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KINGSBURG – The Kingsburg Summer Concerts series continues July 12 and features vocalist Hanna York.

The concert is free and starts at 8 p.m. at Memorial Park. Food vendors will be available for purchases starting at 5 p.m. The Kingsburg Farmers Market takes place at the same venue that night.

The theme for this week’s concert is “Music That Tells A Story.” Musical selections that will be performed that evening are “Syncopated Clock” by Leroy Anderson, “Peter And The Wolf,” arranged by James Curnow and “New York: 1927,” by Warren Barker.

York will be featured in highlights from “The Sound of Music,” and “A Melodic Caravan.”

York runs a private voice studio in Fresno and has served as an adjunct voice professor for College of the Sequoias in Visalia and California State University, Fresno. She just finished her first year working as a new member of the music faculty for Fresno City College.

She graduated from Fresno Pacific University with a Bachelor of Arts in 2004 and also earned a Masters of Arts from California State University, Fresno in 2007.

York has been a member of The Fresno Grand Opera Chorus, has performed as a guest artist on Fresno Pacific University’s Pacific artists’ series and has performed as a soloist in the Fresno community since graduating from CSUF.

In exploring the musical theatre genre, she has performed in several local productions including College of the Sequoias’ “The Phantom of the Opera” and “The Secret Garden,” CenterStage’s “Hello Dolly!” and “Beauty and the Beast.” She has also performed in the Good Company Players’ and Raisin’ Cain Players’ production of “The Sound of Music.” York has also been a part of the Raisin’ Cain Players’ “The Music Man” show.

“I’d like to thank Dale and the Kingsburg Community Band for the invitation to sing in tonight’s concert. It is always a pleasure to bring great music to our community,” she said.

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