Conductor, Men's Chorus
GideonBurrows@my.unt.edu Choral Office: MU217
Gideon Burrows is in his second year of doctoral studies pursuing a degree in choral conducting at the University of North Texas. He teaches Men's Chorus and Fundamentals of Conducting for undergraduate students.
Prior to seeking graduate study, Mr. Burrows served as the choir director for the senior high and middle schools in Rigby, Idaho. Under his direction, the district’s choral program experienced immense growth, and his students were consistently recognized for their excellence and performance at local, state, and regional events including the 2013 NAfME Northwest Division Conference held in Portland, Oregon. He served as the Women’s Choir Repertoire and Standards Chair for the Idaho ACDA, and as the associate conductor for the Idaho Falls Sounds Choir and the Utah Baroque Ensemble. Mr. Burrows actively participates as a community and church musician, and has appeared as a clinician, adjudicator and guest conductor for various school and community events in Idaho, Utah and Texas.
Mr. Burrows earned his M.M. in Choral Conducting from Brigham Young University where he studied with Dr. Ronald Staheli, Rosalind Hall, and Dr. Andrew Crane. At BYU, he served as the graduate assistant for the Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus, Concert Choir and University Singers, and also as the director of the University Chorale. He received his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from the University of Idaho, and his B.M. in Music Education from Brigham Young University.