A classical music society that supports new music composers with grants and scholarships through a series of meetings, workshops, performances & networking among the "musicians of the hour".
FEMALE PRESSUREFounded in 1998, female:pressure is an international network of over 1,600 female artists from 66 countries in the broader fields of electronic music and arts then perpetuated on the internet at:firstname.lastname@example.org This is a member at work
Solo piano Concert Roxana Bajdechi plays Canary Burton's piano works on October 27th , 2013 at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, Ma.
Reviews in online Music Magazines See Reviews and Concert pages
The American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers is a performing rights organization which licenses and collects royalties for performance of its members music.
Kalvos & Demian New Music Bazaar Advisor/commiserator. First online archive of living composers, as far as anyone knows, with their interviews and music.
New Music Reviewer at Alternate Music Press Four years of explaining music in prose. Ben Kettlewell, Editor 1996-1999.
New York City Debut
John Zielinski performed Atlantic Sonata in the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York City on Nov. 11, l990. Third performance of Costa Brava.
Apprentice Piano Technician
Moscow, Idaho and Washington DC.
1975 - 80 Rebuilt and repaired pianos under the tutelage of William S. Roberts,
Moscow, Idaho. Rebuilt an upright piano in Washington, DC 1982.
University of Idaho, Moscow
1973 - 75 Senior standing toward degree in music education, vocal and instrumental (meant I could take any course I wanted) Used college as a trade school. Piano with Dr. Richard Neher also flute and angel harp
1979 - 80 First woman, along with Yvonne Hoar, in University of Idaho history, to enter composition study, composition contests Studied with Dr. William Billingsley.
1995 Studied composition briefly with Rodney Lister, New England Conservatory, Boston Conservatory.
1990 - 92 Studied composition at length with John Zielinski, teacher at Boston Conservatory
1988 Met with with David Sussman, teacher at Berklee School of Music, Boston School of Music, Boston, Ma.1980 - 81 Studied with Keven Toney, original member of the Blackbyrds of Howard University, Washington, DC
Scores with parts and sound files can be found at the Wellfleet, Ma Library and in the FONDAZIONE ADKINS CHITI: DONNE IN MUSICA Teatro Comunale Piazza Trento e Trieste, 1003014 Fiuggi Cita (fr) Italy
Music of Living Composers
Coral Gables, Florida,1997 compilation for piano teachers for intermediate pianists. "Contemporary Repertoire for Students" Betty Wishart, compiler. "Turkey Too" and "Sri Rama" were chosen. Sponsored by the Coral Gables Music Teachers Association.
"Viola Sola" chosen for publication in a book of viola solo's by the Faculty of Arts, University of Pristina, Serbia. 2013
Disc Jockey WOMR FM 92.1 FM Provincetown & WFMR FM 91.3:
"The Latest Score" broadcasts from Provincetown and Orleans, Ma Tuesdays from 1 to 4 pm EST. Womr.org streams 24 hours a day. Newmusic, ART MUSIC, 21st Century Classical, NonPop from 2000 to Present. Open to the world.
WPFW 89.3FM Pacifica streaming at WPFW.org Washington, DC 1979-1984.
Newsletter writer, Ad sales, general pot scrubber, envelope stuffer.
Capella University Online
2000 Burton's midi work is included for teaching students how to manipulate audio and artwork; course taught by Adele Aldridge.
Show and Theater Production
1965-68 Costumer The Theater, most profitable little theater in El Paso Texas, now the Festival Theater.
Production in the Moscow, Idaho - Lewiston, Washington Area
From a gallery opening with music to a two day show outside with a cast of hundreds to a variety show to a fund raiser to an intimate birthday dinner and dance. Belly Dancers on Main Streets center line.
Music/Piano Teacher, Moscow, Idaho, Washington, D.C.,Wellfleet, MA
1976 - 2009 Taught composing, theory, reading, study habits, recording and style with local clients.
Music Teacher-Montessori Paradise, Wellfleet, MA
1992 Twice weekly, 2 hour instruction in basic music skills with 12 students aged 3 to 6 years. Betty Burkes, director.
1991 - 92 (three semesters) 8 week workshops exploring all aspects of musical creation. Sponsored by Cape Cod Community College. Overview of music history. Utilized voices and simple rhythm instruments plus...for recorded SoundArt.
Band Leader/Performer in Northern Idaho and Cape Cod, MA
1975 - 89 Led three groups playing original compositions and old standards; also solo piano at clubs and restaurants.