Glee Club to Sing Anthem at NASCAR
The VMI Glee Club will sing this Sunday at the Martinsville Speedway. -- Photo courtesy of Col. John Brodie.
LEXINGTON, Va., April 4, 2013 – The VMI Glee Club will perform the national anthem at the NASCAR race at Martinsville this Sunday, April 7. The cadets are expected to sing at approximately 12:30 p.m. The race will begin at 1.
The club has performed at the opening ceremonies for the race three times in the past five years. As many as 60,000 spectators are expected at the speedway, and television coverage of the event will be available in some markets on Fox Sports.
Founded in 1852, the Glee Club is the oldest cadet organization at VMI.