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Great posts for music educators from the ME bloggers:
James Frankel posts a great article about getting and utilizing the alternative ensemble in the school.
John Wilborn writes about how he is utilizing technology and music education in the classroom and how his students and administrators are reacting to him.
Carol Broos writes about podcasting and how to do it! She gives great tips about content, podcast length and more.
Miikka Salavuo on the Horizon Report II: Collaboration Webs
Miikka writes about collaboration Webs in the work and learning environment and includes information about related tools for musicians and music educators.
Evan Tobias asks about the feasibility of free academic journals online.
Paul Draper discusses an article in the New York Times called “Hard to be an Audiophile in an iPod World”
Keith Mason and Joseph Pisano podcast about music educators becoming bloggers and the importance of the new blogging medium in the educational environment.
Travis Weller asks if NO ONE listened to the Grammy’s and get’s the attention of the Dallas Wind symphony.
Joel gives great tips for new teachers as he writes about why he hated teaching during his first two years.
Linda Granite takes her students to “dinner and a movie” and discusses how she uses the reward system with her music students.
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.