Mustech.net is happy to welcome [tag]Owen[/tag] S. [tag]Bradley[/tag] to our master authors and writers fold! Owen brings a wealth of teaching and [tag]technology[/tag] experience to the “table” and will be bringing that knowledge to you through this site.
Owen is currently a National Board Certified Teacher and holds multiple degrees in education and the [tag]music[/tag] fields. He is currently the Chairman of the Performing Arts Academy at North Port High School in North Port, FL and very active as a leader in both the Florida Music Educator’s National Conference and Florida Band Master’s Association.
Recently published in the Florida Music Director Magazine, Owen writes multiple articles about music, education and digital technology at his own digital music technology website: http://digitalmusiceducator.wordpress.com. His expertise as both a Master Teacher in Music and Expert in Technologies will provide our readers here a wealth of expertise and opinion.
As Darren and I are primarily PC users, Owen’s expertise with [tag]Macintosh[/tag] will provide a useful (if not welcome!) offset to our commentary and, usually, PC-oriented articles.
Please join us with welcoming [tag]Owen Bradley[/tag] to Mustech.net! You can read more about Owen by visiting our Vitas page here:
Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D., is an industry innovator, educator, clinician and lecturer, trumpeter and conductor, and the creator of many music and education websites. He is currently the Vice President of Innovation and Engagement at Keystone Ridge Designs, Inc. After twenty-three years as a professor and administrator in higher education, he made the move into industry in 2018.
As one of the youngest full professors in Grove City’s history, he served in many capacities during his tenure including Professor of music, Director of Music and Fine Arts Technology, Technical Director of the Pew Fine Arts Center, Associate/Assistant Chair of Music and Fine Arts, Director of Jazz Studies.
He finished his tenure at the college as the Director of Bands, where he directed the college’s Symphonic Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Pep Band, and various smaller ensembles. He continues to guest direct bands, consult with music programs, and adjudicate ensembles and programs today.
He has been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award, the PA Citation of Excellence, and named a “member for life” of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators, an associate member of the American Bandmasters Association, a past President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association, and a member of various education and music honoraries.
He has written for numerous publications including DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, SBO, and was the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine for eight years; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications.
He is an active conductor, trumpeter, clinician, and educator. Find out more at his website: jpisano.com.