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As always, I’m getting geared-up for a very exciting 2011-2012 school year for all of us in music education! Since 2008, the start of the year also brings with it the start of the Music Education Blog Carnival. Starting this year’s Music Education Blog Carnival Series will be veteran Music Education Blogger and Music Education Social Guru, Yoon Soo Lim and the carnival will be hosted at her amazing website: Sing Imagination. To get an idea of what the Blog Carnival is all about and to view over 20 past Music Education Blog Carnivals, please view our carnival home page: http://mustech.net/muscarn. We are currently looking for hosts for the 2011-2012 school year –if you are interested, please contact us directly in the comment section below, via the contact page, or tweet @pisanojm on Twitter!
What is the Music Education Blog Carnival?
~The new Music Education Blog Carnival was created and is maintained by Dr. Joseph Pisano of MusTech.net. Its function is to promote the great work being done by Music Education Bloggers across the Internet. The carnival seeks to provide a free online avenue that provides useful Music Education materials and information to the Internet community while providing greater exposure for those writing these great blogs.
The Music Education Blog Carnival is published during the first week of every month and is a recognized member of the communities of blogs as indexed by BlogCarnival.com. All writings submitted to the Music Education Blog Carnival are examined to ensure that they are valid, interesting, and related to our discussion topic(s). Not every entry submitted for consideration is selected to be in the various editions.
How do I submit an article for consideration of inclusion in the next Music Education Blog Carnival?
Submit your blog article for the next edition of Music Education Blog Carnival using our carnival submission form.
Enjoy the carnivals!
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.