Soprano Andrea Covais has been a member of The Juilliard School Evening Division faculty since 2017. She is also currently Professor of Voice at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA NY). Andrea is a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree at the CUNY Graduate Center and holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music and a Master of Arts degree from Montclair State University. She is the Director of Sacred Music at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel parish in Tenafly, NJ and is a member of the Board of Trustees for NJ Pro Arte Chorale, the National Association of Pastoral Musicians and the American Federation Pueri Cantores. Andrea has performed opera, in recital and with chamber ensembles in the United States, Canada, and Europe. She is the winner of the National Association of Teachers of Singing competition, was a finalist in the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera competition, was a finalist in the David Adams Art Song Competition and won the John J. Cali School of Music scholarship from Montclair State University. Her journal article entitled Navigating the Woods: Exploring Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Epithalamion” was published in 2015 in the Ralph Vaughan Williams Society Journal.