Winona Zelenka obtained her Bachelor of Music and Artist Diploma at the University of Indiana, and studied with the legendary Janos Starker.
As a soloist, Winona has performed with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with the Mississauga Symphony, the Scarborough Philharmonic, and the Huronia Sinfonietta. She is a dedicated recitalist and chamber musician, regularly performing in several Toronto music series.
In June of 2010 Winona released her first CD set of the Bach Suites for Solo Cello, a recording on Marquis Classics.
Winona has won orchestral positions in England, Canada and the United States. Her professional career has included two seasons of Acting Principal Cellist of the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra, and five seasons as Acting Principal Cellist of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.