Ed Bara became the Director of Music in January 2019. He has worked as a church musician for 28 years. He most recently served as Director of Music Ministries at Peace Lutheran Church in Bucks County. Ed has worked at Muhlenberg College since 2000 where he has been a voice teacher and led their vocal and choral department. He created a Women’s Ensemble, and has led all three of the college’s main choirs and served as faculty advisor for the colleges student-led a capella ensembles. He has also worked as a musical director and conductor for most of the college’s major musical theater productions over the past 10 years. As a solo singer, he has sung in over 100 productions in 14 countries, and in major venues like the Kimmel Center, Carnegie Hall, Academy of Music, Radio City, and others. Ed has recorded for Lyrichord Records, Sony Vox-Classics, Time-Warner, and other labels.
Ed bara has been happily married since 1996 to his wife Jennifer. They have two wonderful children - Alex, 15 and Sydney, 13. Jen is also a church musician and the administrative assistant at St. John's Lutheran in Spinnertown.← Back to St. Peter's Staff