Vilja Sliževski graduated from Tallinn “Georg Ots” School of Music in 1978, where here specialty was classical singing. In 1983 Sliževski graduated from the Tallinn Conservatoire.
Vilja Sliževski has worked in the Estonian National Opera as a choral artist and in the Vanemuine Theater as an opera and operetta soloist.
In 1991 Sliževski started working at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theater as a vocal pedagogue and since 2005 she is the head of the vocal coaching division.
Vilja Sliževski is also conducting additional courses in the Estonian Academy of Music and Theater. Her book “Hääleseade ABC” (“The ABC of vocal training”), aimed at music teachers, was published in 2012.
Since 2012, Sliževski is the vocal pedagogue of the Ellerhein Girls’ Choir.