Jill Burgett, DA

Professor of Choral Music, Interim Director of Choral Activities                                

University of Northern Colorado


 “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 

jill.burgett@unco.edu

 Dr. Jill Burgett Bio

 Dr. DrDr. Jill Burgett is Interim Director of Choral Studies/Director of Choral Music Education at University of Northern Colorado, conducting the  UNC Concert Choir and Chamber Choir and the Women’s Glee Club and teaching graduate conducting coursework at UNC. 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 Varna (Bulgaria), 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 .

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