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UT Martin Percussion Ensemble is featured performance at Memphis Latino Festival


Contact 1: Julie Hill

MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin World Percussion Ensemble is the featured performance at this year’s Memphis Latino Festival. The concert will be from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., May 7, at Overton Park in Memphis.

The event, welcoming approximately 5,000 people, will showcase the richness and diversity of Brazil. The festival will also feature Brazilian Zumba, martial arts displays, the annual “Cinco K Mayo” 5K, a one-mile family fun run and various contests. There will also be a marketplace of arts, crafts and refreshments for visitors to enjoy.

The ensemble will also perform at 2 p.m. at the Brooks Museum of Art centennial celebration, “Party for the Century.” Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Julie Hill, director of percussion studies, at 731-881-7418 or


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