John Brennan is from Melrose, Massachusetts and has been a member of the Philharmonic Chorus since 2007. John attended Boston College earning a B. S. in 1963,   M.A. at University of California (Northern Division) in 1965 and Ph.D from University of California in 1967. He is a college teacher at IPFW.

Other than the Philharmonic Chorus, his most cherished musical memory is playing in an open Irish Traditional music session.