Young Harris College sophomore music major Caitlin Davis, trumpet, of Baxley, will perform at the Young Harris College Jazz Band concert on Monday, Nov. 14. The concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of the Clegg Fine Arts Building on the Young Harris College campus. Davis is a graduate of Appling County High School.
The Young Harris College Jazz Band will perform a variety of music covering all styles of the jazz genre. Directed by Adjunct Instructor of Music Mike Campbell, D.A., the ensemble guarantees an evening of entertaining instrumental music featuring an array of traditional American jazz standards and big band swing tunes that will feature several student solos.
The Jazz Band will perform Chuck Mangione’s “Feel So Good,” Billie Holiday’s “God Bless the Child,” ”Hoagy Carmichael’s “Georgia on My Mind,” Maynard Ferguson’s “Gospel John,” George Gershwin’s “They Can’t Take That Away From Me,” Stephen Sondheim’s “Send in the Clowns” and Buddy Rich’s arrangement of “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy!”
The Brasstown Big Band will perform “Manteca” by Dizzy Gillespie, “Satin Doll” by Count Basie, “Sister Sadie” by Horace Silver and the ballad “Angel Eyes” by Matt Dennis. The Brasstown Big Band will also team up with the YHC Jazz Band to delight audiences with a performance of Glenn Miller’s famous big band hit “In the Mood.”
The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Young Harris College Division of Fine Arts at (706) 379-5182.
About Young Harris College
2011 marks the 125th anniversary for Young Harris College, 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. Long known for nurturing students during the first two years of college, Young Harris College received accreditation in 2008 to grant bachelor’s degrees.
The College currently has more than 800 students across four divisions—Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Science—and plans to increase enrollment to 1,200 over the next few years. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., is currently undergoing major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth, including recent completion of a 200-bed, LEED Silver-certified residence hall, Georgia’s first higher education facility north of Atlanta to achieve this certification, and a 57,000-square-foot, LEED-certified recreation center, the second higher educational recreation facility in Georgia to achieve this certification. For more information, visit www.yhc.edu.