Young Harris College Presents Fine Arts Events for November
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. — Young Harris College invites the community to attend fine arts events in November. All events will take place on the YHC campus, which is located at 1 College St., Young Harris, Georgia 30582. Enjoy the following events:
- On Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m., the YHC Concert Band will host “American Blues” in Glenn-McGinnis Hall. The blues are at the root of hundreds of musical genres: jazz, rock, boogie-woogie and some of our most treasured symphonic works. In this concert, the YHC Concert Band will highlight the best-known classical take on the blues, George Gershwin’s masterpiece “Rhapsody in Blue,” featuring renowned pianist Dr. Alexander Wasserman. This event is free and open to the public.
- On Sunday, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m., the YHC Community Band will perform in Glenn-McGinnis Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
- On Monday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m., the YHC Jazz Band will host a concert in Glenn-McGinnis Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
- On Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m., the YHC Guitar Ensemble will perform in the Susan B. Harris Chapel. This event is free and open to the public.
- From Tuesday, Nov. 12 – Saturday, Nov. 16, Theatre Young Harris will present “First Lady Suite” in Dobbs Theatre, Goolsby Center. This is an enthralling musical that looks into the lives of four of history’s most neglected figures—the wives of U.S. presidents, including Jacqueline Kennedy, Mamie Eisenhower, Bess Truman and Eleanor Roosevelt. Written by Tony-nominated composer John LaChiusa, “First Lady Suite” takes a look inside the private lives of America’s public figures. This musical contains adult subject matter and humor. The "Pay What You Can" Preview is Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. Regular performances are Wednesday, Nov. 13 – Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. The matinee performance is Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors 65+ or with YHC ID. Contributions are accepted during the “Pay What You Can” Preview. The Box Office is open Monday – Friday from 3 – 5 p.m. in the lobby of Goolsby Center and at (706) 379-4307. Tickets are also available online at yhc.edu/boxoffice.
- On Monday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m., the YHC Brass Ensemble will perform in Glenn-McGinnis Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
- From Wednesday, Nov. 20 – Thursday, Nov. 21, Theatre Young Harris will present “Two Rooms” at 7 p.m. in Dobbs Theatre, Goolsby Center. This event is free and open to the public.
- On Thursday, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m., the Campus Gate Art Gallery will host an opening reception for guest artist Alberto Mier. Following the opening, Mier’s exhibit will be on display Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. through Friday, Dec. 13, with the exception of Wednesday, Nov. 27 – Friday, Nov. 29. Both the reception and the exhibit are free and open to the public. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Mier was influenced by comic books, traditional illustration, animation and fine arts. After graduating from Ringling College of Art and Design, he moved to Atlanta to work for CNN Headline News. His career with the company includes time with CNN Español, CNN International and CNN Digital. Mier also does freelance work ranging from illustration to design and motion graphics. His artwork has been shown in galleries in Atlanta, Puerto Rico, New York, St. Louis, Boston and Los Angeles.
For more information about the above events, please contact YHC Fine Arts at (706) 379-5182.
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. More than 1,400 students are enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. For more information, visit yhc.edu.