• B.M. Georgia State University

    In addition to being an adjunct instructor at Lee University, Jim Burton is the Director of Bands at Cleveland High School in Cleveland, TN. Under his direction, the Cleveland Band has been a Featured Performance Group at the Tennessee Music Education Association state convention, a participant in the Tennessee State Concert Band Festival, a Bands of America Grand National Championships Semi-Finalist, a 2-time Class Champion and 10-time finalist in Bands of America Regional Championship competition, and a two-time percussion finalist at the Winter Guard International World Championships.

    Jim is currently serving as the Tennessee Music Education Association’s State Band Chair. In 1998, he was named Cleveland City Schools’ district level Teacher of the Year. Jim is a member of the East Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association, Tennessee Bandmasters Association, Tennessee Music Education Association, National Band Association, and the Phi Beta Mu Honorary Music Fraternity.   He and his wife Nikki are the parents of Callaway and Cole.

Music Events Calendar

3/31
Graduate Recital: Tsai-Wei Li, piano
Begins at 6:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Graduate Recital: Tsai-Wei Li, piano

Squires Recital Hall is located on the first floor in the South End of the Humanities Building on Lee University's beautiful campus.

This event is free, non-ticketed, and open to the...

3/31
Recital: Candace Lambert, & Clay Fissel, saxophone
Begins at 8:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Recital: Candace Lambert, & Clay Fissel, saxophone

Squires Recital Hall is located on the first floor in the South End of the Humanities Building on Lee University's beautiful campus.

This event is free, non-ticketed, and open to the...

4/03
Graduate Recital: Eunah Go, violin
Begins at 6:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Graduate Recital: Eunah Go, violin

Squires Recital Hall is located on the first floor in the South End of the Humanities Building on Lee University's beautiful campus.

This event is free, non-ticketed, and open to the...

4/04
Brass Choir Concert
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Pangle Hall
Brass Choir Concert

Address: 340 Church Street NE, Cleveland, TN 37311

Lee’s newest instrumental ensemble, Brass Choir, will present its spring concert under the direction of Nathan Warner.

4/05
Graduate Recital: Yong-En Huang, violin
Begins at 6:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Graduate Recital: Yong-En Huang, violin

Squires Recital Hall is located on the first floor in the South End of the Humanities Building on Lee University's beautiful campus.

This event is free, non-ticketed, and open to the...

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