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Young Harris College Welcomes Violinist Dr. Rachael Fischer for an Evening of Chamber Music

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Violinist Rachael Fischer, D.M.A., will present an evening of chamber music for violin and piano on Monday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. in Glenn-McGinnis Hall of the Clegg Fine Arts Building on the Young Harris College campus. Admission is $5 for adults and free for students and children under 12.

Dr. Fischer began playing the violin at age four and continues to perform as a soloist and chamber musician. She earned her bachelor of music and doctor of musical arts degrees from the University of Georgia (UGA) and her master of music degree from Arizona State University.

Dr. Fischer has been invited to perform for regional, national, and international events across the across the United States and in Europe. Her recent concert appearances include performances with Aspen String Trio, clarinetist Jon Manasse, pianist Peter Miyamoto, and members of the UGA string faculty. 

Dr. Fischer has performed in violin master classes for renowned artists and teachers including Roger Frisch, Brian Lewis, J. Patrick Rafferty, Stanley Ritchie, and Walter Verdehr, and in chamber music master classes with members of the Ebéne, Juilliard, Parisii, St. Lawrence, and Tokyo String Quartets.

She currently serves as Assistant Professor of Music at Georgia Gwinnett College and also maintains a full violin studio at UGA’s Community Music School. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Suzuki Association of Georgia and is an associate director of UGA’s Summer Music Camps.

For more information about the event, call the YHC 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