Dr. Leigh Miller to Present Clarinet Recital at Young Harris College

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Media Contact: LeAnn Waldroup|
(706) 379-5237, klwaldroup@yhc.edu

Dr. Leigh Miller to Present Clarinet Recital at Young Harris College
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College’s Division of Fine Arts will present a special recital featuring Assistant Professor of Music Leigh Miller, D.M.A., on Friday, Aug. 23. The free concert begins at 4:30 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of the Clegg Fine Arts Building on the YHC campus and is open to the public.

Dr. Miller will present an afternoon of modern works for the clarinet, showcasing new works as well as those in the established clarinet repertory. Accompaniment will be provided by YHC Staff Accompanist Anita Guss on piano.

Dr. Miller received her bachelor of music degree from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, before earning master of music and doctor of musical arts degrees from The Ohio State University (OSU). Her primary teachers have included James M. Pyne and Kim Ellis. While at OSU, Dr. Miller received the prestigious University Fellowship Award and served as a graduate teaching associate for the clarinet studio.

She has performed as a soloist at the Georgia Music Educators Association annual conference and for The Ohio State University Symphony Orchestra, and regularly performs with the Toccoa Symphony Orchestra in Toccoa, Ga.

For more information about this event, contact the 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 2013-2014 list of Colleges of Distinction. For more information, visit yhc.edu.