Pattie Barnes

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A graduate of Wheaton College in piano performance, Pattie Barnes also studied organ extensively. She went on to earn a master’s degree in piano performance at Indiana University and pursued several years of doctoral piano performance study there. She is currently enjoying her twenty-fourth year as organist and director of handbell ensembles. She is also full-time staff collaborative pianist at Downers Grove North High School. Under her leadership, the church's Chancel Ringers performed the closing concert for the 2002 AGEHR Directors’ Seminar in Des Moines, Iowa and annually join with the West Towns Chorus in presenting an ever-popular Christmas concert series at the Tivoli Theater. Each Christmas season Westminster Ringers participate in Chicago Symphony’s Christmas Concert Series, playing in the Grainger Ballroom at Symphony Centre.
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Sanctuary Organist

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