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Young Harris College to Present Concert Featuring Jazz Band
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College’s Division of Fine Arts will present the Young Harris College Jazz Band in concert Monday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of the Clegg Fine Arts Building on the Young Harris College campus. The performance is free and open to the public.
The Young Harris College Jazz Band will perform a variety of music covering all styles of the jazz genre. Directed by Adjunct Instructor of Music Mike Campbell, D.A., the ensemble guarantees an evening of entertaining instrumental music featuring several student solos.
Student vocalist T'Arica Crawford, a freshman musical theatre major from Buford, Ga., will be featured during “When I Fall in Love” by Victor Young and “It’s Only a Paper Moon” by Harold Arlen. The program also includes “Spain” by Chick Corea, “Chameleon” by Herbie Hancock, “Here's That Rainy Day” by Jimmy Van Heusen, “Buffalo Wings” by Mike Carubia, “I Get a Kick Out of You” by Cole Porter, “Better Get Hit In Your Soul” by Charles Mingus, “Birdland” by Josef Zawinul and “In the Mood” by Joe Garland.
The YHC Jazz Band is comprised of David Agore-Iwe, alto saxophone, of Marietta, Ga., Sam Cook, alto saxophone, of Young Harris, Ga., Caitlin Davis, trumpet, of Baxley, Ga., Diantae Davis, baritone saxophone, of Acworth, Ga., Lane Dorough, piano, of Marietta, Ga., Sean Dorough, guitar, of Marietta, Ga., Cedric Epps, drums, of Talbotton, Ga., Rolando Fernandez, trumpet, of Canton, Ga., Kaleb Garrett, bass, of Hiawassee, Ga., Jeremiah Kersting, trumpet, of Sugar Hill, Ga., Cody Killian, piano, of Murphy, N.C., Timothy Linley, trombone, of Cartersville, Ga., Brian Montgomery, saxophone, of Powder Springs, Ga., Chris Simms, saxophone, of Cumming, Ga., Jeffrey Stewart, trombone, of Young Harris, Ga., Kaleb Swanda, trumpet, of Buford, Ga., Clint Vaughan, trumpet, of Talking Rock, Ga., Jake Wentzek, saxophone, of Blairsville, Ga., Sam Wolaver, trombone, of Mansfield, Ga., and Patrick Young, trombone, 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. 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.