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Pride of the Southland “Member for a Day”

Pride of the Southland Marching Band

Member for a Day

Saturday April 13, 2024

Event Information:

Open to the first 350 High School students who are currently Sophomores, Juniors, or *Seniors*.

*Preference given to Seniors who are planning to attend UT in the fall.

-This is open to woodwinds / brass / color guard / majorettes / percussion (snare/tenors/basses/cymbals only)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER (Deadline is April 1)

*Registration is not complete until payment is made

-Meet the students, staff, and faculty of the “Pride of the Southland” Band

-Visit the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center and band facilities

-Perform school songs with members of the Pride of the Southland Marching Band at the annual UT Orange and White Game

-$40 Registration fee (paid online-non refundable) includes T-Shirt, music, box lunch, and admission into the Orange & White Game

-Due to stadium construction, tickets will be limited to the public. There will be a brief meeting for parents/guardians prior to the game for those interested in learning more about UT and the the Band Program.

-All students must be able to read music and be able to physically walk from the music building to the stadium and into the stands

-Deadline to register is April 1 (open to the first 350 sophomores/juniors/seniors)

Click the link below to register:


Students must bring:

-Own instrument/equipment (drum sticks, mouthpiece, etc.)

-Own music lyre (we will provide music online and a flip folder/music at registration on April 13)

-Black shorts (warm weather) or Jeans (cool weather). Shirt will be provided.


-Money for concessions (optional)

Gameday Schedule:

8:00 – 9:00 am                    Registration (Natalie Haslam Music Center-Orchestra Room 110)

9:15 am                                  STUDENTS:  Meeting in Powell Auditorium

10:15 AM                                STUDENTS:  Music rehearsal with the Pride at the Band Practice Field

11:00 AM                                Lunch with Pride Members at field (students only)

PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Meeting in Powell Auditorium                              

11:45 PM                                Full Band Depart for Neyland Stadium

12:30 PM                                Begin Playing-Orange & White Game

1:00 PM                                  KICK OFF

3:00 PM                                  End of game

The University of Tennessee Bands

University of Tennessee Bands
1741 Volunteer Blvd.
227 Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
Knoxville, TN 37996-2605
Phone: 865-974-5031