Since moving to Halifax in 2004, John Lindsay-Botten has been active in Greater Halifax with church music and presently acts as Minister of Music and Dramatic Arts at Knox United Church in Lower Sackville. He made his most recent Opera Nova Scotia turn in May 2019 as Francesco/chorus in The Gondoliers, then in June 2019 made his Eastern Front Theatre début in a new Vocalypse production, Escape to Freedom. This professional chorister has sung with Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, Elora Festival Singers and Nathaniel Dett Chorale, among others, and this year marks his 15th season singing holiday harmonies throughout the Maritimes with his own East Coast Carolling company.