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UT Martin hosts 10th Annual Drum Line Tune-Up Day on Aug. 23

07-16-2014


Contact 1: Bud Grimes





MARTIN, Tenn. – The 10th Annual Drum Line Tune-Up Day for high school marching bands is set for 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, in the Band Room of the Fine Arts Building on the University of Tennessee at Martin main campus.

The schedule for the event includes working with individual school bands, split into seven groups. Groups one, two and three are: Liberty Tech High School, led by Ben Martin; Huntingdon High School, led by Jill Bonds; and South Gibson County High School, led by Stephen Price. These groups will perform from 8:30-11:20 a.m., followed by a door prize drawing and a lunch break from 11:30-12:30 p.m.

A group photo will be taken following lunch, and at 12:40 p.m., the UT Martin Marching Percussion Section will give a demonstration. From 1-1:30 p.m., guest artist Julie Davila will hold a marching percussion clinic.

Another door-prize drawing will be held, followed by the performances of groups four, five, six and seven: Munford High School, led by Barry Troubaugh and Gary Fite; Stewart County High School, led by Phil and Josephine Bossenberger; McNairy Central High School, led by Ryan Foret and Micaiah Radcliffe; and Waverly Central High School, led by Joseph Bullington and Clint Rawls.

Those attending can purchase as many door prize tickets as they wish at $1 each. The event is free and open to the public. For additional information, call the UT Martin Department of Music, 731-881-7402.

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MARTIN, Tenn., July 29, 2014 ¬– READY FOR MARCHING BAND SEASON – The 10th Annual Drum Line Tune-Up Day for high school marching bands is set for 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, in the Band Room of the Fine Arts Building on the University of Tennessee at Martin main campus. Pictured are participants attending last year’s tune-up day. For information, call the UT Martin Department of Music, 731-881-7402.

 

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