Dr. Eve-Anne Wilkes

Music Professor
Director of Vocal Studies
Artistic Director of the Vocal Music Department

Dr. Eve-Anne Wilkes teaches voice classes, directs the College Chorale and is the Musical Director for the musical theater productions. She also administers the college's new Applied Music program. She has led numerous international performance tours for the NVC Singers including Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Spain, Scotland, England, Canada, and Japan, and has just completed their most recent tour to Italy (June 2014).

Dr. Wilkes holds a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in literature and vocal pedagogy from West Virginia University, with her Master of Arts, emphasis in vocal pedagogy, and her Bachelor of Science Degree in music education from The Ohio State University. Early in her college career, she was chosen to perform in a 10-week European concert tour (Germany, France, and Italy) with the USO. Following her doctoral studies, she received a grant to study and perform voice in Munich, Germany, where she stayed for two years. In addition, during this time, she studied and performed at the Mozarteum music academy housed in Salzburg, Austria.

Before joining the faculty at Napa Valley College, she was a professor of voice at West Virginia University, Memphis State University, (Tennessee), and Otterbein College, (Ohio). She is a long-term member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, along with the American Choral Director's Association and Chorus America.

She has had an extensive and diverse performing career including a wide variety of musical genre: opera, oratorio, musical theatre, solo recital, and cabaret. Her performance credits include: Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Antonia in The Tales of Hoffman, Rosina in La finta semplice, Belinda in Dido and Aeneas, Reno Sweeny in Anything Goes, Agnes in I Do, I Do, Marta in Company; Maria in The Sound of Music, Quilters and Side by Side by Sondheim.


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