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YHC to Present Piano Ensemble Concert

Thursday, March 20, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Author: John Daniels
Media Contact: LeAnn Waldroup
(706) 379-5310, klwaldroup@yhc.edu

Young Harris College to Present Piano Ensemble Concert

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga.— The Young Harris College Division of Fine Arts will present the YHC Piano Ensemble in concert on Tuesday, April 1, at 7 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of the Clegg Fine Arts Building on the YHC campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Comprised of exceptionally talented students currently studying piano, the YHC Piano Ensemble will perform classic and contemporary works for piano duet and trio. The group is directed by Instructor of Music Cynthia DeFoor.

The program will include musical selections by contemporary composer and piano instructor Melody Bober, German-born composer Cornelius Gurlitt and Hungarian conductor, composer and pianist Ernst von Dohnányi. The group will also present several works by “P.D.Q. Bach,” a fictitious composer invented by musical satirist Peter Schickele.

The ensemble is comprised of senior Cody Killian of Murphy, N.C., junior Rocsane Tabulinar of Hiawassee, Ga., junior Joanna Burrell of Dawsonville, Ga., junior Patrick Young of Dawsonville, Ga., junior Lane Dorough of Marietta, Ga., sophomore Courtland Walters of Stockbridge, Ga., sophomore Emily Nix of Winder, Ga., freshman Grace Mason of Alpharetta, Ga., freshman Adam Trotman of Clarkesville, Ga., and freshman Dustin Stewart of Savannah, 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 1,100 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 yhc.edu.

 

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