tribune) and have called her “the absolute rapture of the evening” (Rome News). For more information on her performing career, visit

A voice teacher for over 31 years, Regina also excels at the training of young artists in opera and musical theatre. She has held teaching and director positions at several universities in the U.S., including serving as the Opera Program Director at the University of Minnesota Duluth from 2008 to 2012 and as Artistic Director of the Sieur Du Luth Opera Training Program for young aspiring opera singers from 2008 to 2010. Her students have gone on to perform on the largest operatic stages in the world as well as in Broadway National Tours and regional theatres. For more information on her teaching studio, visit

Regina received her Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from the Manhattan School of Music, an Artist Diploma from the Academy of Vocal Arts, and a Bachelor of Music degree from Northwestern University.

She is also a web designer ( and the proud webmaster of She is excited to share her point of view on the Art of Cabaret from a Classical Singer’s perspective.



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