Dr. Douglas Owens, Jr.

D.M.A., Associate Professor
Double Reeds & Saxophone
Office: 234 Fine Arts
Phone: (731) 881-7414
Email: dowens14@utm.edu

Douglas Owens


Dr. Douglas Owens, Professor of Music, teaches applied double reeds and saxophone at the University of Tennessee-Martin. He holds the BME from Furman University, the MM in Performance from the University of South Carolina and the DMA in Performance from the University of Georgia. Dr. Owens has held previous teaching positions at Presbyterian College and Fort Lewis College.


As a woodwind specialist, Dr. Owens has performed extensively on all five members of the woodwind family. He has performed at International Double Reed Society conferences in Muncie, IN and Provo, UT and is a regular participant in North American Saxophone Alliance and International Saxophone Symposium conferences. Dr. Owens is an active orchestral musician, performing regularly on oboe, bassoon and saxophone with the Paducah (KY) and Jackson (TN) Symphony Orchestras.