Honor Percussion Ensemble

UTM Chamber Fest

Festival Dates - March 28-30, 2019


Applications are due on March 1, 2019


A student should ONLY apply if they are AVAILABLE to attend the event. 2019 Dates are March 28-30. We are selective with positions, so in fairness to others, please check availability with work/school/parents/etc...BEFORE you apply.


Approximate Schedule
Thursday March 28 - 4:30pm Check In/Rehearsals
Friday March 29 - All Day Rehearsals
Friday March 29 - 6pm World Bizarre in Union City
Saturday March 30 - morning dress rehearsal
Saturday March 30 - 11am Concert (Fulton Theater)


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Audition Video (URL)

To be submitted at time of application.


Students may opt to reuse their on campus/in person audition to attend UTM in lieu of the electronic video submission for the Honor Percussion Ensemble. Please note this on the form during your application.

  • Submit a demonstration of your percussion skills.
  • 2 instruments minimum (1 must be a keyboard) more may be included, but are not required.
  • No longer than 8 minutes of total video material
  • The repertoire is your choice and can be anything from an audition etude you have already prepared to a solo or composition of your own. The goal is to demonstrate your strengths.
  • Upload the video via You Tube or other media sharing method of your choosing. Please test your video.

Student/Parent Information

To be submitted at time of application.

  • Name
  • Address
  • Cell Phone Number
  • Email
  • Year in School
  • Name of High School
  • Shirt Size (unisex sizes only)
  • Preference to room with other students. YES or NO

Additional Information

There is NO application fee. However, if you are one of the students selected, a $50 tuition is required for festival attendance. Other costs include 2 nights hotel and meals. For students under 18 a parent or guardian must be present unless a waiver is signed in advance. Contact Dr. Jones for the waiver if needed.

Selected students will be notified of acceptance approximately one week after the application due date.


Please direct any questions to Dr. Shane Jones at sjone185@utm.edu

For more information on UT Martin Percussion visit www.utm.edu/percussion


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