John Holiday Biography
A native of Rosenberg, John Holiday is an operatic countertenor and a voice teacher at the Conservatory of Music at Lawrence University.
He is also a gospel and jazz singer. Holiday auditioned and competed on season 19 of The Voice on NBC.
John Holiday Education
Holiday attended and graduated from Lamar Consolidated High School in Rosenberg, Texas. While in high school, he was was the first chair tenor in the All-State Mixed Choir sponsored by the Texas Music Educators Association fro two years.
He was also designated one of the Most Outstanding Performers in Texas by the University Interscholastic League.
Holiday later went on to join Southern Methodist University (SMU) in 2003 and graduated from the university in 2007 with a bachelor of music degree in vocal performance.
While at the university, Holiday won first place at the TEXOMA region of the National Association of Teachers of Singing several times. He also won the Concerto Competition of SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts in 2007.
From 2007 to 2008, he studied voice at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. Holiday later joined the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and graduated with a master’s degree in vocal performance in 2012.
Holiday also holds an Artist Diploma in Opera Studies from Juilliard. He obtained the diploma in 2018.
John Holiday Age
Holiday was born on March 31, 1985. He is 35 years old as of 2020.
John Holiday Family -Parents
Holiday is the son of John Holiday, Sr, a welder and Waverly A. Holiday a homemaker who sang and played clarinet. John’s maternal grandmother, Sandra Mathis Franklin, was the pianist and music director at Missionary Baptist Church.
Holiday learnt to play piano by imitating her as well as the organ. We will provide more information about his family once it is available.
John Holiday Husband – Gay
Since he was a teenager, Holiday identified as gay. He is now married to his husband Paul Gater. The couple got married on February 4, 2013, and they reside in Fort Bend County, Texas.
At the time this article was written, there was no more information about John’s husband. We will provide more information as soon as it is available.
John Holiday The Voice Top 9
During his blind auditions on The Voice, Holiday, performed “Misty” by Johnny Mathis and received a three chair turn from coaches, John Legend, Kelly, and Gwen.
As of December 1, 2020, Holiday made it to The Voice top contestants. Other contestants who made to the top 9 are;
John Holiday Net Worth
Holiday’s net worth is under review.