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Young Harris College Presents Guitar Ensemble Concert

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Young Harris College Guitar Ensemble will present a concert on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 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 ensemble will perform a variety of solos pieces, duets, trios and a quartet. The program will encompass a variety of musical styles from across the globe such as a South American folk song, an Asian/Eastern-influenced composition entitled “Chasing Dragons” by composer Darin Au, and “Cavatina” by film composer Stanley Myers.

Along with Dr. Knepp, the ensemble includes junior music major Caleb Biddy, of Douglasville, Ga., freshman music major Moon Hamilton, of Atlanta, Ga., and sophomore English major Alejandro Lemus-Gomez, of Young Harris, 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 1,100 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