Summer Aebker is currently pursuing her D.M.A. in voice performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where she is an associate instructor and a student of Costanza Cuccaro. She earned her M.M. in voice performance from Bowling Green State University where she performed the roles of Iöle in Hercules, Phyllis in Iolanthe, and was a guest artist for the Bowling Green Philharmonia and Wolfe Center Gala Opening. Her B.M. is from the Cincinnati-College Conservatory. She also performed the role of Sandman in Ohio Project Columbus’ production of Too Many Sopranos, and the Wedding Planner in OperaWorks’ improvisational production entitled Zombie-Apoco-lips in California. She is a first place winner for NATS Great Lakes Regional, second place winner of the Dr. Marjorie Conrad Art Song Competition, a finalist in the Nicholas Loren Vocal Competition and the BGSU Concerto Competition as well as third place winner for the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale Collegiate Scholarship Competition. Additionally, Summer is a lecturer of music at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio where she has performed on various faculty recitals and she maintains a private teaching studio in her hometown of Lima, Ohio.