A graduate of the Opera Division at the University of Toronto, Vilma sang numerous roles there including Cherubino (The Marriage of Figaro) and Iolanthe (Iolanthe). Other operatic credits include the title role in Bizet's Carmen for Summer Opera Lyric Theatre, Nancy in Britten's Albert Herring with the Britten-Pears School in Aldeburgh, England, Hansel in Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel with the Canadian Opera Company's Outreach tour, Lucy Brown in Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera with Vancouver Opera. Vilma made her Pacific Opera Victoria debut as Olga in Eugene Onegin and sang the role of Maria Picariello in John Estacio's and John Murrell's acclaimed opera Filumena at the Banff Centre. Vilma has sung numerous roles with Opera Atelier, including Nymphe Guerrière and Vénus in Lully's Persée, and 3rd and 2nd Ladies in The Magic Flute. Most recently she reprised her roles as Hyale in Charpentier's Actéon and Mercury and 2nd Witch in Dido and Aeneas for their 2007 tour to Seoul, Korea.