Jill Burgett, Doctor of Arts


Associate Director of Choral Activities/ Director of Choral Music Education, University of Northern Colorado

Past President, Colorado Chapter of
American Choral Directors Association



 “Imagination is   

   more important 

   than knowledge. 


  Knowledge is   

   limited. 

  Imagination 

   encircles the world.”

       —  Einstein





Areas of Specialization


Choral Rehearsal Techniques


Choral Conducting 


Teacher Preparation and Development


University and Community Music Ensembles


Choral Instructional Curriculum Development



Contact information 

burgett.jill@gmail.com 

or

jill.burgett@unco.edu

 Dr. Jill Burgett Bio

 Dr. DrDr. Jill Burgett is Associate Director of Choral Studies/Director of Choral Music Education at University of Northern Colorado, conducting the  UNC Chamber Choir and the Women’s Glee Club and teaching choral methods and conducting at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her doctorate is from Ball State University, where she was the Don Neuen fellowship recipient and subsequently served as Associate Director of Choral Activities. She holds an MM degree (choral conducting) from Ball State and a BM degree (magna cum laude) from Heidelberg University. For over a decade, Burgett conducted choirs in the Indiana public schools. She has served on the Indiana and Colorado ACDA boards and Central Division ACDA board as College and University R&S Chair. She has also served on the NCCO board, and as President, and now Past President, of Colorado ACDA. Burgett is an active festival clinician and conference speaker, and All State Choir Conductor. She is published in Choral Journal and New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Conducting venues include Barcelona, Montserrat, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, London, Paris, and Rome. She has also taught conducting choral masterclasses in Rome, Bangkok  and Barcelona. Her recent sabbatical research on Catalan Choral Music has been presented nationally at SWACDA and will be presented at the 2019 International Symposium on Arts in Society (Lisbon), and she will serve on the faculty of the  the Varna (Bulgaria) International Music Academy in summer 2019 as choir master.

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