A DUNFERMLINE-BORN soprano will return home next month to take part in a special concert.

Internationally renowned mezzo soprano Elizabeth McCormack will be the soloist in the Dunfermline Choral Union's showcase Spring concert on March 4.

Taking place at the Vine Conference Centre, the programme will feature John Rutter's 'Magnificat' and 'The Armed Man' by Sir Karl Jenkins with a full orchestra accompanying the hundred-strong choir, led by musical director Mandy Miller.

Former Queen Anne high pupil Ms McCormack studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama – now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – and the National Opera Studio in London.

Dunfermline Press: Mezzo soprano singer Elizabeth McCormack.Mezzo soprano singer Elizabeth McCormack. (Image: Contributed)

She has received numerous awards and several scholarships and represented Scotland in the Singer of the World contest in Cardiff in 1993.

She has performed with many national and international companies including Scottish Opera, English National Opera, Opera North and Opera Bastille in Paris.

Ms McCormack is currently Interim Director of Vocal Studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and is passionate about teaching and developing young singers to become well-rounded performers.

Tickets for the concert are available at Dunfermline Choral Union website while a limited number will also be available on the door.