How he started John A. Walton is no stranger to performing in front of others. He first began singing at the age of four when his dad put him on the church stage to sing He's All Right to the small congregation. He continued to sing and develop his voice throughout the school years, bringing him to a time when he would lead worship in front of more than a thousand on a weekly basis.

Accomplishments

John has recorded three independent albums, two of which were produced by national recording artists Greg and Rebecca Sparks, and one produced by Greg Shearer, composer/producer/musician who creates music for national commercials, movies, and TV shows such as Oprah. John's music has been played on WORD-FM, Pittsburgh, PA. See Discography for more details on John's albums.

Along with music in print, John has applied his vocal talents in a wide variety of venues, such as:

  • Pittsburgh Today Live, KDKA-TV, guest soloist and live wedding vocalist
  • Celine Dion choir, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Child of the Promise tour choir, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pennsylvania Family Institute, feature guest artist, Pittsburgh and Lancaster, PA
  • Lebanon Valley Festival of Hope, worship leader, Lebanon, PA
  • Worship director, CityView Community Church, York, PA
  • Worship leader, Victory Family Church, Cranberry Twp., PA and North Way Christian Community, Wexford, PA
  • Featured Vocal for Pittsburgh Project recording
  • Giving the Gift benefit concert for the homeless of Pittsburgh with B.E. Taylor and Greg and Rebecca Sparks
  • Guest vocalist on Cornerstone Television's His Place and Getting Together
  • Commercial background vocal

What keeps him busy Outside of his full-time work in the insurance industry, John leads worship at Victory Family Church in Cranberry Twp., PA. He also sings at weddings and special events. In addition, he is currently assisting in the start of a financial accountability partnership at Victory based on the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University principles.
 
Facts Residence: Pittsburgh, PA
Family: Wife, Martha, and two daughters, Briana and Kayla
Enjoys (besides singing): Hanging out with family and friends, a good steak on the grill, and watching the Steelers win the Superbowl
Farthest distance his CD has been played: China
 
More facts Family: Has extended family in 17 states and 2 countries
High School: Blackhawk, Chippewa, PA (1986)
College: Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA (1990) Degrees: B.A. in Information Systems and B.A. in Business Administration
 

 

 

 

 

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