"An Evening of Elegance!"

4/16/2012, 8:33 p.m.

Lyric soprano Brittany Deanna Hicks will appear in concert at 5 p.m., Saturday, April 21 at Broomfield Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 609 Jefferson Davis Highway in Richmond, Va.

Hicks, 29, is a 2007 graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park, where she majored in music with a focus on vocal performance.

Hicks, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, is also a songwriter. She has participated in the Maryland Chorale, Maryland Women's Choir, Maryland Undergraduate Opera Workshop and Just Dance!

Attire for the event -- which is sponsored by the church's Board of Education -- is black tie formal. Admission is free of charge.