Style: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; Gospel; Rock; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Lecturer in Theatre at Northwestern University
Bio: John Haas enjoys a wide-ranging career as an educator, advisor and performer. For the last several years, he’s made Northwestern University his faculty home-base, serving as a lecturer and academic advisor in the Department of Theatre, guiding 150+ NU students each year toward academic success, and teaching a popular sequence of song literature repertoire and performance classes. John is the founder of a thriving private voice studio where he readies area students for college auditions and a wide array of performances and concerts. Active as a performer, John Haas recently collaborated with Boubil and Schönberg (of Les Miz and Miss Saigon fame) in Music Theatre Project’s reading of the iconic writers’ La Revolution Française. John has appeared in a wide range of operatic and musical theater performances regionally, and Chicagoland credits include appearances in the Jeff Award winning productions of Les Misérables and Sweeney Todd at Marriot Lincolnshire and Porchlight Music Theatre. He holds a Master of Music degree from Northwestern University where he’s also served as Associate Chair of the Willard Residential College, and is an active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).
Voice Type: Tenor
Music Styles Taught: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; Gospel; Rock; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I have a wait-list for private lessons; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I accept students through a college or university program