John Carson is a pianist from Northfield, MN. He recently graduated from St. Olaf and holds a BM degree in Piano Performance with a collaborative emphasis. At St. Olaf, he was highly involved in the Lyric Theater Department productions as an accompanist and coach. Some of these productions include Don Giovanni, Die Fledermaus, and Ruddigore. In addition to his collaborative work, John is also an accomplished solo pianist and singer. He was a three year member of the St. Olaf Choir and an alumnus of the St. Thomas Choir in Manhattan, New York. After his time at St. Olaf, he will take a gap year before graduate school where he'll pursue his passion for opera, conducting, and composition.