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YHC Chamber Choir and Concert Band Perform at First United Methodist Church of Union County

Monday, September 24, 2012

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

Young Harris College Chamber Choir and Concert Band Perform at First United Methodist Church of Union County

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – On Sept. 23, many Young Harris College faculty, staff and students attended “YHC Sunday,” an annual event presented by the First United Methodist Church of Union County in Blairsville, Ga.

The YHC Chamber Choir performed during services at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. under the direction of YHC Professor of Music and Director of Choral and Vocal Activities Jeff Bauman, who also serves as music director at First UMC of Union County. The YHC Concert Band performed at the 11 a.m. service under the direction of YHC Senior Instructor of Music and Director of Bands Mary Land.

In addition, YHC President Cathy Cox addressed the congregation during both services.

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 200 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2012-2013 list of Colleges of Distinction. For more information, visit www.yhc.edu.

Young Harris College President Cathy Cox addressed the congregation during two services as part of “YHC Sunday” held at First United Methodist Church of Union County in Blairsville, Ga.

The Young Harris College Chamber Choir and Young Harris College Concert Band performed during “YHC Sunday” at First United Methodist Church of Union County in Blairsville, Ga.

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