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Young Harris College to Present Faculty Artists Recital

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Krystin Dean
(706) 379-5310, kndean@yhc.edu

Young Harris College to Present Faculty Artists Recital

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College’s Division of Fine Arts will present a Music Department Faculty Artists Recital on Monday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of the Clegg Fine Arts Building on the YHC campus. The recital is free and open to the public.

This inspiring and delightful evening of vocal and instrumental music will feature instrumental performances by the College’s renowned music faculty. The program will include both classical and contemporary pieces.

Young Harris College faculty members performing include Adjunct Instructor of Music John Bryant, trumpet, Music Department Chair and Associate Professor of Music Edwin Sandy Calloway, D.M.A., baritone, Assistant Professor of Music Karen Calloway, flute and soprano, Adjunct Instructor of Music Mary Ann Fox, piano, Staff Accompanist Anita Guss, piano, Adjunct Instructor of Music Chris Hendley, Ph.D., tenor, Adjunct Instructor of Music Katherine Holland, D.M.A., bassoon, Assistant Professor of Music Leigh Miller, D.M.A., clarinet, Adjunct Instructor of Music Cheryl Star, flute, and Adjunct Instructor of Music Laura Stooksbury, mezzo soprano.

The program will feature many classical pieces, including arias from Cantata 30 and Cantata 82 by Bach, Carl Maria von Weber’s Clarinet Quintet, Movement 4, George Enescu’s Cantabile and Presto for Flute and Piano, and Camille Saint-Saëns’ Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Movement 1.

Contemporary pieces include arrangements of three American folk songs by Aaron Copland, “Bess, You Is My Woman Now” from George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, and “She Was There” from The Scarlet Pimpernel by Frank Wildhorn.

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. Long known for nurturing students during the first two years of college, Young Harris College received accreditation in 2008 to grant bachelor’s degrees. The College currently has approximately 900 students across four divisions—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 148-bed, apartment-style residential village. In 2011, the College was granted candidacy for NCAA Division II athletics. For more information, visit www.yhc.edu.

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