Theresa White over at the Music Education Blog has posted the 7th Music Education Blog Carnival. Make sure you visit her carnival to acquire some great information and music tips from the great music education bloggers. Anyone maysubmit an entry to the music education blog carnival. Just visit this link to find out more information about it: https://mustech.net/muscarn
Also, www.blogcarnival.com has selected the Musical Education Blog Carnival to be the featured carnival on their site for the January 12th and you’ll see it splashed on their homepage all day. I was informed of this today via e-mail. They recently congratulated our carnival for this accomplishment and added a featured carnivals section to highlight and acknowledge carnivals they really like. Congratulations to all those who have participated in the Music Education Blog Carnival for making this happen!
In addition, if you’ve already successfully submitted an article and have been posted in a music education carnival, why not consider being a host? Please let me know if you are interested via the contact form or in the comment section below.
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.