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John Fast

POSITION: Faculty Emeritus/Music


LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | LA 004


Mr. Fast was a member of the Eastern Mennonite University music faculty since 1975.  Now retired, he served as professor of organ and piano. He also taught in the Preparatory Program at EMU.

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 also served frequently as accompanist for various Shenandoah Valley choral ensembles.

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

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