Just a quick update to the ME Blogger list. Please visit and say hello to the latest ME Bloggers! If you are a current ME Blogger and have not received your FREE NAXOS ONLINE MUSIC LIBRARY SUBSCRIPTION PLEASE LET ME KNOW VIA THE CONTACT TAB ABOVE!
It look as if we are over 60 before the halfway point! Congratulations to all! If you haven’t posted for awhile, please consider posting before the end of the school year before you all go on hiatus! :)
Also, please check the 100 Music Education Bloggers Status Page for more information about the ME Blogger Campaign and how to get your own ME Blogger Graphic for your site!
Drum Roll Please:
David French -The Music Education Blogspot
Larry Marra -Music Teachers 911
Rebecca Brown -Piano Teacher’s Retreat
Steve Mugglin -Creativity and Songwriting in Music Education
Gary Albing -Total Music Education
Ben Baker -Teaching Music
Susan Davis -Music Technology Musings
I’m still waiting to “hear” back from a couple of you, if you’re one of them, let me know ASAP!
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.