Faith Lutheran Church & School, 2111 Lower Roswell Road in Marietta, announced that it has hired Thomas Walkenhorst of Rochester, Mich., as its new music director. He will teach ECE through eighth grade music classes, lead the school choirs and direct band and handbells. He will also serve as the church’s music director and direct the adult choir, handbells and lead the contemporary worship service.
Walkenhorst is a recent graduate of Central Michigan University and has a bachelor’s degree in music education and voice with a minor in choral music. He attended Lutheran Schools in both grade school and high school. He also comes to Faith Lutheran highly recommended by the two elementary and middle school principals that he worked under as a student teacher and long-term substitute teacher.