John Coffin - Director
John has been a barbershopper for over 50 years, and a certified Performance Judge for 29 years. Since moving to Denver, CO in 1980, John has been a member of five different choruses, director in four, and earned Barbershopper of the Year from four. John has served as the Rocky Mountain District Vice President of Contest and Judging for 26 years, and has coached quartets and choruses, and taught classes at Harmony Schools across the Rocky Mountain District. In 1992, many of these activities earned him the Rocky Mountain District Barbershopper of the Year. This past September John received an unexpected honor; he was inducted into the Rocky Mountain District Hall of Fame.
John is currently co-director of the Denver Mountainaires “Colorado Chord Company” chorus, and also sings in the Denver “Sound of the Rockies” chorus. He sings in two quartets, “Shaken, Not Stirred”, and “Related by Marriage”, and sings in the Praise Team and choir at Our Savior’s Church.
John enjoys Broadway musicals and has season tickets to the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. He enjoys traveling to tropical locations for vacations, and finds time to work a full-time job as a Sr Software Engineer for Ophir Corporation, a small aerospace company.