Burks Named Finalist for American Prize for Conductors

JoLynn Burks

Belmont School of Music Instructor Jo Lynn Burks was named a finalist for the prestigious American Prize for Conductors in the Musical Theatre Division for the March 2019 production of “Thoroughly Modern Millie.”

Burks serves as Resident Musical Director and as a voice professor in Belmont University’s Musical Theatre and Commercial Voice Departments. She teaches master classes in the techniques of singing Rock/Pop/Country/R&B. Several of her former Voice-students have appeared on Broadway in Aladdin, Book of Mormon and Wicked and in the Chicago production of Hamilton.