UTM Music Mentors

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UTM Music Mentors

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Academic Advisors

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Student Council

Statement of Purpose

The intention of the UTM Music Student Council is to provide a professional means of communication between UTM Music Majors and Minors and UTM Music Faculty.

Council Members

Mary Emmons

Mary Emmons

Mary Emmons is a fourth year music performance major (percussion). She is the chair of the UTM Music Student council; President of the UTM Percussion Society; Vice President, Ritual and Social Committee Chair of Sigma Alpha Iota, Epsilon Iota; and is a member of Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society. Mary plans to attend graduate school after graduating from UT Martin to study percussion performance in hopes of pursuing a career in higher education and freelancing.

Email: marlemmo@ut.utm.edu




Claire Foret

Claire Foret

Claire Foret is a Junior music education major (clarinet). She is the Secretary of the UTM Music Student council; Secretary of the Collegiate National Association for Music Education; Music PEP Leader for First Year Initiative; Vice President, Membership and Merchandise Committee Chair of Sigma Alpha Iota, Epsilon Iota. After graduation, Claire plans to teach elementary music.

Email: clamfore@ut.utm.edu





Maggie Martinez

Maggie Martinez

Maggie Martinez is a fourth year music education major (vocal). She is also involved with Sigma Alpha Iota, Epsilon Iota, and the Phi Eta Sigma, and Kappa Delta Pi honors societies. After graduation, Maggie plans to attend graduate school and acquire a Masters in Choral Conducting.

Email: magimart@ut.utm.edu





Caroline Oldfather

Caroline Oldfather

Caroline Oldfather is a Sophomore vocal performance major. She is an Innovator in the Ned Ray McWherter Institute, and a member of the Phi Eta Sigma honors society. After graduation, she plans to pursue a master’s degree in Vocal Performance, a master’s degree in Music Theory, and a Doctoral degree in Vocal Pedagogy and Performance.

Email: carkoldf@ut.utm.edu





RJ Heale

RJ Heale

RJ Heale is a second year Bachelor of Arts in Music major (percussion) with a minor in business. He is the Province Council Representative of the Sigma Psi Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity and an innovator of the Ned Ray McWherter Institute. After graduation RJ plans to pursue a career in Artist Relations in the percussion product industry.

Email: robjheal@ut.utm.edu





Student Council Proposal Form

Requests will be restricted to building, advising, and scheduling concerns.

Have problems? Here’s who to contact:

Course/Instructor Problems: Go to professor first, then chair as needed.


Money-Related Problems: Tammy Owensby (towensb1@utm.edu)


Degree-Related Problems: Contact your degree advisor!

Student Organizations

  • Collegiate National Association for Music Education

    Collegiate National Association for Music Education

  • Sigma Alpha Iota

    Sigma Alpha Iota

  • UTM Percussion Society

    UTM Percussion Society

  • Phi Mu Alpha

    Phi Mu Alpha

  • Woodwind Students' Association

    Woodwind Students' Association


Student Health and Counseling Services

Additional Funding

Student Mentorship Program

Competitions for College Students

*Awards given to winners of any UTM competition may only be used for professional enrichment activities and must be used within 1 calendar year of the date of the competition.