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Note: Blog Submission for the 100 ME Bloggers is officially closed! Please read this post: http://mustech.net/2008/12/05/blog-submission-is-officially-closed#more-928
Only 31 days to go until the official end of the ME Blogger Campaign. It’s been long and hard, but definitely worth it. The number of folks blogging about music education has exploded since my challenge went out -not quite a year ago to the day. I’m very excited to see where this will go in the years to come.
Joel has become the first ever “Music Education Blogger” Historian. You can find his well done list about the work of the seminal Music Education Bloggers here: http://www.soyouwanttoteach.com/a-partial-timeline-of-music-education-blogging/
I think people will look back and find out that it was us, “the few the proud” the ME bloggers, that started an online revolution about sharing “good”, “accurate”, and “better” knowledge about our music profession and music in general -freely, with anyone with an Internet connection. I’m sure of it! -as the Internet searches already are showing the results of our labours in their various, and many, search result sections!
Now, there are only 5 spots left to become immortalized (well..not really!) as one of the 1st 100 OFFICIAL Music Education Bloggers. Don’t wait to let me know about your Music Education realated Web site. Contact me today either by commenting here or in our contact section above.
Please welcome, visit, and say hello by commenting on the following ME Blogger sites or by commenting here!
91. Jason Crews – Music Education Resource Blog
92. Christopher – Classical Guitar Blog
93. Andrew- Split Three Ways
94. Marilyn Johnson – MJ’s Music Teaching Tips
95. Brandon Pearce – Music Teacher’s Helper Blog
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.