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Young Harris College Concert Band to Present “Music of the Macabre” Mixed Media Concert

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Young Harris College Concert Band will present a mixed media concert on Monday, Oct. 31, at 7 p.m. in the Suber Banquet Hall of the Rollins Campus Center on the YHC campus. The event is $5 for adults and free for students and children under the age of 12. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands Mary Land, Ed.D., the YHC Concert Band will present an evening of “Music of the Macabrefeaturing Edvard Grieg’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King,” selections from “Phantom of the Opera,” the John Williams arrangement from the 100th anniversary celebration of the Olympics “Summon the Heroes,” Italian composer Girolamo Frescobaldi’s Toccata,” and the eerieSatiric Dances” by Norman Dello Joio.  

Many special effects including ghostly dancers, interactive media presentations and even a few surprise goblins might appear throughout the performance. The master of ceremonies for the evening will be Adjunct Instructor of Theatre Bart Hansard.  

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

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