The Wind Ensemble meets each semester and consists of the finest wind, brass and percussion musicians on campus and utilizes a flexible instrumentation to accommodate the wind band's large and varied repertoire. Including both standard and contemporary works, the Wind Ensemble performs compositions representing the vast history of the wind band and cultures worldwide. The Wind Ensemble works closely with composers, both individually and in consortiums, in the commissioning of new works, and joins other collegiate and professional wind bands in furthering the development of Western music. The UT-Martin Wind Ensemble performs two concerts per semester, tours regionally and nationally and is open to all UT-Martin students by audition. See repertoire for the current year, past programs, listen or read about recent and upcoming events of the UT-Martin Wind Ensemble.
The Concert Band provides a musical environment that challenges individual players as well as focuses on developing skills as an ensemble musician. Meeting in both Fall and Spring, the Concert band performs two concerts each semester. The ensemble studies and performs works representing the vast scope of the large wind band tradition and is open to all UT-Martin students. Additionally, the Concert Band provides opportunities for music education majors to gain performance experience on secondary instruments. Community musicians are also welcome to participate in the ensemble. See past programs or listen to the Concert Band.