Adjunct Faculty, School of Music

Teaching at Cairn since 2014

Graeme Burgan


  • MM, Westminster Choir College
  • AMusA, Australian Music Examinations Board
  • MS, Cairn University
  • BEc, University of Adelaide


Graeme Burgan is an active professional musician, educator and administrator. Originally from Adelaide, Australia, he now lives in Doylestown, PA, with his wife and three sons.

As a solo and collaborative pianist, Graeme has appeared in concert halls across Australia and the United States including the Adelaide Fringe Festival, the Woodend Winter Arts Festival, the Andrea Clearfield Salon, the Melbourne Recital Center, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, and The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Sound All Around program. Graeme is also a member of the touring group, Piano4.

Graeme has collaborated with singers Alan Held and Suzanne Kompass; with composers Sean O’Boyle, Rollo Dilworth and Morten Lauridsen; and four Australia-wide tours with percussion virtuoso Nick Parnell. As a performer and repetiteur, Graeme has worked with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, State Opera of South Australia, Cairn University, University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and the Westminster Opera Theater. As a chorister, Graeme has performed with the Adelaide Chamber Singers, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, the Westminster Symphonic Choir, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic.

Graeme has previously taught at Moravian College, Tabor Adelaide and Adelaide College of Ministries. Having earned graduate degrees in Music from Westminster Choir College and in Biblical Studies from Cairn University, Graeme has a particular interest in helping young Christian musicians find how their faith is integrated through professional artistic pursuits.

Since 2015, Graeme has served as the Executive Director of Csehy Summer School of Music, a summer program which hosts more than 250 young musicians every July with the goal that musical excellence would be based in a gospel-centered community.

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  • Executive Director, Csehy Summer School of Music
  • Acting Principal Pianist, Allentown Symphony Orchestra
  • Member, Piano4

Teaching at Cairn since 2014