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Young Harris College Concert Choir to Present “Music at the Movies"

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Media Contact: Krystin Dean
(706) 379-5237,

Young Harris College Concert Choir to Present “Music at the Movies"

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Young Harris College Concert Choir will present “Music at the Movies” on Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of the Clegg Fine Arts Building on the YHC campus. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for students and free for children 12 and under. Tickets will be available at the door.

Under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music and Music Education Coordinator John Wayman, Ph.D., the YHC Concert Choir celebrates the marriage of music and film with many well-known selections from films like Sleepless in Seattle, Babe and Sister Act II. From Mozart's “Dies Irae” requiem from Amistad to A.R. Rahman’s Academy Award-winning “Jai Ho” from Slumdog Millionaire, the show is sure to delight audiences of all ages.

Many YHC students will be featured during the concert. JeRee Dukes, a senior music major from Lincolnton, Ga., will be featured as a soloist during “Colors of the Wind” from Pocahontas and serve as a guest conductor during “Homeward Bound” from the film Homeward Bound.

Freshman theatre major Justin Hermosilla, of Lawrenceville, Ga., will be featured as a soloist during “Better Than I” from Joseph King of Dreams, senior theatre major Michael Brown, of Quitman, Ga., will be featured as a soloist during “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” and junior music major Cody Killian of Murphy, N.C., will be featured on the organ during “Joyful, Joyful.”

Freshman theatre majors Devyn White of Conyers, Ga., Stephanie Rodock, of Covington, Ga., and Carrie Moll, of Suwanee, Ga., will tap dance during “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.” Moll will also be featured as a soloist during “Part of Your World” from The Little Mermaid.

In addition to these featured students, the YHC Concert Choir is comprised of Gabi Aleman of Blairsville, Ga., Rachel Anderson of Morganton, Ga., Allison Arnold of Young Harris, Ga., Savannah Ash of Blue Ridge, Ga., Rachel Bettis of Dawsonville, Ga., Brianna Bridges of Athens, Ga., Kristen Brown of McCaysville, Ga., Heath Burnett of Ellijay, Ga., Joanna Burrell of Dawsonville, Ga., Lauren Chamblin of Cumming, Ga., LaDareon Copeland of Centerville, Ga., T’Arica Crawford of Buford, Ga., Lisa Dear of Blairsville, Ga., Emma Dennis of Atlanta, Ga., Emily Espy of Cumming, Ga., Courtney Farmer of Hiawassee, Ga., Hope Fletcher of Tiger, Ga., Kay Forbey of Monroe, N.C., Alexander Fountain of Alpharetta, Ga., Ptah Garvin of College Park, Ga., Justin Gibbs of Cumming, Ga., Adham Hamilton of Powder Springs, Ga., Hillary Hawk of Powder Springs, Ga., Natasha Harkins of Dawsonville, Ga., Myles Head of Fayetteville, Ga., Terrell Heard of Elberton, Ga., Hayley Hoopingarner of Woodstock, Ga., Kaleb Garrett of Hiawassee, Ga., Ashley Johnson of Canton, Ga., Malik Johnson of Carrollton, Ga., Laura Jordan of Young Harris, Ga., Dakota Kellerman of Cartersville, Ga.,Lindsey Koch of Young Harris, Ga., Hana Kudela of Moultrie, Ga., Kristin LaCount of Dahlonega, Ga., Alana Lambert of Dallas, Ga., Monica Lewis of Dacula, Ga., Carrie Lizama of Stockbridge, Ga., Judith Lyle of Clarkesville, Ga., Ben March of Blairsville, Ga., Kaisha Marlow of Douglasville, Ga., Meredith Martin of Cumming, Ga., Ali McCollough, of Augusta, Ga., Nikki McDermott of Alpharetta, Ga., Ansley Meyer of Williamson, Ga., Stephanie Mills of Bainbridge, Ga., Brooke Mitchell of Monroe, Ga., Rosa Moore of Ellenwood, Ga., Ashley Murray of Young Harris, Ga., Spencer Murray of Ball Ground, Ga., Sarah Nix of Valdosta, Ga., Jacob Pruitt of Cartersville, Ga., Arin Satterfield of Marietta, Ga., Aaron Shepherd of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Benjamin Sims of Hiram, Ga., Andrew Smith of Blairsville, Ga., Chelsey Sizemore of Flintstone, Ga., Sarah Stogsdill of Shalimar, Fla., Hilary Taber of Alpharetta, Ga., Rocsane Tabulinar of Hiawassee, Ga., Brandon Thomas of Oxford, Ga., John-Michael Thomas of Clarksville, Ga., Meg Thomas of Wrexham, Wales, Melissa Tillery of Morganton, Ga., Taylor Tracy of Blairsville, Ga., Natalie Tripp of Fayetteville, Ga., Brian Walker of Powder Springs, Ga., Erica Ware of Dacula, Ga., Nicole Wasko of Blairsville, Ga., Zach Waters of Calhoun, Ga., Codi Wayand of New Port Richey, Fla., Lindsey Yearwood of Douglasville, Ga., and Patrick Young of Dawsonville, Ga.

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 1,000 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences—and plans to increase enrollment to 1,200 over the next few years. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., is currently undergoing major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth, including recent completion of a 200-bed, LEED Silver-certified residence hall, Georgia’s first higher education facility north of Atlanta to achieve this certification, a 57,000-square-foot, LEED-certified recreation center, the second higher educational recreation facility in Georgia to achieve this certification, and a 248-bed, apartment-style residential village. In 2011, the College was granted candidacy for NCAA Division II athletics. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2012-2013 list of Colleges of Distinction. For more information, visit