Eve-Anne Wilkes holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in performance and literature from West Virginia University, with her Master of Arts (emphasis in vocal pedagogy) and her Bachelor of Science degrees in music education from The Ohio State University. She was a professor of voice at West Virginia University, Memphis State University, Otterbein College (Ohio) and Napa Valley College. Dr. Wilkes is currently an instructor at Pacific Union College, where she teaches studio voice, voice pedagogy and lyric diction, and is on the faculty of Paulin Center for the Arts.
Wilkes is a long-time member (since the 1970s) of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), and on the board of the local NATS Redwood Empire Chapter serving the North Bay Area. She has studied abroad and toured across three continents. She has had an extensive and diverse performing career including a wide variety of musical genres: opera, oratorio, musical theatre, solo recitals and cabaret.
During her tenure at Napa Valley College, Wilkes was Director of Vocal Studies and taught voice classes, directed College Chorale, and was the musical director for the musical theater productions. She was also creator and administrator of Napa Valley College’s applied music program.
Wilkes is a certified instructor for the SongShine Foundation, and currently enjoys teaching and mentoring voice students at Pacific Union College and Paulin Center for the Arts.