John Buffett

John Buffett


Office: UMC-C304
Phone: 562-985-4781

Baritone John Buffett has established himself as a versatile musician with a repertoire ranging from Monteverdi and Bach to Puccini and Sondheim. Praised by the Salt Lake Tribune for his "warm tone and ringing top notes," Mr. Buffett has sung with the Symphonies of Utah, San Antonio, and Syracuse, the Rochester Philharmonic, Apollo’s Fire, the Mark Morris Dance Group, Seraphic Fire, The Santa Fe Desert Chorale, Bach Collegium San Diego, and Ars Lyrica.

Equally as comfortable on the operatic stage, he has sung with the Opera Companies of Utah, Sarasota, Utah Festival Opera, The Boston Early Music Festival, the Ohio Light Opera and Eastman Opera Theater. John has worked with conductors including Robert Tweten, Patrick Dupré Quigley, Josh Habermann, Jeannette Sorrell, Craig Jessop, Victor DeRenzi, Barbara Day Turner, and Paul O’D tte. Other career highlights include appearances at the Tanglewood Music Festival and the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center.

Mr. Buffett received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Eastman School of Music and has been a young artist with Utah Opera, Sarasota Opera, Opera Memphis, and a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Festival.