John currently headlines throughout Florida at local theatres and clubs, specializing in music from Broadway, Jazz and the Great American Song Book. In 2016 and 2015, he performed to sold-out crowds at the acclaimed Florida Cabaret Festival in Venice, FL, and will be returning again this Summer. He has sung live on TV on The Suncoast View (Channel 7 – ABC) and on the Live with Iris Acker show; and on the radio on KDW (97.5FM) and WLRN (91.3FM). Look for him as Theodore in the 2015 independent, horror film spoof Imaginary Movie and as Robert in the 2016 DMOC web-series King of the Streets. You may view videos, audios, additional pics, reviews, and a current performance schedule on his website at: https://www.johnlariviere.net/.
John has been a fine arts educator for nearly twenty years, teaching in some of the finest private schools, and music directing and teaching assorted performing arts programs, teen conservatories and Summer camps. He is a very experienced private voice teacher specializing in musical theatre, and working with audition preparation for aspiring professionals and young professionals alike. John was previously Director of Education & Facilities Manager for Arts Garage, and General Manager and Assistant Director of Education for The Plaza Theatre; and is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Voice Teachers National Association (VTNA) , Gold Coast Association of Teachers of Singing (GCTS), and the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC).