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Miss America Nia Franklin is a classically trained opera singer.

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin will join the South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble on Feb. 11 for a concert at Stockton University.

Franklin, a classically trained opera singer, will perform “Climb Every Mountain” and “Over the Rainbow.”

Franklin studied music composition at East Carolina University and has a master’s degree from the North Carolina School of the Arts.

The 75-member South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble, under the leadership of Keith W. Hodgson, has invited 40 high school and college students to join the second half of the concert.

The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18. A portion of the proceeds of the concert will be donated to the Atlantic Women’s Charitable Organization to be applied toward scholarships.

The concert is sponsored by the OceanFirst Foundation and made possible by funds from the Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

Contact: 609-272-7239 aauble@pressofac.com Twitter @AublePressofAC

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