• 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

11/18
Honor Band Student Concert
Begins at 1:30 PM | Read more

Conn Center
Honor Band Student Concert
11/19
Musical Revue
Begins at 3:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Musical Revue
11/20
Presidential Concert Series: Classical Myster Tour/Lee U Symphony Orchestra
Begins at 7:30 PM

Presidential Concert Series: Classical Myster Tour/Lee U Symphony Orchestra
Lee will welcome back acclaimed Beatles trubute band Classical Mystery Tour accompanied by the Lee Univeristy Symphony under teh baton of Maestro Robert Bernhardt.
11/28
Wind Ensemble Concert
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Conn Center
Wind Ensemble Concert
11/29
Chamber Music Showcase
Begins at 6:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Chamber Music Showcase
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