Fine Arts Music Program
Sponaugle-Hughes, Evelyn

EVELYN HUGHES received her Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from West Virginia University, with further graduate study at the University of Virginia, Westminster Choir College, and the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria. She has performed early music throughout Europe and has appeared locally with the DeKalb Baroque Ensemble, Heritage Singers, Atlanta-Emory Orchestra, DeKalb Symphony Orchestra, DeKalb Music Theatre, Atlanta Opera, Baroqueworks, and DaSalo Solisti Chamber Orchestra.   

Mrs. Hughes is a member of the Georgia Music Teachers Association, holds National College Faculty Certification through the Music Teachers National Association, and has been recognized as an outstanding teacher by Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers.  She is also an active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.  Mrs. Hughes has adjudicated a variety of voice competitions locally and throughout the southeast, and has presented workshops in vocal technique and diction.  She is an Associate Professor of Music at Georgia Perimeter College where she teaches Voice, Diction, Opera, and Survey of Music Literature, and also serves as the Music Honors Coordinator.