Young Harris College music education major Sam Wolaver, of Mansfield is one of five talented seniors in the YHC band program that will be featured during the YHC Concert Band’s performance on Tuesday, April 23, at 7 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of the Clegg Fine Arts Building on the YHC campus. Wolaver is a graduate of Eastside High School.
Under the direction of YHC Senior Instructor of Music and Director of Bands Mary Land, the YHC Concert Band will conclude the academic year with a spectacular concert featuring several guest performers. The memorable program will include Malcolm Arnold's Four Scottish Dances, a selection inspired by Scottish country folk tunes and dances, the famous Norwegian march Valdres andthe original Duke Ellington arrangement of “Sing, Sing, Sing.”
Under the direction of YHC Adjunct Instructor of Music and Fannin County Band Director Scott Barnstead, Fannin County High School’s percussion ensemble will perform several exciting selections before joining the YHC Concert Band on John Mackey’s Foundry that will be guest conducted by Wolaver.
YHC Professor of Music, Director of Choral and Vocal Activities, and Musical Theatre Program Co-Coordinator Jeff Bauman will be featured as a guest soloist during David Holsinger's On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss. National Band Association President John Culvahouse, D.M.A., will serve as a guest conductor during the ensemble’s performances of Frescobaldi's Tocatta and Leonard Bernstein’s Slava! A Political Overture for Orchestra.
Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for students and free for children 12 and under. Tickets will be available at the door.
For more information, call the Young Harris College Division of Fine Arts at 706-379-5182.