Morgan Jolley

Assistant Professor, Music Education
School: School of Music

Morgan Burburan earned her Ph.D. in Music Education at the University of South Florida in Spring, 2020. She has recently been appointed as an Assistant Professor in Music Education at Ithaca College for the 2020-2021 school year. She previously taught chorus for grades 6-12 at Berkeley Preparatory School, and prior to that served as the Interim Director of Choral Studies at the University of South Florida. She began her career in 2007 at West Hernando Middle School, and was then tasked with opening a new school, Weeki Wachee High School, where she served as the Director of Vocal Music for six years. Dr. Burburan has experience in teaching from the elementary to the university level and beyond with community choirs. She is an active choral clinician, adjudicator, and provides professional development to music educators. Morgan has an MME from Florida State University and a B.S. in Music Education from the University of South Florida. Her research interest is in vocal health and pedagogy across genres, music cognition, curriculum development, the democratization of music education with informal and popular music education in addition to traditional western canon, and student leadership.