Debbie Burton

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Lecturer, Music Education



Primary Email: [email protected]


Primary Phone: 619-594-1779


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Debbie Burton has been an Elementary, Middle School and High School Music Specialist for over 30 years. She currently teaches Classroom Music (K-5) at Jerabek Elementary School and the course Music Literature for Children at SDSU. Ms. Burton received the MacKenzie-Haney Award for the outstanding choral teacher of the year in the San Diego Honor Concert and in 2002 she was the recipient of CMEA’s Southern Border Section “Outstanding Music Educator Award.” Burton has also presented at educational conferences, including the 2009 American Orff-Schulwerk Association Professional Development conference.


  • MM.ED, Kodaly emphasis, Holy Names University, Oakland, CA\
  • BA, Union University, Jackson, TN