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YHC to Present Woodwind Faculty Recital

Thursday, October 6, 2011

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

Young Harris College to Present Woodwind Faculty Recital

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College’s Division of Fine Arts will present the first-ever Woodwind Faculty Recital on Sunday, Oct. 16, at 3 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 afternoon of music will feature instrumental performances by the College’s renowned music faculty. The program will include chamber music classics ranging from the Classical period to the 20th century.

Young Harris College faculty members performing include Assistant Professor of Music Karen Calloway, flute, Adjunct Instructor of Music Mike Campbell, D.A., saxophoneand clarinet, Adjunct Instructor of Music Alan Denmon, saxophone, Adjunct Instructor of Music Mary Ann Fox, piano, Staff Accompanist Anita Guss, piano, Staff Accompanist Frank McKinney, saxophone and piano, Assistant Professor of Music Leigh Miller, D.M.A., clarinet, Adjunct Instructor of Music Ginger Ramsay, oboe, and Adjunct Instructor of Music Cheryl Star, flute.

The program will feature various solo works including Time Pieces Op. 43, Movements 3 and 4 by Robert Muczynski, Sonata for Flute and Piano by Francis Poulenc, Sicilienne by Pierre Lantier and Bolero by Emile Pessard.

Dr. Campbell and Dr. Miller will perform Concert Piece No. 1 in F Minor, Andante by Felix Mendelssohn, while Calloway and Star will present Andante and Rondo Op. 25 for Two Flutes and Piano by Franz Doppler. In addition, Dr. Miller, Star and Ramsay will delight audiences with a performance of Divertimento for Flute, Oboe and Clarinet by Malcolm Arnold.

Freshman communication studies major Brian Montgomery of Powder Springs, Ga., will join faculty members Dr. Campbell, Denmon and McKinney to present the saxophone quartet Declamation and Dance by Everett Gates.

“The YHC Music Department is proud to present the finest woodwind and piano players in the region. It will truly be a wonderful afternoon of music,” Music Department Chair and Associate Professor of Music Sandy Calloway, D.M.A., said.

For more information, call the Young Harris College Division of Fine Arts at (706) 379-5182.

About Young Harris College
2011 marks the 125th anniversary for Young Harris College, 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. Earlier this year, the College was granted candidacy for NCAA Division II athletics. For more information, visit www.yhc.edu.

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