Heather Wilcox holds a Bachelor of Music Education and a Master of Music in Conducting from Winthrop University. While in both her degree programs, she studied voice under Professor Jerry Helton. She has performed solos in Mozart’s Vespers; Fauré’s Requiem; and Rutter’s Requiem and Gloria, the latter conducted by the composer. She played La Ciesca in Winthrop University’s production of Puccini’s opera Gianni Schicchi and has played several musical theatre roles, such as Celia in To Whom It May Concern and Woman #2 in I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. She was a longtime featured soloist in Winthrop’s award-winning and critically-acclaimed Jazz Voices under the direction of Dr. Robert Edgerton and Chamber Singers under the direction of Dr. Katherine Kinsey. As a younger choral singer, she performed with esteemed conductors and clinicians such as John Rutter, Moses Hogan, Simon Carrington, Robert Ray, and Eric Whitacre.
Ms. Wilcox is now the Director of Choirs at River Bluff High School in Lexington, South Carolina. There she directs five different choral ensembles. Her choirs have performed in Carnegie Hall and consistently have achieved Superior ratings at state and regional choral festivals. Her choirs have also been invited to perform at conferences for the
South Carolina Music Educators Association and the South Carolina and Southern Division American Choral Directors Association. She serves as the Vocal Director of the Tri-District Arts Consortium and frequently leads choral clinics and honor choirs throughout the state. In addition to her roles as an educator, Ms. Wilcox sings as a section leader in the choir at Old St. Andrew's Parish Church in West Ashley, South Carolina.
Though always on the go, Ms. Wilcox enjoys her time at home the most, where she lives with her husband, Gregory Pittman, her two teenage daughters, and her puppies, Charlie and Winifred!