The Virginia Western Singers announce a new slate of Spring and Summer concerts that are open to the public at area churches, beginning this Sunday for Mother’s Day.

The Virginia Western Singers is a group of nine singers who perform pop, country, rock, show tune and a Capella styles of music. The Singers travel throughout the Roanoke area serving as representatives for the college and lending their talents for many events in the area. The group began with auditions in September, they performed nine Christmas shows in December, they opened their spring concert series with a performance for over 1,000 people during the New Horizons conference at Hotel Roanoke and hosted a spring concert at Virginia Western.

The group will have three public performances at community churches around the Roanoke area. This Sunday, May 12, the group will perform a Mother’s Day Show of songs that honor mothers, along with some special worship songs, at 10 a.m. at the First Wesleyan Church on 3706 Peters Creek Rd. in Roanoke.

On May 26, the Singers will perform at 10:30 a.m. at Rosalind Hills Baptist Church on 2712 Brandon Ave. in Roanoke. For Memorial Day weekend, some music will be performed to honor the memory of our fallen veterans and loved ones.

Finally, on June 23, the group will perform at East End Baptist Church at 11 AM. East End is located at 1030 Mecca Street in Roanoke.

The public is invited to attend one of these concerts at area churches. The Singers will also be performing for private events at Hunting Hills Country Club and Virginia Western.