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Dr. Matthew Saunders to Offer Master Class at Young Harris College

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Division of Fine Arts at Young Harris College is pleased to welcome Dr. Matthew Saunders for a master class on Thursday, Feb. 16, from 6-8 p.m. in room 103 of the Clegg Fine Arts Building on the YHC campus. This master class is free and open to the public.

A composer, music educator, and trombonist, Dr. Saunders will showcase his new work “Twenty Views of the Trombone” that will premiere in Atlanta, on Friday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. at the Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery. 

Dr. Saunders currently serves as an associate professor of music and chair of the Music Department at Lakeland Community College, where he also directs the Lakeland Civic Orchestra.

For more information, contact the Division of Fine Arts at (706) 379-5319. 

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., has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. Recent LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, new residence facilities, and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2016-2017 list of Colleges of Distinction and is listed as a “Best National Liberal Arts College” by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, visit