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Young Harris College presents September Fine Arts events 

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. — Young Harris College invites the community to attend upcoming Fine Arts events in September. Most events will take place on the YHC campus, which is located at One College Street in Young Harris. 

Join us and enjoy any of the following events:

Pops on the Patio (formerly Pops on the Plaza) will be held Sept. 16 at 5:30 p.m. on the Rollins Campus Center’s patio. The community is invited to gather with lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the YHC Concert Band’s annual outdoor concert – this year, featuring a variety of whistling tunes from traditional marches, film music, and beyond. Admission is Free. 

Enchanted Stories: Tales from an Epic Sleepover by Gina Marie Dropp.  Showtime is at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, in Glenn McGinnis Hall. This original theatre for young audiences production is written and directed by YHC Alumna Gina Marie Dropp and is presented for free with the support of the Fred Register Endowment for Children’s Theatre at Young Harris College. 

Vanities by Jack Heifner will have two performances; Sept. 26-27, 2023, at 7 p.m. in the Dobbs Theatre located in the Goolsby Center. Vanities is a coming-of-age comedy/drama centered around the lives of three popular friends. From high school, through college, and into adulthood, snapshots of their lives show them growing and, like the times, changing … but is it for the better? This Studio Season production is being directed by YHC Theatre Performance student, Alyssa Bantum.  

Piseóg by Adam Gabriel Winnie in the Campus Gate Gallery from Sept. 28- Oct. 26, 2023. There will be an opening reception on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. This event is a free event. Adam Gabriel Winnie is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and works in Decatur, GA. He is a 2023 MFA graduate of Georgia State University’s Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design. While drawing has notably become the core of his art, Adam’s creative process is informed by the expanded field which he extends to painting, photography, video, and sound. 

YHC Jazz Band Concert on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. in Glenn McGinnis Hall. The YHC Jazz Band performs repertoire ranging from swing, shuffle, jazz-rock/funk, Latin, and various other styles. 

Vocal Masterclass with Leah Partridge on Sept. 22 at 2:30 p.m. in the Susan B. Harris Chapel.  Metropolitan opera star, Leah Partridge has been singing opera, concerts, and recitals in the U.S. and Europe for more than 20 years. She will be working with select YHC music and musical theatre students in this masterclass workshop. The public is welcome to come and observe. 

There will also be Student Recitals scheduled for Friday, Sept. 15 and Sept. 22 at 2:30 p.m. in the Susan B. Harris Chapel. Recitals are approximately one hour long, and feature performances by music, musical theatre, and instrumental students. They are free and open to the public.

About Young Harris College

Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution 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 an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has four academic divisions: Fine Arts; Humanities; Mathematics, Science, and Technology; and Professional Studies. Approximately 1,400 students are enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the Conference Carolinas. For more information, visit