John Coons

Soloist, composer-songwriter, conductor, music educator

A native of Maine, musician John Coons is forging a genre-defying career that has included choral work, opera roles, performing with Ben Folds and the Pittsburgh Symphony, Seattle Opera, and singing the national anthem for the Red Sox at Fenway Park. His resume provides a snapshot of his wide-reaching interests, which range from solo work and songwriting to theater and music education. 


CityArts magazine gave a glowing writeup to "Six Months For Six Weeks." Read it here

"Six Months for Six Weeks" was featured on Towleroad here and here.  

Seattle Gay Scene wrote a warm review of "Six Months for Six Weeks," which can be read here.  

John was recently featured on Seattle Opera's blog. Read the interview here

Vanguard Seattle sat down to discuss John's one man show. Read the interview here

Watch a Seattle Times video featuring John working with students at Meter Music School here

Watch a University of Maine video featuring John talking about his college experience here.

John is a featured faculty member on Meter Music School's website. Read the interview here