Barry Hansen, lds vocalist, loves to share his passion for music. When he was young, Barry learned to play the clarinet, piano, and trumpet. His love of art and design led him to study graphic design at BYU, but he also was able to sing in BYU’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, cum laude, from BYU in graphic design. Barry was happy to participate in art and music in college, and has continues to be involved in both to this day. He is a freelance graphic designer, a career that has taken him around the United States.
He began singing professionally in 2001, and released “My Soul Hungered”, his first album, with his brother Greg in 2004. Later that year, he was nominated for Studio Vocalist at the FCMA Pearl Awards. He was nominated 3 times for Album Design, winning in 2004. In 2006 he went on to be a finalist for Male Vocalist of the Year at the Pearl Awards.
He is shares his testimony through song for both youth or adult groups. Barry willingly accepts, and seizes every opportunity to teach or sing for others when asked. He and his wife, Marian live in Idaho Falls, Idaho with their 8 children.