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James Burmeister


Director of Music Theory Instruction

James Burmeister teaches in the Music Department at UWM’s Peck School of the Arts. In addition to teaching in the Music Theory area, Jim teaches organ and graduate score reading (playing choral and orchestral scores at the piano).

He serves as coordinator of the UWM Music Department Tutoring Center Theory providing peer tutoring in all of the required freshman and sophomore music theory and piano courses.

As advisor for the UWM Delta Eta Chapter of the Delta Omicron International Music Fraternity, Jim is instrumental in the chapter’s numerous awards for excellence and scholarship.

In May 2010, he was one of five recipients of the UWM-SAC Award for “excellence in teaching students with special needs while maintaining high academic standards.”

Jim’s undergraduate and graduate degrees are from the University of Michigan School of Music.

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