Beth Burrier

Associate Professor
Music Director and Area Coordinator, Music Theatre Program
M.M., Ithaca College

Beth Burrier

Beth BurrierAssociate Professor
Music Director and Area Coordinator, Music Theatre Program

M.M., Ithaca College
B.M.E., Otterbein University 

Beth Burrier holds a Master of Music summa cum laude from Ithaca College, where she studied conducting and voice, and a Bachelor of Music Education summa cum laude with honors from Otterbein University, where she studied piano and voice.

Burrier’s music theatre career began at Otterbein with roles in shows such as "My Fair Lady,” "A Chorus Line” and "Quilters.” At Ithaca College, she performed the role of Rosalinda in "Die Fledermaus" and served as music director of "The Threepenny Opera" and "And The World Goes Round.” She then joined the national tours of "RENT" and "The Full Monty" and was music director for the national tour of "Beehive, The Sixties Musical.”

Burrier has worked in regional theatres from Maine to Arizona and has served as chorus mistress and music director for the Janiec Opera Company at the Brevard Music Festival. She is a principal conductor for the College Light Opera Company in Falmouth, Massachusetts, where some favorites include “Oklahoma,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” "Candide" and "Anything Goes.”

Burrier has taught voice, piano, music theory, music theatre history, audition techniques, and acting the song. She is a vocal coach and accompanist.