Welcome to the marching and athletic bands web page for the University of Tennessee at Martin. Your home for the Skyhawk Marching Band and the Skyhawk Basketball Band! The athletic bands are high energy ensembles that are open to ANY and ALL students on campus with prior experience playing an instrument or spinning equipment.
Our mission is to give support to the athletic department by offering the highest level of performance to provide high energy entertainment, prior, during, and after home football or basketball games.
Please view the auditions tab for information about becoming a member of the Skyhawk Marching Band.
The Skyhawk Marching Band
The Skyhawk Marching Band is offered in the fall. The band band consists of roughly one-hundred and sixty members. Performing spots are available for flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, mellophone, baritone/euphonium, sousaphone, battery(snare/tenor/bass) percussion, front ensemble percussion, and guard. Each halftime production is custom designed for the band to reach excellence in performance and to deliver entertainment that will bring the audience to its feet. The band performs in Hardy Graham Stadium for home football games and at select exhibition performances throughout the region.
The Skyhawk Basketball Band
The Skyhawk Basketball Band begins at the end of the fall semester and continues through March of the spring semester. Comprised of roughly thirty members, the band plays from a rotating selection of sixty diverse and outstanding charts during home basketball games in the Kathleen and Tom Elam center. Skyhawk athletic teams belong to the OVC conference. Each spring the band travels to Nashville for the OVC tournament and also travels with the team to any appearance earned in the NCAA tournament. Recent NCAA trips include Duke University in Chapel Hill, NC. and the United Center in Chicago. IL
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