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2014-2015 Performances

Download the 2014-2015 Fine Arts Brochure.

 

Concert Band Senior Showcase

Tuesday, Oct, 7
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium
The Concert Band will kick off the music season with a spectacular program featuring solos by six talented seniors in the YHC band program including Allison Arnold, flute, Rachel Bettis, flute, Joanna Burrell, clarinet, Sally Petty, horn, Patrick Young, tuba, and Nicholas Gannon, percussion.

Kaleidoscope Concert

Saturday, Oct. 18
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium
Members of the talented Department of Music, anchored by the Concert Choir, celebrate Family Weekend with an entertaining program that’s sure to appeal to audiences of all ages. Student vocalists and instrumentalists shine while sharing their love of music making during this delightful concert.

Chamber Choir Concert

Thursday, Oct. 23
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium
$
This 36-voice group performs beautiful choral melodies in a variety of musical styles. The dynamic ensemble’s extensive repertoire ranges from moving works by Renaissance masters to original arrangements of current pop hits.

Community Band Concert

Tuesday, Oct. 28
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium

Percussion Ensemble Concert

Tuesday, Nov. 4
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium

Fall Band Concert

Thursday, Oct. 6
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium
The Concert Band will perform a rousing concert fanfare along with Steven Bryant’s “Ecstatic Waters” and music for antiphonal brass played from Glenn Auditorium’s balcony. The show will also feature performances by YHC Adjunct Instructor of Music John Bryant, trumpet, and the YHC Trumpet Ensemble.

Tara Winds
Fay Harmon Clegg Hoag Concert

Sunday, Nov. 9
5 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium
The symphonic band Tara Winds has been performing since 1988 with the fitting slogan “Music: Enjoyment for All Ages.” Under the direction of Dr. Andrea Strauss, the group is composed primarily of musicians from metropolitan Atlanta. The group’s commitment to music as a source of lifelong enjoyment is evident through the giving of their time, energy, and talents in order to prepare and perform quality musical presentations for their audiences. This concert is made possible through an endowed fund established to honor Fay Harmon Clegg Hoag, ‘33.

Guitar Ensemble Concert

Tuesday, Nov. 11
7 p.m.
Susan B. Harris Chapel

Piano Ensemble Concert

Thursday, Nov. 13
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium

Jazz Band Concert

Monday, Nov. 17
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium

Christmas at Young Harris Concert

Tuesday, Dec. 2
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium
$
YHC’s choral and instrumental ensembles will get into the Christmas spirit at this beloved annual concert. The enchanting evening of seasonal selections will feature the traditional “Hallelujah Chorus,” an uplifting rendition of “O Holy Night” and a magical holiday surprise that’s not to be missed.

The Sounds of Christmas

Friday, Dec. 5
7 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 7
3 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium
Two great ensembles that sound great together, YHC’s Community Band and the Mountain Community Chorus join forces in a special Christmas program. Get into the holiday spirit with this concert showcasing the collaborative spirit among local musicians, the College and the community.

Faculty Artist Recital

Thursday, Feb. 12
7 p.m.
Susan B. Harris Chapel
YHC Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Leigh Miller, clarinet, and Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Richard Knepp, guitar, present a memorable evening of duets.

Community Band Concert

Tuesday, March 3
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium

An Evening of Irish Music

Tuesday, March 17
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium
The Concert Band will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an evening of traditional Irish music. Bring your penny whistle and prepare for a night of love songs and jigs from the Emerald Isle. Irish coffee and desserts will be available during intermission

An Evening at the USO

Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 21
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium
$
This unforgettable tribute to the big band era features the combined talents of the Jazz Band and Chamber Choir. Get up and dance at this wildly popular 40s- and 50s-themed show that includes patriotic songs, swing tunes, and wonderful cabaret-style solos. The interactive concert features door prizes and a concession stand stocked with tasty popcorn and refreshing Coca-Cola.

Guitar Ensemble Concert

Thursday, March 26
7 p.m.
Susan B. Harris Chapel

Acapalooza

Thursday, April 9
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium
$
Back by popular demand, this audience favorite devoted to lighter fare features a cappella pop song arrangements by YHC faculty and students. The Chamber Choir joins forces with the all-male ensemble Compulsive Lyres and all-female group Southern Harmony for a show that’s not to be missed.

Piano Ensemble Concert

Thursday, April 14
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium

Concert Band Spring Extravaganza

Thursday, April 16
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium
This performance features YHC Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Leigh Miller, clarinet, and the YHC Clarinet Ensemble.

Bach to Rock!

Saturday, April 18
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium
$
The Concert Choir brings to life the music of classical greats like Mozart, Beethoven and Bach, revealing their everlasting influence on more modern composers. It will leave your toes tapping, your mind stimulated and your heart singing.

Jazz Band Concert

Monday, April 20
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium

Percussion Ensemble

Tuesday, April 20
7 p.m.
Glenn Auditorium

Pops on the Plaza

Tuesday, May 5
7 p.m.
Plaza
The Community Band presents its highly anticipated annual outdoor spring concert. The community is invited to gather lawn chairs and blankets and make plans to enjoy a memorable evening of familiar musical favorites.

TICKET INFORMATION
Some events (marked $) require payment for admission by the general public. Admission to music events, when required, is $5 for adults and free for students and children 12 and under. Tickets for music events are available at the door.