Welcome to my professional presence on the web

This Website contains a brief description of myself and some of my professional activities and accomplishments.   Please browse the information contained on this site for more about me.  I encourage you to network with me and become a part of my/our Music, Education, and Technology PLN (Personal Learning Network).   I truly look forward to connecting with you in the future.



Ph.D.: Kent State University -Kent, Ohio Education and Music with Doctoral Minor in Instructional and Educational Technology

Post-Masters Study: Indiana University of PA -Indiana, PA ~Secondary Education

Masters of Music: SUNY at Binghamton -Binghamton, PA ~Instrumental Conducting and Performance

Bachelor of Music: Grove City College -Grove City, PA ~Music (Trumpet) with Pennsylvania State Certification, K-12, and dual concentrations in Humanities and Technology.


Professor and Director of Bands at Grove City College:
(Grove City is a highly competitive, private college located in Grove City, PA)

Director of Bands and Special Assistant for Enrollment ( 2012-Present)
Associate Chair of Fine Arts and Music (2006-2012)
Associate Professor of Music and Fine Arts Technology (2006-2012)
Associate Director of Bands (2001-2012)
Director of Jazz Studies and Ensembles (1997-2012)
Guest Lecturer of Communications Studies (1997-2009)

Professional Activities:

Guest Instrumental Conductor – Various HS and Jr. HS across N.E. United States
Clinician, Presenter at National, State, and Local Conferences
Adjudicator -Instrumental Ensemble Competitions across the U.S.
Partner -A.P.S. Development LLC -maker of iOS products for education and music
Music and Fine Arts Advocate -Worldwide (NAMM, NAfME, Music Sales Group)
PA Department of Education Music Curriculum Reviewer
Education Writer –In Tune Monthly, Teaching Music Magazine, DCI Magazine
Notable Blogger and Music Education Web 2.0/PLN Innovator


[Dr. Pisano’s Online Curriculum Vitae -PDF]


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