YHC Presents January Fine Arts Events

Tuesday, January 10, 2023
General College
Fine Arts

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. — Young Harris College invites the community to attend upcoming Fine Arts events on the YHC campus, which is located at 1 College Street, Young Harris, Georgia 30582.

  • On Friday, January 13 at 7 p.m. the YHC Concert Band Concert will be held in Glenn~McGinnis Hall. The Concert Band is the premier symphonic instrumental ensemble at YHC, comprised of the College’s woodwind, brass, and percussion players. Students from 10 regional high schools will be performing under the direction of guest conductor Dr. John Lynch, Director of Bands at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. Admission is free and open to the public.
  • On Saturday, January 14 from 8 a.m. – noon, Fine Arts Scholarship Auditions will be held in Glenn~McGinnis Hall. Information regarding Fine Arts Scholarships in Art, Music, Musical Theatre, Theatre Performance, and Theatrical Design and Production can be found on the YHC website.
  • On Saturday, January 14 at 6:30 p.m., the YHC Instrumental Chamber Music Recital will be held in Glenn~McGinnis Hall. This performance will feature the student chamber music ensembles the Brasstown 5 (brass quintet) and the YHC Flute Ensemble, which is led by Adjunct Instructor of Flute and Artist Affiliate Cheryl Star. Mrs. Star will also perform solo flute repertoire with piano accompaniment provided by Anita Guss. Admission is free and open to the public.
  • On Sunday, January 15 at 3 p.m., YHC’s High School Honor Band Clinic Concert will be held in Glenn~McGinnis Hall. The Young Harris College High School Honor Band Clinic Concert will feature serious, director-nominated high school woodwind, brass, and percussion instrumentalists in grades 10-12. Students from 10 regional high schools will be performing under the direction of guest conductor Dr. John Lynch, Director of Bands at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. Admission is free and open to the public.
  • On Thursday, January 26 at 6 p.m., the Opening Reception for the art exhibit, “P L A C E reunion,” by YHC’s Campus Gate Art Gallery Director Becky Miller, will be held in the Campus Gate Art Gallery. The exhibit will be on display weekdays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. through Thursday, February 23. Miller’s work features artifacts made with dirt, soil, clay, crop residue, and found objects. The artist’s mission is to preserve and perpetuate the story undergirded by the idea that the earth is your historian. Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact Assistant to the Division of Fine Arts Victoria Henderson by calling (706) 379-5182 or emailing her at vahenderson@yhc.edu.

About Young Harris College 
 
Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution 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 an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has four academic divisions: Fine Arts; Humanities; Mathematics, Science, and Technology; and Professional Studies. Approximately 1,400 students are enrolled in its undergraduate, Early College, and MAT programs. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor. For more information, visit yhc.edu

###