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The following is the definitive collection of resources for one of my sessions at the New Jersey Music Educators State Conference and the the Technology Institute for Music Educator’s National Conference held in February of 2010. The session was titled: “Great Two-Track Recordings -A Low-Cost, “Cookie-Cutter” Solution Using A Hand-Held Digital Recorder and Audacity”.
This session details the process of mastering directly from a Two-Track recorder and getting great results in a straight-forward way. The basic two requirements to implement this are a high-quality stereo recorder like the Zoom H4n (the article that I referenced in the podcast/session can be found here) and digital editing software like the open-source product Audacity.
Re-live this session (or experience it for the first time) by taking advantage of the resources listed here. All of these materials are provided for students and educators under a 3.0 Creative Commons License.
The Session-related materials:
- View the PowerPoint directly from Authorstream
- Listen to the audio of the complete session at Podomatic
I hope you enjoy (or enjoyed) these materials. Please check my upcoming events, presentations, and concerts for future opportunities to visit with me.
Also, you may be interested in viewing the LIVE Coverage that I provided during the TI:ME Keynote session by Don Muro using Cover IT Live. Don’s Website can be found here: http://donmuro.com/
Additionally, you can find the “pulse” or “Back-Channel” of the TI:ME 2010 conference (including Live Tweets During my session) by visting the Complete #TIME10 Twitter and Timeline that I created. The commentary and resources provided through these Tweets are a goldmine!
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.