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As we move to the end of the school year some of the monthly/weekly features on MusTech.net will be moving to a less frequent schedule over the summer months. This will mainly effect the Monday Morning Mix and the Monthly Music Education Blog Carnival.
The Monday Morning Mix will be posted on:
August 23rd -Resumes to a Weekly Post
The Music Education Blog Carnival will be resume on:
Any submissions in the interim will be considered for the September Carnival.
I am working on a number of new initiatives over the summer with regard to a educational learning networks and music. It is my hope to have a couple of major announcements over the summer months in this regard. Please stay tuned to MusTech.Net for more information (follow our rss feed: http://mustech.net/feed).
I also just re-vamped my personal “holding” site on the Internet. Please take a look at http://jpisano.com and let me know what you think of my new WordPress Resume themed site. I welcome your feedback.
Finally, I intend to continue moderating a number of the #musedchats chats over the summer. I would like to encourage all of you to invite one new member to the #musedchat today and for each of the Monday Night chats. Tonight’s topic (5/10/2010) is: “What can we do to advocate Music Education specifically to school administrators?”
To learn more about the #musedchat please visit this link: http://musicedmajor.net/musedchat/
Teachers and Students: Best Wishes for a highly constructive, yet relaxing, summer!
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.