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Young Harris College's Division of Fine Arts to Present "Collage Concert"
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College’s Division of Fine Arts will present “Collage Concert” featuring YHC’s Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and Concert Band on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of the Clegg Fine Arts Building on the YHC campus. The concert is free and open to the public.
Many of YHC’s talented music ensembles will join forces to present an eclectic program showcasing student talent and featuring the music of Grammy award-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre, respected American classical composer Aaron Copland and internationally-renowned pianist, conductor and arranger Moses Hogan.
The concert will culminate with a spectacular finale performed by more than 150 student vocalists and instrumentalists.
The 82-voice YHC Choir is directed by Assistant Professor of Music and Music Education Coordinator John Wayman, Ph.D., while Professor of Music, Director of Choral and Vocal Activities and Musical Theatre Program Co-Coordinator Jeff Bauman directs the 23-member YHC Chamber Choir. YHC Senior Instructor of Music and Director of Bands Mary Land serves as the director for the 71-member YHC Concert Band.
For more information, call the Young Harris College Division of Fine Arts at (706) 379-5182.
About Young Harris College
Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of north Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,100 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., is currently undergoing major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth, including recent completion of a 226-bed residence hall that is expected to earn LEED certification, a 248-bed, apartment-style residential village and a 57,000-square-foot, LEED-certified recreation center. In 2011, the College was granted candidacy for NCAA Division II athletics, and in 2012, was invited to become the 14th member of the Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2013-2014 list of Colleges of Distinction. For more information, visit yhc.edu.