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John Fast


POSITION: Faculty Emeritus/Music

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | LA 004

EMAIL: fastjw@emu.edu

Mr. Fast, a member of the Eastern Mennonite University music faculty since 1975, is currently a part-time teacher of organ and piano. He also teaches in the Preparatory Program at EMU. In addition to his work in the music department, Mr. Fast is the managing editor for the EMU Undergraduate Catalog.

An active church musician and accompanist, Mr. Fast is currently organist at Park View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, VA. Previously Mr. Fast was organist for several churches in the local area. He frequently serves as accompanist for various Shenandoah Valley choral ensembles. Currently he is the accompanist for the Preparatory Choir in the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir organization.

Mr. Fast’s undergraduate degree in Music was from Bethel College, Kansas. He received the Master of Music degree from Indiana University, where he also received the Performer’s Certificate in Organ Performance.


BA, Bethel College
MM, Indiana University