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Suzanne L. Burton is associate dean
for the arts and professor of music education in the College of Arts
and Sciences. Since joining the
University of Delaware faculty in 2002, Dr. Burton has been involved as an
assessment faculty fellow, College of Arts and Sciences senator and
its strategic planning committee, and director of music education. She
currently a member of the University Council for Teacher Education, is
Partnership for Arts and Culture steering committee, and chairs the
Performing Arts subcommittee of the UD Antiracism Initiative.
Dr. Burton has authored or co-authored numerous
scholarly articles and book chapters on topics related to her research in early
childhood music and music teacher education. Areas of inquiry are the
spontaneous singing and chanting of young children in natural contexts,
preschool children’s use of technology and their music app preferences, and the
development of music literacy using a language acquisition framework. She
also engages in research on teacher education through music teacher
conversation groups, school-university and intercultural partnerships, and service-learning.
Her interests in music creativity and improvisation have led to a co-authored
book, Ready, Set,
Improvise! A Nuts and Bolts Approach to Improvisation. Dr. Burton is
also a frequent presenter at conferences and seminars on these topics.
Well-respected for her editorial work, Dr. Burton
created and contributes to the series Engaging
Musical Practices, practical sourcebooks for pre- and
inservice music teachers. She is also co-editor of Learning from Young Children: Research
in Early Childhood Music. Her most recent co-edited and
authored book is Creative Music Making at Your Fingertips: A Mobile
Technology Guide for Music Educators. Currently, Dr. Burton serves on the
editorial board of the International Journal of Music in Early Childhood. In
addition to her editorial work, Dr. Burton chairs the International Society for
Music Education Early Childhood Music Education commission.
Dr. Burton has earned such awards as the College Music Society’s
Robby Gunstream Education in Music Award and the Delaware Symphony Orchestra’s
Jessie Ball duPont Educator award and is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda and Phi
Kappa Phi honor societies. She holds degrees in piano pedagogy and music
education from Spring Arbor University and master’s and doctorate degrees in
music education from Michigan State University.
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