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Mr. Burdett  teaches the 6th, 7th and 8th grade orchestras at Harmon Middle School and two high school orchestras; Concert Orchestra and Philharmonic Orchestra.
Mr. Burdett earned his Bachelor's of Music Education from Kent State University in 1999 and a Master's of Education in Measurement and Assessment from Kent State in Dec. of 2008.

He has performed violin in the Cleveland / Akron area for the past 17 years including a concert in Playhouse Square with Christian Recording Artist Michael W. Smith and as Principle Second of the Tuscarawas Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Eric Benjamin.  Mr. Burdett has also contributed his talents to three CD's, the latest with singer/songwriter Jessie Barr called "Along For the Ride" released in 2014.

Mr. Burdett lives in Aurora with his wife (Katie), 8 year old daughter, Ellie, 6 year old daughter Aubrey and 3 year old daughter Julia.

You may reach Mr. Burdett at jburdett@aurora-schools.org or by phone at (330) 954-2130.

A great way to stay connected is through the "Remind" text messaging service.  See below for more information on how to sign up.

Check out our website at www.auroraorchestra.org

Want to see great pictures of the students at concerts and events such as the Fall Hayride?  Like us on Facebook.

Check out Mr. Burdett's Youtube channel for instructional videos as well videos of the orchestra concerts.  I will be working this year to upload concerts from our archives.

2017-20-18 Orchestra Calendar
Please click on this calendar link.  Please add these dates to both the student's and the parent's personal calendars.  All dates are subject to change.  Parents will be notified of any changes through the teacher's website and through the "Remind" text service.  It is ultimately the student's responsibility to communicate calendar dates to their parents.
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