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Young Harris College to Present Jazz Band Concert

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College’s Division of Fine Arts will present the YHC Jazz Band in concert on Monday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Rollins Campus Center on the YHC campus. The performance is free and open to the public.

Under the direction of Adjunct Instructor of Music Dr. Mike Campbell, the YHC Jazz Band will perform jazz favorites and a variety musical styles including swing, Latin, ballads, fusion, and funk.

Featured soloists include freshman music major David Smith, of Fairburn, Ga., saxophone, junior music major Charles Meggitt, of Cleveland, Ga., trumpet, sophomore music education major Donovan Anguelo, of Blairsville, Ga., trumpet, freshman music education major Justin Mason, of Fairburn, Ga., trombone, junior music education major Kate Snell, of Elko, Ga., piano, and senior music major Tricia Gallagher, of Jasper, Ga., drum.

Other students performing include senior psychology major Adam Shelp, of Dawsonville, Ga., saxophone,  junior music major Michelle Queen, of Jasper, Ga., saxophone, senior music major Jasmine Redding, of Atlanta, Ga., saxophone, freshman biology major Drew Schottoefer, of Sharpsburg, Ga., saxophone, freshman music education major Jake Damera, of Sautee Nacoochee, Ga., trombone, freshman music majors Paul Williams, of Ludowici, Ga., trombone, Riley McClure, of Ellijay, Ga., trombone, junior music major Nolan Walker, of Ellijay, Ga., trumpet, sophomore music major Colin McCane, of Cleveland, Ga., trumpet, and senior business and public policy major Chloe Cook, of Blue Ridge, Ga., bass.

In addition, guest band “Swing Set” will perform several selections during the concert.      

For more information, call YHC’s 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