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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. This is my second year at Plano East and I am so excited to 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 - Symphonic Orchestra and 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