The Sunday Concert Series at the Springville Museum of Art resumes Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 4:30 pm in the Grand Gallery. The series is free to the public and is sponsored by the Springville Arts Commission on the third Sunday of every month.
August’s performer is J.T. Hilton who is a country and rock singer and entertainer. She performs a mixture of country and classic rock music that includes hits like Burning Love, Johnny B Goode, She’s Country, Flat on the Floor, Taking Care of Business, Hound Dog and Black Horse and a Cherry Tree. J.T. is 18 years old and has been performing for four years. She has performed at state and county fairs, festivals and rodeos in Utah and Idaho. Some of the venues J.T. has performed at include: Utah Arts Festival, Utah State Fair, Eastern Idaho State Fair, Freedom Festival in Provo, Millard County Fair, Sanpete County Fair, Ute Stamped Rodeo, and the Springville Art City Days.
September 21st will feature Kalli Jackson. Kalli Jackson has been amazing audiences since she was eight years old. At the age of nine years old, Kalli’s first vocal competition, she competed against 10-14 year olds and she placed 3rd. At age 11, Kalli won the Scera Celebrity in Orem. After winning the Scera Celebrity Competition, she had many opportunities to sing for their events and other events all over the State. She was the warm up act for Boyz to Men and Lone Star at the Scera.
Vanessa Vega headlines the October 19th performance. Vanessa Vega is from Pasco, Washington, but currently studying vocal performance and theatre at Westminster College in Salt Lake City. Her long term goal is to become an opera singer. She has competed in Washington State and national vocal competitions and earned third place at the Music Teachers’ National Association competition in California, March 2013. She has also been the recipient of Spokane Musicfest Northwest’s Sr. Marietta Coyle scholarship and their “Adjudicator’s Choice” award for 2013. In addition, Vanessa received Westminster Merit, Exemplary Achievement, and Music Scholarships.
November’s concert will be booked soon.
The ever popular annual concert by the Utah Valley Handbell Ringers will be on Sunday, December 14th. Free tickets will be available at the Museum starting in November. More information to come.
J.H. Hilton performs at Art City Days 2014.