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The Rundown of Weekly Tweets by Dr. Joseph Pisano:

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  • Wow, there I go again Tweeting to myself! Oh well, time for the 2nd coffee! #
  • Take 2: Implementing technology will never make up for mediocre teachers, nor will it make up for mediocre students. #
  • Implementing Technology will never make up for poor teachers… It doesn’t make up for poor students either…. #
  • WiFi to me at conferences is like “plug and PRAY” as it used to be… WiFi is IF-FY (change pronunciation to rhyme and it works better) :) #
  • I’ve been meaning to mention this to all of you, I’ve been using DIMDIM for trad. classes, especially when it’s gorgeous outside. #edchat #
  • Our GC Jazz Band Concert is going to be Crack-a-lackin! Saturday at 1:30 PM EST Ketler Auditorium! Yes, they are that good! #fb #
  • RT @MusicEdTech: @katiesw1 Ok… I’ll talk with some folks… the Australian Music Conference looks awesome! #
  • Awesome, @Noteflight is going to speek to my undergrads for about 10 minutes in my Music Tech. Course today! Very cool for them. #
  • Killer Concert at Clarion University (PA) last night… Hayes Greenfield (alto saxo) was totally unbeliavable! #
  • Initiative- #musedchat folks-Encourage 1 colleague 2 Participate in next Weeks Chat-Mentor them through it. Create change. #
  • Listened to Love Supreme, Impressions, My Funny Valentine and Civilization (OC) inJazz History Yesterday-Now, on to Miles’ Bitches Brew. #
  • Weekend note: Grove City Jazz Concerts on This Saturday at 1:30 PM. Please come up/down/over and see us! No Charge for Parking/Admission. #
  • On my way to Clarion Univ. 2night to check out their jazz ensemble tonight and Guest Artist -Hayes Greenfield (Sax) -Should be great! #
  • Hey! Crazy. I just WON the Ophelia Hybrid Bow Package from JR JUDD! AWESOME! http://is.gd/bKipp #
  • Hey! Crazy. I just one the Ophelia Hybrid Bow Package from JR JUDD! AWESOME! http://jrjuddviolins.com #
  • O’ Man… Things are already heating up for next year’s schedule. I was just accepted to present at the Mid-West Band Clinic. #
  • Want to save your school Thousands? Choose an efficient default “green font” like Century Gothic. http://is.gd/bJXgm Yep. #
  • Just passed out the final conducting piece for beg. conducting… Travis Weller’s Escape into the Dark Hills. #
  • Is the computer plugged in? Is it on? Did you Reboot it? Are you an admin? Is Nortons installed? 85% of PC problems answered. #
  • RT @DoremiGirl @englishraven Found this (with rubric toward end) with regard to C-Writing Workshiop Portfolio Guide http://is.gd/bJaQ2 #
  • Ok, I’m back off the GRID and on the DECK. How many of you get that statement? If you do, you are Twitter SAVVY! #
  • A great conversation as always! Don’t forget to submit and/or vote topic discussions for next weeks chat. #musedchat #
  • Also, please Twitter Follow the folks you interacted with here today they will make great members of your PLN! #musedchat #
  • Ok, Ladies and Gentlemen Thanks for participating in Tonight’s #musedchat Don’t forget to check the transcript via (@Zweibz7) #
  • RT @shawdave: If my group can make it through upon a first reading (and they respond positively), then we’re about 75% there! #musedchat #
  • RT @brandtschneider: #musedchat red flag = starts with french horns. (I think there are some FH in the house today!) #
  • RT @thomasjwest: Red flag for me on repertoire is 1.) they’ll sound bad playing it and 2.) I can’t stand it. #musedchat #
  • RT @NicholasCowall:choral literature I stay away from politically incor.t subject matter prevalent in a lot of contemporary rep. #musedchat #
  • RT @clb1015: @pisanojm red flag, “flat” music, no emotion #musedchat #
  • Wow, only 7 mins to go in tonight’s chat! Time is flying! #musedchat #
  • Ok… what is a RED FLAG for not using literature in your minds/practice? #musedchat #
  • Topic: What is your criteria for selecting great repertoire and weeding out poor repertoire? #musedchat #
  • Playing Cultural music is all abuzz now… How much time do you spend on music from your own nations? #musedchat #
  • How much do you all try to introduce diff. keys/modes into each concert through diff. literature? #musedchat #
  • RT @girlfromPBO: I have a truly stand out student I’m going to look for a way to display that, for sure #musedchat #
  • How much do you consider opportunities for “SOLO” parts in your REP selections? #musedchat #
  • Choir folks, how much time do you spend looking at intervals as a criteria for literature? #musedchat #
  • Does anyone have the link to the Superintendent that is against all BCO music that “only exists in the education realm”? #musedchat #
  • If you don’t have great piano “chops” do you wish now that you had the opportunity to spend more time on them earlier? #musedchat #
  • RT @brandtschneider: Are rep choices different if you didnt go to music ed school? #musedchat #
  • How important do you find Good piano “chops” to be as a band/orch dir and/or Choir dir..today? #musedchat #
  • RT @DoremiGirl: Voicing (singability), possible arr accompaniment so Ss can play & harmony, text, imagery, teachability #musedchat #
  • Band folks how about this one: Can you cover all the perc. parts? #musedchat #
  • Will my students benefit from working on this piece? Are their opport. for expressive playing? #musedchat #
  • RT @girlfromPBO: @pisanojm range range range RANGE [important selection item] #musedchat #
  • Ok.. so let’s get techincal a little what do you look at specifically when judging music for your group “fit”? #musedchat #
