Western Carolina University’s Catamount Singers and Electric Soul, an auditioned student group of 12 vocalists and 12 instrumentalists, will perform a spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22.

The performance will take place in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center. Admission is free.

The theme is “Blame It on the Boogie,” a celebration of song and dance that features hits by artists such as Adele, Lady Gaga, the Jackson 5, Pentatonix, Walk the Moon, Megan Trainor and others. The program will be accompanied by a multimedia slideshow and live video close-ups of the group in performance.

Catamount Singers and Electric Soul

Catamount Singers and Electric Soul

In addition to campus concerts, the group regularly performs across Western North Carolina and for public schools throughout the Southeast. Next up are concerts in Nashville in May.

WCU music faculty members Bruce Frazier and Jon Henson lead the student performers. Frazier is a composer, conductor and educator and WCU’s Carol Grotnes Belk Endowed Professor in Commercial and Electronic Music. Henson is WCU’s assistant director of athletic bands.

For more information, go to www.catamountsingersandelectricsoul.com.