Ashley Patak is a musician and performer based in Lexington, Kentucky. She is an alum of Northern Kentucky University where she earned her Bachelor’s of Music in Vocal Performance. She is now a current student at the University of Kentucky, earning her Master’s Degree in Voice Performance.

Ashley’s main focus is opera and she has appeared in numerous main stage productions including NKU Opera’s productions of Copland’s The Tenderland, Mozart’s The Impresario, and Menotti’s Old Maid and the Thief. She has appeared in University of Kentucky Opera Theater and Cincinnati Chamber Opera performances.

Above all, Ashley strives to pass great technique on to her students, as she believes technique is the foundation for all vocal music styles. She has a passion for studying vocal pedagogy and anatomy to find the best possible teaching methods to develop student’s voices.