A native of Louisiana, John Parker holds the BM in Vocal Performance from Louisiana College and the MM in Choral Conducting from Northwestern State University. Writing primarily for church and school, John's 450+ choral works are published by more than 15 companies. John is a member of ACDA, ASCAP, TCDA, TMEA, AAP and IFCM and is sought as a conference leader. John and his family make their home in Keller, TX where John has served as Minister of Music at First Baptist Church since 1991.
The music and lyrics of John Parker are published by the following fine choral music publishers and their subsidiaries:
Augsburg, Abingdon, Alfred, Beckenhorst, BriLee, Carl Fischer, Coronet, Fred Bock, Hal Leonard, Hinshaw, Hope, Lifeway, Lorenz, Morning Star and Shawnee Press.
The Choral Music of John Parker
"A Communion Psalm" (SATB) Parker/Harlan Brookfield Press 08741695
"Because He Broke the Bread" (SATB) Parker/Schram Brookfield Press 08742099
"Come and See the Place Where He Lay" (SATB) Parker/Lantz GlorySound A7364
"Come, Celebrate the Passover Lamb" (SATB) Parker/Larson Laurel Press 10/2749LA