The 4th Annual UT Martin Chamber Fest will take place on the UT Martin campus on March 31-April 2, 2016. The HCMF is an exciting event that showcases the talents of exceptional high school musicians in a chamber music setting. Through participation in this unique event, you will learn and cultivate chamber music's inherent skills including listening, self-analysis, musical awareness, timing, intonation, style, collaboration and professionalism. You will also be introduced to new repertoire and gain exposure to the chamber music idiom while working with other talented high school musicians.
The UT Martin Department of Music faculty look forward to meeting and creating meaningful musical experiences with you during this inspiring event.
March 31-April 2, 2016
All Materials Must Be Submitted by March 11, 2016
Please fill out the online application here.
**Please direct any questions to your specific instrument/vocal faculty member
FLUTE - Professor Charles Lewis - email@example.com
Joachim Andersen - 24 Etudes for Flute, Op. 21
#3 Allegretto, Start at measure 26 and play to the end. Quarter note = 100
#10 Andante cantabile (Romanza), Play from the beginning with both endings to the end of measure 25. Quarter note = 66
OBOE - Dr. Doug Owens - firstname.lastname@example.org
Please select and submit one lyrical and one technical etude, standard orchestral excerpt or a portion of solo repertoire for your audition. Sample etudes include the Hite "Melodious and Progressive Studies" and Ferling "48 Studies." Sample solo repertoire includes major concerti by Mozart and Cimarosa, sonatas by Handel and Hindemith, and unaccompanied works by Britten and Chavez.
CLARINET - Dr. Elizabeth Aleksander - email@example.com
Any one etude from Rose, 32 Etudes (note that Rose wrote several etude books; please make sure that you have the correct one)
BASSOON - Dr. Doug Owens - firstname.lastname@example.org
Please select and submit one lyrical and one technical etude, standard orchestral excerpt or a portion of solo repertoire for your audition. Sample etudes include the Weissenborn "Fifty Advanced Studies" and Milde "Studies in Scales and Chords." Sample solo repertoire includes major concerti by Weber and Mozart, sonatas by Telemann and Hurlstone, and unaccompanied works by Osborne and Bach.
SAXOPHONE - Dr. Doug Owens - email@example.com
Please select and submit one lyrical and one technical etude or a portion of solo repertoire for your audition. Sample etudes include the David Hite "Melodious and Progressive Studies" and Ferling "48 Studies." Sample solo repertoire includes major concerti by Glazunov and Ibert, sonatas by Creston and Heiden, and unaccompanied works by Bozza and Bonneau.
TRUMPET - Dr. Kurt Gorman - firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact Dr. Kurt Gorman (email@example.com) if you need help finding the listed repertoire.
Holst - First Suite for Military Band:
First Movement, Chaconne, quarter note pick up to 8 bars before C to C
Second Movement, Intermezzo, beginning to rehearsal A and rehearsal D to 8 bars before E
Brandt - Etude #4 (International edition) first 6 lines
HORN - Dr. Jessie Thoman - firstname.lastname@example.org
TROMBONE - Dr. Joseph Frye - email@example.com
EUPHONIUM - Dr. Bill Waterman - firstname.lastname@example.org
Please select two pieces of music contrasting in style (1 lyrical and 1 technical) for your audition. A sampling of books may include: Melodious Etudes by Rochut, Selected Studies by Voxman, New Concert Studies by Steven Mead. If you have any questions please email Dr. Waterman.
TUBA - Dr. Bill Waterman - email@example.com
Please select two pieces of music contrasting in style (1 lyrical and 1 technical) for your audition. A sampling of books may include: 78 Studies for Tuba by Grigoriev, 70 studies for Tuba by Blazhevich, 60 Etudes for Tuba by Kopprasch. If you have any questions please email Dr. Waterman.
PERCUSSION - Dr. Julie Hill - firstname.lastname@example.org
Please visit www.utm.edu/percussion for more information
The repertoire is your choice and can be anything from an audition etude to a solo or composition of your own. Please include a minimum of two instrument areas. The goal is to demonstrate your strengths.
**Detailed Schedules/Rehearsal Rooms for Wind, Brass, and Percussion will be distributed upon Registration
|9am-4:00pm||Rehearsals, Lunch, Master classes, etc..|
|A breakdown of this schedule will be provided in each instrumental area as different studios have ensemble rehearsals/performances for participating students to observe and participate in at different times throughout the day.|
|5:00-6:00pm||UTM Department of Music Chamber Music Montage Concert, Location TBA|
|7:00pm||“World Bizarre” at Soleil Garden Center in Union City, Tennessee|
|10:30am||Set Up for Closing Concert|
|11:00am||UT Martin Honor Chamber Ensembles Festival Concert with all participating students (please wear nice attire of your choice)|
THINGS TO DO
You are free to sit in on any and all rehearsals
We also have the UTM Library and Starbucks as well as the Looking Glass coffee shop in downtown Martin (free wireless)
There is a movie theater in town and also several walking trails
Other options within an hour's drive
Paducah, KY or Jackson, TN
Reelfoot Lake State Park
Columbus Belmont State Park
Dixie Gun Works in Union City
In accordance with University Policy, all visitor vehicles parked on campus require a guest pass. Parking without one will result in a ticket. Guest passes are free and may be obtained from Crisp Hall (located directly across from the Boling Center). Please have the license plate # of the vehicle available. If you get a ticket, please give it to Mrs. Sherry Adams, the Administrative Assistant in the Music Office.
The Opera House
UTM Food Court
KN Drive In (great burgers and root beer)
HOTELS (not included in festival fee)
Housing reservations are the responsibility of the participating student. Each student must be accompanied by either a parent or band director. If your student would like to share accommodations with a student from another school and split supervision responsibilities with another parent/director, please let the appropriate studio faculty member know so they can help you find a solution and partner you with the right people.
Hampton Inn 5575 Skyhawk Parkway Martin, TN 38237 (731) 587-5800 www.hamptoninn.com
Days Inn 800 University St. Martin, TN 38237 US (731) 587-9577 www.daysinn.com
Econo Lodge 853 University St. Martin, TN 38237 (731) 587-4241 www.econolodge.com
There is a $50 registration fee for the Festival per student (t-shirt included). Please bring a check payable to the UTM Department of Music to registration.
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