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Young Harris College Presents Guitar Ensemble Concert

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College’s Division of Fine Arts will present the YHC Guitar Ensemble in concert on Tuesday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in Susan B. Harris Chapel on the YHC campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Under the direction of Chair of the Music Department and Associate Professor of Music Richard Knepp, D.M.A, the six-member ensemble will perform several arrangements from scores provided by the Atlanta Guitar Guild including two Appalachian folk songs titled “Hush You Bye” and “The Ash Grove,” as well as an arrangement of “Eleanor Rigby” by the Beatles.

Senior music major Marshall Scoggins of LaFayette, Ga., and sophomore music major Caleb Biddy of Calhoun, Ga., will perform the duet titled “Tango” by Isaac Alebeniz, which they performed during the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet masterclass earlier this month.

In addition to Scoggins and Biddy, the ensemble is comprised of junior business and public policy major Brandon Call of Covington, Ga., freshman English major Alejandro Lemus-Gomez of Young Harris, Ga., freshman music major Joshua Long of Dexter, Ga., and senior music major Sarah Nix of Valdosta, 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

Guitar Ensemble

Young Harris College’s Division of Fine Arts will present the YHC Guitar Ensemble in concert on Tuesday, April 5.


Kyle Huneycutt

Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing
Young Harris College
P.O. Box 275 | 1 College Street
Young Harris, Georgia 30582
Phone: (706) 379-5319
Email: [email protected]