Celebrating 'Made in America' spring concert

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April 10, 2012

Celebrate “Made in America” as Georgia College’s combined choral and music ensembles present their annual fundraising spring concert.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Russell Auditorium on the campus of Georgia College.

The concert features the Jazz Band, Max Noah Singers, Georgia College Orchestra, University Chorus, Georgia College Wind Ensemble and the Women’s Ensemble.

The musicians will perform selections by American composers George Gershwin, Burt Bacharach and Hal David with a gala finale by all performers of “America, The Beautiful,” by Samuel Augustus Ward and arranged by Carmen Dragon.

As an added feature students conductors will lead three of the choral selections: Kristen Whitworth will lead the Women’s Ensemble in “Omnia Sol (Let Your Heart be Staid);” Erica Wright will lead the Max Noah Singers in “Earth Song;” and Lauren Harbor will lead University Chorus in “Laudate Dominum.”

Admission is $10. Proceeds benefit music scholarships.

Purchase tickets at Porter Hall, Room 202, or by calling 478-445-8289.

ABOUT GEORGIA COLLEGE: Georgia College, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, study abroad and myriad internships.

Founded in 1889, Georgia College boasts one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation with Corinthian columns fronting red brick buildings and wide open green spaces. Georgia College also offers graduate education at the historic Jefferson building in downtown Macon, at Robins Air Force Base and online.

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