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Thomas Council
Thomas Council Office: Grace Chapel M103
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Dean, School of Professional Studies; Professor of Choral Music

Dr. Tom Council serves as Dean of the School of Professional Studies and Professor of Choral Music. He also serves part time as Minister of Music at First Alliance Church of Toccoa. In addition to 30 years of teaching and church ministry, Dr. Council has served as guest conductor/clinician for various choral festivals and concerts, including eight concert appearances at Carnegie Hall and one at the Lincoln Center.

In 2005 and 2014, Toccoa Falls College presented him with the Wade Distinguished Scholars Faculty Award and his college choir has made concert appearances in Hong Kong, South Korea, Thailand, and Israel.

“Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” -Philippians 3:13-14


Degree Earned  Area of Study School Attended
Ph.D. Music Education Auburn University
M.M.Ed. Music Education Samford University
B.S. Music Education (concentrations in voice and choral conducting) Toccoa Falls College