John St. Marie is a versatile musician, conductor, and teacher.  He holds Bachelor degrees from Loyola University in Music Therapy and Voice, a Master of Music degree in Conducting Performance from California State University, Fullerton, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Music from the University of Southern California.

In 2010, he was appointed as Director of Choirs at LACHSA and serves as Director of Music at Irvine United Congregational Church and Vallejo Drive Seventh Day Adventist.  Both of these church positions are lauded for their high-quality music programs.  Dr. St. Marie served as Interim Director of Choral Activities at California State University, Los Angeles in 2010-11.  He has been a feature presenter at both the California Music Education Association and the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts Education Series and was recently appointed as Chair of the Research and Publications committee for the American Choral Directors Association. 

John is a frequent soloist in the Los Angeles area and critically acclaimed for his versatile, impassioned performances.  As a featured soloist, John has been heard in numerous master works including Bach’s St. John Passion and Magnificat, Handel’s Messiah and Chandos Anthems, Vaughan Williams’ Hodie and Mass in G Minor, Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, Mass in C, and Ninth Symphony, Haydn’s Missa in angustiis and Die Schöpfung, and Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Conversion of St. Paul with noted choral organizations in Southern California area including the Pacific Chorale, Los Angeles Chamber Singers, Millennium Consort Singers, San Fernando Valley Master Chorale, Opera Pacific, Mountainside Master Chorale and various high-profile church music programs.   John has performed nationally and internationally and his vocal talents can be heard on numerous movie soundtracks, popular video games and Grammy Nominated classical and pop music albums.