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UT Martin Percussion Studio to host annual World Bizarre fundraiser March 31


Contact 1: Erin Chesnut


MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin Percussion Studio will host its annual World Bizarre fundraiser beginning at 7 p.m., March 31, at the Soleil Garden Center in Union City.

A $10 ticket includes live music, food and drinks throughout the night. UT Martin music students and faculty members will perform a variety of music from around the world. International students currently attending UT Martin will also appear to perform their native musical works alongside the ensemble.

The event will also include a silent auction featuring gift certificates, artwork, instruments and other items. Door prizes will also be available throughout the evening. Door prize entry tickets are $1 each. Proceeds from this event support student study-abroad opportunities, community outreach projects, guest educators, and the purchase and repair of percussion instruments and sheet music.

The Soleil Garden Center is located at 2317 Nailling Drive in Union City.

For more information, contact Dr. Julie Hill, director of percussion studies, at 731-881-7418 or by email at


PHOTO ID: Jalen Ware, a freshman from Union City, is shown performing with the UT Martin World Percussion Ensemble during the 2016 Tennessee Soybean Festival.

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