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Congratulations to Prof. Keith Mason on his 50th episode of the Music Tech For Me Podcast. Keith is a great musician, educator, and music technologist. His podcast is one of the cornerstones of the entire music education podcast movement and worth the time to “check it out”. It was a pleasure to be selected as his 50thguest for the show. There were a number of great and relevant music education topics discussed and I encourage you all to download and listen to it.
Here is the direct link to the podcast episode: http://www.musictechforme.com/?p=103
Here is a short list of the best Music Education Related Podcasts on the Web:
MusTech.Net’s Musical Musings Show: http://mustech.podomatic.com
Dr. James Frankel: http://fams.podomatic.com
Prof. Keith Mason: http://musictechforme.com
Music Teachers 911, Larry Marra: http://musicteachers911.blogspot.com/
Dr. Scott Watson: http://whatmusicmeans.mypodcast.com/
Musically and Technically Speaking, Brenda Muench & Carol Broos: http://www.techtempo.com/MATS/
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.