Bob Barr Community Band
Mr. Robert (Bob) M. Barr (1918-1988)
Bob Barr, a native of Hartford, Oklahoma, attended high school at Wewoka HS in Oklahoma. A graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, he also studied at the University of Alabama, University of Georgia, Oklahoma State Teachers College, and Auburn University. A published composer and arranger, he was awarded the First Chair of America by the National Band Organization and the Teacher of Excellence Award by the Valley Forge Foundation. He directed the Jordan HS Band of Georgia from 1946 to 1964 where he led them to national attention. He served as guest conductor for the All State Bands of Alabama; Oklahoma; Florida, North Carolina; South Carolina; and the All-Canadian Band.