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Just a quick note to let you all know that I’ll be in Muncie, Indiana the better part of this week to participate as a clinician with the Music for All Summer Symposium. If you are not aware of Music for All, it’s a great organization that fulfills it’s mission through programming that includes some of the most exciting and recognized events in the world, as well as advocating for arts education and music for all. I’m excited to have the opportunity to see a number of my old friends and meet a number of new ones this year in Muncie!
I’ll be giving a clinic on Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. titled: “Beautiful and Easy Website Development for School Band Programs (or Anything Else!)” and on Friday at 8:30 titled: “Marketing Your Band Program: An Overview of Web 2.0 and Social Media Tools and Strategies for School Band Programs”. I intend to post some of the materials after the events right here on MusTech.Net!
For more about Music for All please see this link:
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.