John Holiday ( Musician) Bio, Age, Education, Family, Partner, The Voice 2020, Opera, Winner of The Voice 2020? Net worth

By | August 18, 2021

 John Holiday Biography

John Holiday is an associate professor at Lawrence University Conservatory of Music since 2017 . He is a professional operatic countertenor and The Voice 2020 contestant .

John Holiday Age

John was born on 31st , March , 1985 . However the place of birth is not known , this section shall be updated once information is available .

John Holiday Salary

Holiday Salary estimates is still under review , this section shall be updated once information is available .

John holiday Net Worth

Holiday Net Worth estimates is still under review , this section shall be updated once information is available .

John Holiday Family

Holiday is born to John Holiday Sr. , his father , and Waverly A. Holiday , his mother . His father was a welder whereas his mother was a singer and clarinet player ..

John’s grandmother , whom he refers to as “Big Momma ,” is named Sandra Mathis Franklin . She has had a big influence on his life and career . “Big Momma “was a choir director at Calvary Missionary Church in Houston , a music minister , and a pianist , and through her , John was able to showcase his talent at the church choir as well as shape his life . Holiday says his grandmother is his biggest supporter and “cheerleader .”

John Holiday Wife

Holiday is married to his partner Paul Gater , The two married on February 4th , February , 2013 , following almost three years of being engaged . John has been identifying as gay since he was a teenager . He openly came out when he was 25 years old with the support of his grandmother .

John Holiday Education

John studied at Lamar Consolidated High School in Rosenberg , Texas . Moreover , Holiday has a Bachelor’s degree in Music from Southern Methodist University in Dallas (grad.2007) , a Master of Music from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (grad.2012) , and an Artist Diploma in Opera Studies from The Juilliard School in New York City(grad. 2018) .

John Holiday Achievements and Awards

  • 2018 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts honoree (one of the 100 honorees)
  • 2017- Marian Anderson Vocal Award
  • 2014-Catherine Filene Shouse Career Development Grant from Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.
  • Richard F. Gold Career Grant from the Shoshana Foundation
  • First prize winner from the Richard Tucker Foundation -Sara Tucker Award
  • 2013- winner Gerda Lissner International Vocal Competition
  • 2012- winner Sullivan Foundation
  • First place winner at the Dallas Opera Guild Vocal
  • 2007- first-place winner in his district of the Metropolitan

Opera National Auditions

John Holiday The Voice season 19 | Finalist

Holiday is a contestant of The Voice 2020. He auditioned with the song Misty by Etta James. Three of the four judges turned their chairs for his blind audition.

Holiday Fix You Dedication to John Legend

During The Voice 2020 semifinals, Holiday dedicated Coldplay’s Fix You to singer John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen following the loss of their unborn son back in September 2020. The song brought John Legend to tears.

Who is the winner of The Voice 2020?

Carter Rubin was crowned the winner of The Voice Season 19. He sang his rendition of Miley Cyrus’s The Climb before singing his own original song Up From Here. Carter was team Gwen Stefani and she took it to social media to celebrate and congratulate him.

And the WINNER of #TheVoice is… ??

— The Voice (@NBCTheVoice) December 16, 2020

Other finalists of The Voice 2020 were Jim Ranger, Ian Flanigan, Desz, and John Holiday himself.

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