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Guest Artist Dr. Jennifer Laubenthal to Present Clarinet Recital at YHC

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Author: Molly Blaschke
Media Contact: LeAnn Waldorup
(706) 379-5310,

Guest Artist Dr. Jennifer Laubenthal to Present Clarinet Recital at Young Harris College

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Clarinetist Jennifer Laubenthal, D.M.A, will present a special program of Hungarian music for the clarinet and piano on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 3 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of the Clegg Fine Arts Building on the Young Harris College campus. The concert is free and open to the public. 

Dr. Laubenthal earned her bachelor of music degree from the University of Akron and her master of music and doctor of musical arts degrees from The Ohio State University, where she was awarded the prestigious Graduate Fellowship and The Osburn Fellowship Award. During her graduate studies, she also served as a graduate assistant for the clarinet studio and Music Education Department.

She currently serves as an assistant professor of clarinet at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, N.M., and performs regularly with the Roswell Symphony Orchestra in Roswell, N.M., and the Southwest Symphony Orchestra in Hobbs, N.M. 

Dr. Laubenthal has been featured as a soloist with the Mercer Community Band in Mercer, Pa., and the Lima Area Concert Band in Lima, Ohio. She has also performed with the New Albany Symphony Orchestra and the Central Ohio Symphony, both in central Ohio. She can be heard on the Naxos recording “Winds of Nagal” and “Southern Harmony.”

For more information about the event, 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