About: Music Education, Noteworthy Site #3
Note: ***Currently The Noteworthy Music Series has been placed on hold.
Noteworthy Music Site #3: About: Music Education, Espie Estrella
About: Music Education is well.. all about music education! Espie Estrella has put a tremendous amount of her time and expertise into running this site. There are new posts almost every day and some days, more than one! It is full of useful tips and information.
Music educators will find this site particularly useful as there is an incredible amount of great resouces relating to them on her site. The information found there can eaily be made into lessons plans (or used in conjunction with) or can be used as classroom resources, including: music timelines, individual instrument info., musician biographies, music theory help, music history help, music advocacy articles and much, much more.
This is must-see/must-use website if you are a music educator and a good resource for anyone who is interested in learning more about what music is really all “about”!
The Site: http://musiced.about.com/
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Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D. is the creator of many education websites, a lecturer, clinician, trumpeter, and conductor. He is currently the Associate Chair of Music and Director of Bands in the Calderwood School of Arts at Grove City College in PA. He been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award and the PA Citation of Excellence. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators and the current Vice-President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He also writes for DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, and is the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications. Find out more at his website jpisano.com.