The second month of the ME Blogger campaign is newly finished! I am pleased to announce that we now have 30 OFFICIAL ME Bloggers! That’s 30% of our goal for 2009! Please keep spreading the word about our campaign and consider joining us with a new blog or if you have already been an established music education blogger that we are not currently aware of! There is no better way to get exposure about your music education related site than joining in with us!
To find out what our campaign is all about check the following link:
If you are a ME blogger and haven’t checked the above link out, please do so as we regularly update the information on that static page!
Please join me in welcoming all the official Me Bloggers today! Visit them and say hello and don’t forget to say hell here as well!
Drum Roll Please..
Dr. Joseph M. Pisano- MusTech.net
Owen Bradley -The Digital Music Educator
Evan Tobias- Catalysts & Connections
Espie Estrella -About Music Education
Dr. James Frankel- Music Technology in Education
Dr. Miikka Salavuo- Music Education, Technology & Social Media
Pete Whitfield- e-Learning for Music
Chad Criswell- Music Ed. Magic
Dr. Jonathan Savage- Jonathan Savage
V. Keith Mason- Music Tech. for Me.
Travis J. Weller- Composing Like Mad
Ken Pendergrass- Music is Not for Insects
Joel- So You Want to Teach
Steve Engel- Music Ed. Lounge
Linda Granite- Bb, F#
Robert Brannan- The Music is Free
Deborah Valdivia-Zwolinski- DVZ’s Mix
Kyle Gardner- Choir Teachers
Paul Draper- Draper’s Blogspot
John Wilborn- John Wilborn’s Weblog
Leo Park- I Know…I Think
Stan Haskins- Glued to the String
Edgar Groves- Edgar Groves’ Weblog
Barbara Freedman- Music Ed. Tech.
Dr. Tom Rudolph- Make the Most of Notation Software
Dale Lewis- Teaching the “Wire Choir”
Dr. Kevin Andry-Dr. Andry’s Band Blog
Steffany Perham- Perham’s Prattlings
Alex Ruthmann- Alex Ruthmann’s Blog
Carol Broos- Be A Techie:)
If I have something incorrectly listed, or you want me to change something please let me know and I will make the corrections/additions.
If you are a me blogger please feel free to cut and paste the above list into a new post in your site boldy announcing the current list of ME bloggers. This will let everyone on the list know you are supporting them by adding a back link to their sites and will appear as a trackback in most blog sites. Also, as you have time add them all to your ME blogger blogrolls! :)
For help, visit our forums and join our discussion:
In the mean time if you are a ME blogger, feel free to grab one of our LOGO Graphics and use them on your site (Help spread the word and show your affiliation of this amazing group of educators)! You can find out how to add these by using a WordPress site here:
For using a Blogger site (Thanks Ken!) here:
Thanks for being part of the historical campaign: The 100 ME bloggers! Let’s continue to spread the word!
P.S. I will be updating our current pageflakes site soon and posting a new OPML of the ME bloggers for your use in the upcoming week.
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.