John Proft is a voice teacher and a freelance classical singer. He’s traveled around the country to perform with choirs and chamber ensembles in Austin, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Miami, Tucson, and Santa Fe. He began singing professionally while in undergrad at the University of North Texas, then was based in Boston for four years, where he sang with the Handel and Haydn Society under Harry Christophers and the Boston Early Music Festival. In 2013, John received his Masters of Music in Choral Conducting from Southern Methodist University, where he was the founding conductor of SMU’s select women’s ensemble, Diva Dolce. In 2015 he received his 200-hr Yoga Teacher certification with an emphasis on Yoga Therapy from the Yoga Seed Collective in Sacramento, California. He enjoys incorporating these holistic practices with his classical training in his private lessons and daily life.