Dr. Willis L. Barnett

Music Leader
Dr. Willis L. Barnett

We are extremely fortunate to have Dr. Barnett serving with us (pictured on the right in the photo). He routinely uses his talent, experience and musical connections to enhance our worship.

Dr. Barnett has served St. Philip's since July 2013. The people of St. Philip's are grateful for his talent and his service to them and God. He also serves at Virginia Union University as the Director of Music. 

Dr. Barnett received his Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education from Norfolk State University in 1973. He went on to obtain a Master of Science degree in Music Composition from Norfolk State University in 1978. He has also studied at Catholic University of America and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.