John Barr (b. 1938) graduated with a B.S. degree from Manchester College and with S.M.M. and S.M.D. degrees from Union Theological Seminary, New York City. He was music teacher at Hillcrest School for Missionary Children, Jos, Nigeria and then Organist-Choir Director at University Presbyterian Church, Madison, Wisconsin. He served on the faculty of Bridgewater College as Professor of Organ and Piano from 1968 through his retirement in 2003. John has been organist at the Bridgewater Church of the Brethren since 1971. John was married to Ann Lootsma, and has two grown children and two grandchildren. (photo by Lisa Houff Photography ©2015)

John Barr
John Barr