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Young Harris College to Present Percussion Ensemble Concert

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga.— The Young Harris College Division of Fine Arts will present a special concert featuring the YHC Percussion Ensemble on Tuesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in Susan B. Harris Chapel on the YHC campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Comprised of talented students currently studying percussion instruments, the YHC Percussion Ensemble will perform a variety of solo and ensemble pieces from composers Bela Fleck, Joe Green, James Romig and Mark Ford.

Students featured during the performance include senior music education major Nathaniel Arnold, of Young Harris, Ga., senior music major Patricia Gallagher, of Jasper, Ga., junior communication studies major Brandon Robinson, of Silver Creek, Ga., and freshman music education majors Kirkland Godfrey, of Blue Ridge, Ga., Moon Hamilton, of Atlanta, Ga., and Zachary Sutton, of Alto, Ga.

The group is directed by YHC Adjunct Instructor of Music Dr. Jillian Baxter.

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