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Author: Savannah Garrick 
Media Contact: Maddy Elledge
(706) 379-5319, [email protected]

Young Harris College to Present Jazz Band Concert with Union County High School Jazz Band

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College’s Division of Fine Arts will present the YHC Jazz Band in concert along with guest band Union County High School Jazz Band on Monday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Union County High School Performing Arts Center. 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.

Performing members of YHC Jazz Band include freshman music majors David Smith, of Fairburn, Ga., tenor saxophone, and Paul Williams, of Ludowici, Ga., trombone saxophone, sophomore music education major Donovan Anguelo, of Blairsville, Ga., trumpet, freshman music education majors Justin Mason, of Fairburn, Ga., trombone, Jake Damera, of Cleveland, Ga., trombone, and Christian Dasher, of Ludowici, Ga., saxophone, freshman history major Jacob Woods, of Dahlonega, Ga., trumpet, junior music education major Kate Snell, of Perry, Ga., piano, senior music major Tricia Gallagher, of Jasper, Ga., drum, senior psychology major Adam Shelp, of Dawsonville, Ga., saxophone, freshman biology major Drew Schottoefer, of Newman, Ga., saxophone, junior music major Nolan Walker, of Ellijay, Ga., trumpet, sophomore music major Colin McCane, of Cleveland, Ga., trumpet, senior business and public policy major Chloe Cook, of Blue Ridge, Ga., bass, and YHC’s Adjunct Instructor of Music Alan Denmon.

In addition, the Union Country High School band will perform several sections during the concert from artist like Gordon Goodwin, Hoagy Carmichael, Bart Howard and Charles Mingus.

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