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Mr. Kelton Burnside

Hello! My name is Kelton Burnside and I serve as the Associate Director of Orchestras at Plano East. I'm very excited to be in my third year at Plano East and work alongside Mrs. Ann Smith with the PESH Orchestras. Previously, I taught at Schimelpfenig and Hendrick Middles Schools in PISD.


I earned my Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY in 2018 and am a member of the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA), the American String Teachers Association (ASTA), the Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society, and the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

  • 1st Period - Varsity Black Orchestra

    2nd Period - Philharmonic Orchestra

    3rd Period - Varsity Gold Orchestra

    4th Period - Chamber Orchestra

    5th Period - Sinfonia Orchestra

    6th Period - Symphony Orchestra

    7th Period - Conference


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    Phone: 469-752-9600 29229