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Well, only Three Months to go! The campaign has been long and hard but I know you will agree with me that it was/is worth it! There have been so many great ideas and thoughts that have come out of the ME Blogger folks over the last 9 months that it would be almost impossible to write them down…but we did and for all the world to read and see!!! :)
Any ME Blogger (or any serious blogger) will tell you that the act of actively blogging has changed their thought process, made them better at what they do, and has expanded their communicational sphere (Think Global here… and don’t forget local as well :) ). I’m very proud to have founded/started this campaign and I feel that we will, indeed, make or goal of 100 ME Bloggers by January, 1st 2009! Keep those ideas, posts, and comments coming!!!
Drum Roll Please!!
The Newest ME Bloggers are:
81. Rachel Rambach – Listen and Learn
82. Allan Perkins – Jazz Works
83. Alexandra Gallant – The Misadventures of a First Year Music Teacher
84. Cameron Grant – Acoustic Path
85. Scott Ashby – Music Teacher’s Cafe
86. Stever Carter – Frog Story Records/Player’s Journal
87. Cary Stewart – Third-Stream Music Education
As always, please take the time to visit these new sites and fellow ME Bloggers, say hello there, say hello here, and take a few seconds to comment everywhere!
Only 3 months to go and only 13 spots left! Who will be the final folks to become part of this HISTORIC and seminal music education campaign? Find out soon…right here at http://mustech.net!!! Get excited about the ME Bloggers and what they are doing, their/it’s something to TRULY be excited about!
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.