Well, I didn’t want it to be this way, but I fell behind, way behind with regard to the ME Blogger Campaign. I am going to begin to rectify that with this post and start and all out re-freshed campaign to GET OUR 100 ME Bloggers by the January 1st, 2009 Deadline!
My sincerest apologies for those who have waited to be included on the official ME Blogger list. Believe me, I may have accidently missed/misplaced someone who has requested to be included in the last weeks. If I did, please renotify me of your interest and your site and I’ll check them out. :)
The Bloggers New From The Summer Are …. Drum Roll Please!!!!
62. http://www.howtopractise.com (yes it’s a “s”, it’s an English spelling)
Mike Saville – How To Practise
Valerie Kampmeier – Free 2 Create
Natalie Wickham – Music Matters Blog
Theresa White – Education In Music
William Zick – Africlassical
Eugene Cantera – Discover, Learn, Play (MusickED.com’s Blog)
Ms. Tris – MsTrisMusic.com
Julian Partridge – Learn Theory Music Blog
70. Tennyson Williams – Guitar Articles.Net
71. Dan Thompson -Creative Kid Music
72. Oscar – Educacion Musical – Music Education (Our first, in Spanish, ME Blog!)
I know a couple of potential ME Bloggers have slipped through the “cracks” please let me know about your site again. We are almost to 75%!!! Now that school is starting up, I encourage you all to get back into blogging and for any potential ME Blogger, get off the fence and join today! Expect more ME Blogger posts in the upcoming weeks!!!
Find the FULL list of ME Bloggers here: The latest list of ME Bloggers!
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.