  • RT @thomasjwest: I adapt EVERYTHING for my Ss because I don’t have a full band or orch. #musedchat #
  • RT @NicholasCowall: For me I look for educational outcomes, student enjoyment, audience engagement when choosing repertoire. #musedchat #
  • How many of you find yourselves adapting a piece of music to make it easier for your ensemble(s)? #musedchat #
  • How much stock do you put in the self-graded instrument difficulty levels of music (part. instrumental)? #musedchat #
  • I truly enjoy going throug the scores at Volkweins… I almost always read them before I listen to them… How do you all do it? #musedchat #
  • How many of you use the @naxos music library to listen to top band play REP? #musedchat #
  • How much time to you spend reading/listening to a potential score before you buy it? #musedchat #
  • RT @shawdave: for me, it’s music with some substance, some flavor, and something I in it I want the kids to learn. #musedchat #
  • RT @thomasjwest: Repertoire = what your ensemble is going to learn musically, so selection is critical #musedchat #
  • Let’s begin! :) #musedchat #
  • Welcome all to the #musedchat Tonight:: What is your criteria for selecting great repertoire and weeding out poor repertoire? #
  • 1 minute to go… Ok.. I’m going to start this with the next tweet… #musedchat #
  • If you are very fast at reading/typing and computer savvy, try using Tweetgrid.com and the 1×2 or 1×3 setting. #musedchat #
  • If you are new, please consider using http://tweetchat.com #musedchat #
  • Also note, @Zweibz7 will have the transcript up from Tonight’s Chat within 24 hours from the end of the chat. #musedchat #
  • A reminder if you are using PRIVATE TWEETS, you will have to turn them to public so we can see what you are saying for the chat! #musedchat #
  • 10 Minutes until the official start of the Chat! Stay tuned. #musedchat #
  • Tonight consider using “REP” for repertoire to save Tweet space… #musedchat #
  • Tonight’s Topic is: What is your criteria for selecting great repertoire and weeding out poor repertoire? #musedchat #
  • #musedchat folks Considering putting a blurb on FB to have folks come and join us! :) #
  • For the next 1 hour & 15 minutes my Tweets will be part of the #musedchat Please Join us at 8PM EST #
  • #musedchat starts in about 20 minutes! Please join us at 8PM EST #
  • Music Ed. Chat Tonight at 8PM EST Tell your friends! #musiced #mused #edchat #musedchat #
  • 2 things of interest to the #mused folks: #musedchat 2night@8PM EST Also-Deadline for Bl-Carnival is soon: http://bit.ly/aqXHL0 #
  • Getting ready to cover Noteflight in my Musi 221 Class…Should be a great class provided my stations don’t act up! :) #
  • I think you’ll find that using a dash-in-a-hash will not work… We discovered that with the last TI-ME conference-try #mitime #
  • #musedchat Topic Tomorrow: What is your criteria for selecting great repertoire and weeding out poor repertoire? 8PM EST #
  • Just finished the Monday Morning Mix at MusTech.Net ~Great educational stuff this week! Will be up shortly after midnight EST… #
  • Teachers…. “Our finger prints don’t fade from the lives we touch.” / Via @nlubrano ‘s Profile |Nice Quote! #
  • Finishing up the Monday Mix at MusTech.Net -If you have any suggestions -Now’s the Time! :) #
  • My Grove City Students Rock The TwitterStream At The PMEA Convention In Pittsburgh http://bit.ly/aFD3qo #pmea10 #
  • As always, to my #pmea10 friends, it was a great time! I was particularly happy to have finally had a chance to meet up with @thomasjwest #
  • Folks to follow tweeting #pmea10 andrewritenour @me_meier @pennarts @thomasjwest @emilyrfarrell @Brittany_Bell @SoundTree #
  • #pmea10 Was checking out some of the booths at the conference. Pittsburgh is a beautiful place to hold this. #
  • #pmea10 I’m really proud of the Grove City College Students here making an incredible TweetStream! #
  • I heard @jimfrankel ‘s session #pmea10 went great this morning! #
  • Good morning #pmea10 ! Make sure you catch @jimfrankel ‘s session at 9:15 a.m. !!! I’ll be at the GC both some of the day. Stop down! #
  • Meeting with Travis Weller and Dennis Carpenter for breakfast at #pmea10 Great day in the burgh! #pmea10 #
  • Talking with @thomasjwest at the Grove City Booth at #pmea10 #
  • Seriously, @soundtree is having some ridiculous sales at #pmea10 -The pricing is incredible! I just bought a Alesis Miclink! #
  • Back from the Phi Beta Mu Meeting. Please stop by and see me and my iPad at the Grove City Booth! #pmea10 #
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Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D. is an industry innovator, education clinician and lecturer, trumpeter and conductor, and the creator of many 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 at Grove City College, he made the move into industry in 2018.  As one of the youngest full professors in Grove City’s history, he served in various roles over his tenure including the Technical Director of the Pew Fine Arts Center, Assistant and Associate Chairs of Music and Music and Fine Arts, Director of Music and Fine Arts Technology, Director of Jazz Studies, Stage Manager, and he finished his tenure as the Director of Bands where he directed the college’s Symphonic Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Pep Bands, and various small ensembles.

He 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, 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.

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