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YOU ARE WELCOME HERE!
Want to be a flute major at UTM? Super!
We offer music degrees in performance, instrumental pedagogy, music education, and arts.
Want to minor in music with flute as your main instrument? Come right on!
See the current catalogue for requirements. (PDF file)
Want to be a non-music major but continue to play flute? Good for you!
Your expertise and participation will be welcomed and appreciated.
Opportunities for flutists at UTM:
Small Ensemble Work: duet, trio, quartet
Flute Choir: C flutes, piccolos, alto flute, bass flute (This is a fun class!)
Scholarships are available for those who want to play in band.
See Dr. Nola Jones, UTM Director of Bands.
Scholarships are available for music majors.
See Dr. Elaine Harriss, Interim Chair, UTM Department of Music.
What does it take to be a music major? Do you:
Love to sing or play your instrument
Enjoy making music in a group
Find pleasure in practice (you'll do a lot of this)
Have a good sense of pitch and good rhythmic skills
Have a burning desire to develop as a musician
What is the best preparation for majoring in flute in college?
Performing experience (ensemble, solo, etc.), private lessons, listening to
good music, and practice, practice, practice!
What should I have prepared for an audition to be a flute major at UTM?
Here is the ideal:
all major scales, 2 octaves
one or more solos from the standard flute repertoire
standard flute etude
be prepared to sight-read
For information or one-on-one counseling about flute at UTM, contact
Dr. Elaine Harriss
211 Fine Arts Building
University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, TN 38238