Class, concert planned with composer Martin


Composer and pianist Joseph M. Martin will present a master class and community concert March 9 and take part in worship March 10 at First Baptist Church of Greater Toledo, 6250 Pilliod Rd., Holland. Mr. Martin has more than 1,200 compositions in print, is a past Dove Award nominee, and director of sacred publications for Shawnee Press.

The master class from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. is open to all vocal musicians and choirs. The fee is $10 a person. Register by Monday at Mr. Martin’s concert will be at the church at 7 p.m. March 9 and will include participants from the master class as a community choir, as well as Mr. Martin’s wife, Susan, a professional vocalist. Admission is free, and an offering will be taken. March 10 worship with the Martins is at 10:30 a.m.