An Anthology Of Important Music Related Annoucements!

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Year Ye! I have a number of announcements that have started to pile up and I’ve decided to condense them all into this Grand Announcement post:

TI:ME PA Conference at West Chester, Pa on April 5th, 2008:

If you are a PA person or live remotely close to West Chester, PA you will want to make it over to West Chester PA for the FIRST annual PA TI:ME conference. A number of great presenters will be there, including ME Blogger Dr. Tom Rudolph and the keynote presentation will be given by our good Friend, and ALSO ME Blogger, Dr. James Frankel.

Unfortunately, I will not be able to make this VERY CLOSE TO ME and SEMINAL conference because I’m conducting the college Jazz Ensemble that very day, here, in Grove City.

PMEA State Conference at Hershey, PA between April 16th and 19th, 2008:

If you live near Hershey, PA, and you love music and chocolate, you need to come to the PA state conference at Hershey. Like last year, it will be held at the Hershey/Grand Lodge Convention Center located in downtown Hershey, PA.

I will be hosting the Grove City College Music booth along with Dr. Edwin Arnold and other distinguished folks from Grove City. Please feel free to stop by and chat, grab a pin, and learn about all the things that I’ve “got up my sleeve”!

Like any state conference there will be dozens of things to see, hear, and do. You can find the full list here: http://pmea.net/conference.html Again, good friend and colleague, Dr. Tom Rudolph will be performing a number of technology related clinics.

If you are a ME blogger and are hosting something at the PA conference, please let us know! If you are hosting something at the PA conference and not a ME Blogger, PLEASE JOIN OUR CAMPAIGN TODAY! Seriously, where else can you get this kind of press so easily? ;)

MusicEdTech & Barbara Freedman Will Present a LIVE broadcast featuring Grammy/Emmy/Clio Award Winner: Robin Batteau on April, 2, 2008 at 2:45 AM 10:45 AM EST:

Good friend an active ME Blogger, Barbara Freedman posts the following information about a MUST ATTEND event:

” Our guest will be Grammy/Emmy/Clio Award winner and Gold Record recording artist Robin Batteau. Robin will give a talk on his life as and approach to being a professional composer.

He’ll also listen to music by students in Greenwich High School’s
Electronic Music classes and give some feedback to the kids.

Please join us on our new Ustream.tv channel for this live FREE broadcast:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/musicedtech

For more information, please visit the blog:
http://musicedtech.wordpress.com/

Misc. Annoucements:

Mustech.net will be MOVING to a new server. We are no longer able to handle CPU requests from this site and our other sites on our current SHARED HOST. I am transitioning to a VPS (Virtual Private Server) that promises to give us the speed, connectivity, and bandwidth that these IMPORTANT Music, and Music related sites need to function properly.

Plan on some brief outages, and funny website stuff happening here in the coming two weeks! I will be blogging extensively about the advantages of a VPS along with encoding a special podcast from an expert in the broadband connectivity field in the very future! Stay tuned. Speaking of cliffhangers…

AND… [Serious Cliffhanger Warning/Alert!] ALL CURRENT AND FUTURE ME BLOGGERS MAKE SURE YOU CHECK IN AT MUSTECH.NET FOR AN AMAZING POST TOMORROW ABOUT A FREE GIFT TO YOU AS PART OF A JOINT COLLOBORATION BETWEEN MUSTECH.NET AND THE NAXOS ONLINE MUSIC LIBRARY! (I’m really not sure if this will get posted in the AM or PM…keep checking!)

If you are simply dying to figure out what this is (and I know you ARE!), listen to our last podcast for a hint!

Musically yours,

Dr. Joseph M. Pisano

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.
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