Burton Schernikau

Faculty/Staff profile

Adjunct Instructor of Music
Phone: 
(402) 465-2473
Office: 
RFA 303
Background: 

I attended K--12 and graduated from high school at Clatonia, Nebraska and taught private music lessons my last year of high school.
I attended Nebraska Wesleyan University and graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education (BME) Degree.
I received a Master of Music (MM) Degree from the University of Nebraska Lincoln with emphasis in
Composition.
I continued my music education through university classes, workshops, festivals,music seminars and have studied with renowned music educators.

Education: 

I have taught Elementary Vocal Music and Instrumental Music
I have taught Middle School Vocal and Instrumental Music
I have taught High School Vocal and Instrumental Music
I have taught Music Education at the following schools--Walton, Palmyra, Raymond Central, Waverly and Lincoln Public Schools
Nebraska Wesleyan University I taught Vocal Music Methods
Nebraska Wesleyan University Supervising Student Teachers
University of Nebraska Lincoln Supervising Student Teachers
Artistic Director of the Lincoln Boys Choir Organization
Directed Pueri Cantores Organization
Directed Broadway Juniors Organization
Adjudicator for Music competitions, contests, festivals, clinics and workshops
Private Music Voice and Piano Studio

Professional and community affiliations, certifications and awards: 

Private Music Voice and Piano Studio
Pianist for Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company and other Professional Ballet Companies in the US
Received Outstanding Music Alumni Award from Nebraska Wesleyan University
Nebraska Music Educators recognition for teaching longevity
Organist for the Scottish Rite and Shrine Organizations
KCCH--Knights Commander Court of Honor
33rd Degree Mason
Admiral In The Great Navy Of Nebraska