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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, April 18, at 7 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of the Clegg Fine Arts Building 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 a variety of jazz favorites including “My Funny Valentine” by Richard Rogers, “Satin Doll” by Duke Ellington and “Front Burner” by Sammy Nestico.

Featured soloists include senior music major Courtland Walters, saxophone, of Stockbridge, Ga., during “Critical Mass,” “Harlem Nocturne,” “Satin Doll,” “Pennsylvania 6-5000,” “Chameleon” and “Quiet Rain,” junior music major Chloe Cook, saxophone, of Blue Ridge, Ga., during “Lucretia Mac Evil,” sophomore music major Charles Meggitt, trumpet, of Cleveland, Ga., during “Satin Doll” and “Lucretia Mac Evil,” sophomore music major Kate Snell, piano, of Elko, Ga., during “Satin Doll” and “All of Me,” freshman music major Collin McCane, trumpet, of Cleveland, Ga., during “A Child is Born,” and freshman music major Justin Mason, trombone, of Fairburn, Ga., during “Chameleon.”

In addition to the soloists, the Jazz Band is also comprised of junior psychology major Adam Shelp, saxophone, of Dawsonville, Ga., sophomore music major Blake Cornell, saxophone, of Ellijay, Ga., junior music major Michelle Queen, saxophone, of Jasper, Ga., junior music major Jasmine Redding, saxophone, of Atlanta, Ga., junior music major Nolan Walker, trumpet, of Ellijay, Ga., freshman music education major Donovan Anguelo, trumpet, of Blairsville, Ga., senior music major Marshall Scoggins, Bass, of LaFayette, Ga., and sophomore music major Tricia Gallagher, drums, of Jasper, Ga.

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 1,200 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., is currently undergoing 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. In 2014, the College was granted active membership in NCAA Division II and is a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2015-2016 list of Colleges of Distinction. For more information, visit