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The Buffalo Choral Arts Society is warming up for its upcoming concert, called “I Will Sing With the Spirit.”

The guest soloist will be Karen E. Saxon, choral director at Buffalo Academy of Visual and Performing Arts and assistant conductor of the Orchard Park Chorale. She has been working with the Choral Arts Society as a consultant for gospel music and spirituals. Saxon is a frequent soprano soloist with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, and she has guest-conducted the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus.

There are two performances: 8 p.m. Friday at Annunciation Roman Catholic Church (7580 Clinton St., Elma) and 3 p.m. Sunday in Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic Church (317 Leroy Ave.). A $10 donation is requested. Call 775-7664.

– Mary Kunz Goldman