See the Directory of EMU Student Organizations for a complete list.
ASTA Student Chapter
The American String Teachers Association is a membership organization for string and orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers. ASTA's members range from budding student teachers to artist-status performers. The organization provides a vast array of services, including instrument insurance, an award-winning scholarly journal, discounts on publications and resources, annual professional development opportunities, and access to collegial network of colleagues throughout the string profession.
Dance Forum seeks to enrich and support student activities in the EMU dance program. The forum hosts parties, organizes fundraisers, works with the student government and the forum faculty advisor, and presents special activities for freshmen. Fundraisers, community dance workshops, sponsoring master classes and producing concerts are some of our activities.
- Phil Simmons, faculty advisor | [email protected] | 734.487.6691
Kappa Kappa Psi
The brothers of the Delta Upsilon chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi believe that service to the college or university band program fosters responsibility, loyalty and leadership; that a spirit of brotherhood is enhanced by the participation in a band program; that music is a universal language and truly the greatest of the arts; and that through fraternal participation, each member will strive for the highest standard of excellence.
- Chandler L. Wilson, faculty advisor | [email protected]
Mu Phi Epsilon, Epsilon Lambda chapter
Mu Phi Epsilon is a coeducational, international professional music fraternity whose purposes are the recognition of scholarship and musicianship and the promotion of friendship. Its aims are the advancement of music throughout the world, the promotion of musicianship and scholarship, loyalty to the Alma Mater and the development of a true bond of friendship. The fraternity is composed of collegiate chapters, alumni chapters and allied members.
Music Therapy Student Association (MTSA)
MTSA serves to educate music therapy majors and non-majors about music therapy. It provides opportunities for music therapy students to meet, learn and prepare for their career in music therapy and to educate the community about music therapy and provide community service opportunities for music therapy majors.
- Debra Gombert, faculty advisor | [email protected]
National Association for Music Education (NAfME)
National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.
Since 1907, NAfME has worked to ensure that every student has access to a well-balanced, comprehensive and high-quality program of music instruction taught by qualified teachers. NAfME’s activities and resources have been largely responsible for the establishment of music education as a profession, for the promotion and guidance of music study as an integral part of the school curriculum, and for the development of the National Standards for Arts Education.
- Heather Shouldice, faculty advisor | [email protected]
Tau Beta Sigma
Tau Beta Sigma National Honorary Band Sorority provides service to collegiate bands, encourages the advancement of women in the band profession, and promotes and enriches an appreciation of band music through recognition, leadership development and education of its members
- Jason Ihnat, faculty advisor | [email protected]