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The Convergent Future of Music Games and Higher Education: “You know what makes a lot of money? Music games. Even in 2009, a year in which music games saw a 46% drop in sales from 2008, DJ Hero became the highest-grossing new IP across all genres. It’s a game that was being called a failure in the weeks after its release, and some today even suggest that its sales have been modest. Yet for the companies that make music games, the cash continues to roll in.”
Top Ten Reasons Music Education Rocks: A Quick post that celebrates National Music in our Schools Month with a TOP TEN list!
More Effectively Managing The Twitter Data Stream While Participating With The MusEdChat: An article by me that will help to effectively manage the Twitter #MusEdChats. A MUST READ- if you are going to effectively participate in the chats!
The [fill in the blank] ensemble reinvented?: Evan Tobias writes a great article where he asks the question, “To what extent have ensembles in schools been reinvented or broadened?”
Sibelius Arrange Feature: Tom Rudolph writes an incredible blog about Music Notation (and many incredible texts as well!). I you don’t know of his blog check it and look at this post where he discusses “one of the most fascinating and time-saving orchestration tools in Sibelius”!
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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.