Suzanne Burton, Professor, Music Education
Professor, Music Education
Interim Associate Dean of the Arts
University of Delaware
313 Amy E. du Pont Music Building
Newark, DE 19716
Suzanne L. Burton is interim associate dean for the arts, professor of music education, and program director of music education at the University of Delaware where she teaches courses in music education and advises graduate and undergraduate research. Her scholarly interests are musical development from early childhood through adolescence, music teacher education, technology in music education, and music literacy.
Dr. Burton is published in such journals as Arts Education Policy Review, Music Education Research, Journal of Music Teacher Education, Music Educators Journal, Perspectives, Research Studies in Music Education, and Visions of Research in Music Education. She is co-author of Ready, Set, Improvise! The Nuts and Bolts Approach to Music Improvisation and co-editor and contributor to Learning from Young Children: Research in Early Childhood Music; Engaging Musical Practices: A Sourcebook for Elementary General Music; Engaging Musical Practices: A Sourcebook for Instrumental Music; and sole editor of and contributor to Engaging Musical Practices: A Sourcebook for Middle School General Music.
Dr. Burton serves on the editorial review boards of Arts Education Policy Review and International Journal of Music in Early Childhood, and is chair of the International Society for Music Education Early Childhood Music Education commission. She is a frequent presenter at international, national, regional, state, and local conferences.
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