FMEA 2008 -Great ME Bloggers Finally Meet!
Last Friday was a great day for the realm of music education everywhere! I finally got to meet, in person, Owen Bradly and James Frankel. We’ve been talking back and forth on our blogs for over a year and we actually, finally just met face to face.
One of the interesting things about meeting them both was that we started to talk just as if we were friends “for years”. The only formality was making sure that we actually had the “face” with the right “digital personality”. Many things were discussed and I can promise you great things ahead for ME bloggers and Music Education and Technology…
If you haven’t read either of their blogs yet I encourage you to do so.
James’s blog is at http://jamesfrankel.musiced.net
Owen’s blog is at http://digitalmusiceducator.wordpress.com
As soon as I get back “in gear” and back to PA, I’ll be posting regularly again. If you live close to Grand Rapids, Michigan, James and I will both be presenting at the Michigan Music Conference. It runs from January 24th through the 26th. We both would like to meet you all!
Find more about the 2008 Michigan Music Conference Here!
Also, if you are thinking about becoming a ME BLOGGER, don’t think anymore! Just Do It! We will help you!
In the mean-time, check out some of the very best ME Bloggers, that I’ve catalogued, right here by using Blogbridge!
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.