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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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