Sweeney Singers to host spring benefit

The Sweeney Singers will hold a spring benefit concert for Abbotsford St. Vincent de Paul Society, on Saturday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Bakerview Church, 2285 Clearbrook Rd.

The Sweeney Singers will perform their annual spring benefit concert this Saturday

The Sweeney Singers will perform their annual spring benefit concert this Saturday

The Sweeney Singers will hold a spring benefit concert for Abbotsford St. Vincent de Paul Society, on Saturday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Bakerview Church, 2285 Clearbrook Rd.

The Sweeney Singers, now made up of eight siblings and cousins ranging in age from 15 to 32, directed by Janet Sweeney and accompanied by Mark Sweeney, have been singing in the Fraser Valley for 22 years.

They have been recognized by the community for their support of charitable organizations and are winners of numerous awards for their choral music.

The program will feature new selections, as well as favourites from the past.

Violinist Lorin Friesen will join in music by JS Bach, Faure and several folk songs.

Sonya Sweeney, from the University of Ottawa’s music program, will also join the group for a guest appearance.

Admission is by donation.

For more information, contact Janet Sweeney at 604-856-7765 or mjsweeney@shaw.ca.