Devoted to training young classical singers and emerging artists, Erie Mills teaches privately in the East Bay area of San Francisco. In October, 2016, she became the Artistic Director of Livermore Valley Opera. She also gives Master Classes throughout the country and works with major opera companies (at Opera Theatre of St. Louis since 2004 , at the Metropolitan Opera from 2008 to the present and at Santa Fe Opera in 2009, 2010 and 2011) as an English diction coach/specialist. A past Professor of Music at San José State University where she taught for ten years, she serves on the boards of various music organizations, including the Board of Directors of Opera America. For over twenty-five years, Erie Mills performed to critical and popular acclaim throughout the world, dazzling audiences with her sparkling coloratura voice, captivating personality and vivid portrayal of roles.