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We’re almost through the month of March and I thought I would post the list of new ME Bloggers that have joined our campaign since the completed February listwas published. We’ve been in a little bit of a lull with the campaign and we need your help to continue to spread the word about our very IMPORTANT campaign to get the word out about our discipline and profession though blogging.
To help in that regard, I’ve recently created a PDF of a Call For Music Education Bloggers. Please post, re-post, send out newsletters, e-mails, etc. anyway possible. If you have an MEA site, please post there as well (Speaking of, I will post this on the MENC technology boards soon!).
This is a busy time of the year for us as directors, getting ready for concerts, Spring fever is in the air, and the students are antsy, wanting to be outside. If you can find some time, don’t forget to comment or post on one of our ME blogger’s sites, there has been a lot of great information generated from our loosely affiliated group of EXPERT bloggers lately.
Please welcome the latest ME bloggers:
31. Geejay Arrioloa and Jeffrey Langlois -Music Anthology
32. Michael Compton -Southern Iowa Music Education Network
33. Jonathan Filbert -Sound On ~Music and Music Education
34. Eric Wright- QACHS’s Band Blog
35. Alison Hulihan- Marching Music
If you’re on the fence about joining the ME bloggers -don’t be. Join today! Tell your friends! Tell your students! Tell your MOM, DAD and/or FAMILY! Spread the word about you and the ME BLOGGERS virally!
New ME bloggers, don’t forget to get your ME graphics, you can also find the latest updated information about our campaign at our static page, 100 ME Bloggers.
STAY TUNED FOR AN UPDATE OPML FILE OF THE ME BLOGGERS AND A NEW WAY TO VIEW ALL OF OUR FEEDS!
Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D. is an industry innovator, education clinician and lecturer, trumpeter and conductor, and the creator of many 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 at Grove City College, he made the move into industry in 2018. As one of the youngest full professors in Grove City’s history, he served in various roles over his tenure including the Technical Director of the Pew Fine Arts Center, Assistant and Associate Chairs of Music and Music and Fine Arts, Director of Music and Fine Arts Technology, Director of Jazz Studies, Stage Manager, and he finished his tenure as the Director of Bands where he directed the college’s Symphonic Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Pep Bands, and various small ensembles.
He 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, 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.
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