Marilyn Mims enjoyed a stellar international career gracing such stages as The Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Grand Théâtre de Genève, and Teatro Colon of Buenos Aires with leading roles including Violetta, Lucia, Fiordiligi, Konstanze, Gilda, Rosalinde and Donna Anna. She also performed Isabelle in “Robert le Diable” with Eve Queler’s Opera Orchestra of New York in Carnegie Hall. Her performance in James Levine’s Die Walküre earned her a Grammy Award. She has worked with internationally acclaimed conductors and directors such as Carlos Kleiber, Nello Santi, and Franco Zeffirelli. She is now Artist in Residence at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, FL teaching full-time voice and related coursework. She is also on the faculty of the Fondation Bell’Arte Paris Summer Sessions at the Vincennes Conservatoire in Paris. She is an active member of Mu Phi Epsilon, National Association of Teachers of Singing, and the National Opera Association. She served as a Master Teacher for NATS’ Voice Teacher Intern Program. She has judged for the Metropolitan Opera Auditions as well as other national vocal competitions. Many of Marilyn’s students have pursued graduate studies at prestigious institutions such as Juilliard and Indiana University and have gone on to have international singing careers. Her greatest joy is passing on her knowledge and experience to the next generation of young singers.