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Young Harris College Concert Band Presents Senior Showcase

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Young Harris College Concert Band will present its annual Senior Showcase on Thursday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. in the Glenn-McGinnis Hall on the YHC campus. This concert is free and open to the public.

Under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands Dr. Mary Land, this performance is designed to feature YHC’s most talented senior musicians performing a professional solos with the YHC band.

Senior music major Melanie Ellis, of Hawkinsville, Ga., will be performing John Williams’ clarinet solo, “Viktor’s Tale.” Senior music education major Nick Fortenberry, of Powder Springs, Ga., will be featured on Saint-Saens horn concerto “Romance opus 36.” Senior music education major Nat Arnold, of Young Harris, Ga., will be performing the famous ragtime xylophone solo “Xylophonia” by William Cahn. Senior music education major Jasmine Redding, of Atlanta, Ga., will join forces with her clarinet professor, Dr. Justin Stanley, and perform Felix Mendelssohn’s “Concertpiece No. 2” for two clarinets and band. Senior music major Charles Meggitt, of Cleveland, Ga., will perform the famous Rafael Mendez version of “La Virgin de la Macarena” for solo trumpet and winds. 

For more information, contact 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 2017-2018 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