Miss America Goes to Napa – Festival Napa Valley Debuts Nia Imani Franklin’s “Polaris”

Festival Napa Valley will debut a world premiere of Nia Imani Franklin’s piece, Polaris, which will be performed by The Young People’s Chorus of New York City on Saturday, July 16th at The CIA of Copia in Napa, California.

Nia is not only a composer and performer, she was Miss America in 2019 and was Miss New York before that! Throughout the competitions, she has not only won the hearts of the judges but millions of fans across the world. Since her winnings, Nia has continued to perform and advocate for arts in schools and communities, as well as composing and performing new works in some of the most notable concert halls.

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