Stephen has served as office manager for the Music Department’s main office since September, 2018. A native of Harrisonburg, Stephen is an alum of EMU’s music department, with a concentration in piano performance. He also attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, for graduate studies in piano performance, and completed the dual degree program for theological studies (Master of Divinity) and church music (Master of Music) at Baylor Univeristy’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary in Waco, Texas. In addition to his work at EMU, Stephen also serves as associate pastor and minister of music at Sunrise Church of the Brethren in Harrisonburg. He and wife Diane (Bowman) Farrar live in Harrisonburg.