If you are interested in continuing to perform music in college, we have opportunities for music majors, music minors, and students that are not seeking a degree in music.
Let us know that you’re interested in music at UTM by filling out this form or contacting Dr. Gorman through email.
Auditions and Scholarships
- Apply to Audition. March 1st is the deadline to audition and receive full consideration for music scholarships.
- Contact your prospective studio professor to schedule an audition if no audition date on the online audition form fits your schedule.
- Make sure you have taken or are scheduled to take the ACT
- Complete and submit a UTM Admissions Application
- Review scholarship information and requirements for the Department of Music and
UT Martin Scholarships
All students who wish to pursue a major or minor in music must pass an entrance audition. Please prepare the following:
- all major scales;
- full range chromatic scale;
- one solo piece.
Sight-reading may be requested.
Suggested solo pieces:
- Arban, Fantasie Brillante
- Balay, Petite Piece Concertante
- Handel, Aria Con Variazioni (arr. Fitzgerald)
- Haydn Concerto (first movement)
- Hummel Concerto (first movement)
- Kent Kennan, Sonata (first movement)
- Guy Ropartz, Andante et Allegro
- Any study from Vassily Brandt, 34 Studies
If you’re interested in pursuing music at UTM, you should come experience music at UTM! You can explore our new music building and work with our faculty at these annual events:
- Honor Band (January): Join us for this 350+ person event featuring four honor bands! Open to students from middle school through high school, by application.
- Junior/Senior Day (Presidents’ Day every February): Be a music major/minor for a day! Sit in on classes, meet current students, and get answers to your questions. Open to all juniors and seniors interested in majoring or minoring in music.
- Chamber Fest (spring): Play with a brass quintet with other outstanding high school musicians. Open by audition and invitation. Click here for more information about the UTM Chamber Fest.
Click here for more information about UTM Department of Music events.
I encourage all prospective students to visit the UTM campus for a day to attend classes, meet students and faculty, and see the facilities. This can be arranged through the Office of Admissions: http://www.utm.edu/advantage/tour.php
For prospective students who plan to study trumpet in college, I will arrange for free lesson and advising. If you are interested in a lesson, please contact Dr. Gorman well in advance of your campus visit.
For more information on our degree offerings, auditions, scholarships, and more, please visit http://www.utm.edu/departments/music/prospectivestudents.php.
Unless otherwise noted, all performances are in the Blankenship Recital Hall, located on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building.