Jill Burgett

Choir Master
University of Northern Colorado

Dr. Jill Burgett is Associate Director of Choral Studies 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 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. International conducting venues include Barcelona, Montserrat, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, London, Paris, and Rome. She has also taught conducting international 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)