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Daniel Burdick, D.M.A.

Associate Professor
Trombone, Baritone, Euphonium, Tuba
Gender/LGBT Studies in Music
Alexander Music Center # 119
Music Department
Edinboro University of Pennsylvanis
Edinboro, PA  16444
Phone: 814.732.2647

Office Hours for Fall 2014

1:00 - 2:00pm M,W,F
2:00 - 3:00pm M, F

Courses for Fall 2014

MUSC 124 Musicianship I
MUSC 224 Musicianship III
MUSC 320 Arranging
Applied Lessons - Trombone, Baritone, Euphonium and Tuba


B.Mus., Boston University, Trustee Scholar
M.Mus., Boston University
A.Mus.D., University of Michigan
Awarded Research Partnership Grant and
Doctoral Dissertation Grant

Daniel Burdick, tuba/euphonium and Associate Professor of Low Brass at Edinboro University, has performed with the Canadian Brass, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Keith Brion’s New Sousa Band, and numerous professional brass quintets. Featured concerts have included appearances at the British Institute Library in Florence, Italy, the Staatliche Hochschule fuer Musik in Trossingen, Germany, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, and a series of 15 concerts at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Alberta, Canada. The concerts were described as, “...interesting... moving... deeply emotional...” as well as, “Maestro Daniel Burdick made the tuba come alive....” Dr. Burdick has two CD projects that have been recorded and are in editing – Tuba Voce: Tales from the Gay Tuba Songbook and Edinboro Radar: Works for Dan. He was the Principal Tuba of the Boise (Idaho) Philharmonic and serves as the Principal Tuba of the Erie Chamber Orchestra. He has taught at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the University of Kentucky at Lexington, and the Interlochen Center for the Arts. He received the degree Doctor of Musical Arts in tuba performance from the University of Michigan. His teachers include Fritz Kaenzig, J. Samuel Pilafian, Wes Jacobs, Chester Schmitz, Abbie Conant, Angie Hunter, and Roger Bobo. Recent solo appearances include the Erie Philharmonic, the Brass Band of Columbus (Ohio), the International Women’s Brass Conference in Kalamazoo, Michigan (2012), and the International Tuba and Euphonium Conference in Linz, Austria (2012).

Dr. Burdick is deeply comitted to diversity in education.  He serves on the University Diversity Council, the President's Commission for the Status of Women, the Women's Studies Committee (co-chair in 2010), the Women's Studies Curriculum Committee, and has served as the Women's History Month Committee co-chair in both 2004 and 2010.  He is also the founder and co-chair of the Edinboro University President’s Commission on the Status of LGBTQIA, Director of the Edinboro University LGBTQIA Resource Center, and co-faculty advisor to Identity, Edinboro University’s gay/straight alliance. He is the co-founder and immediate past co-chair of the 14 university Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education LGBTQIA Consortium [].