Take Note Podcast

PMEA’s Take Note Podcast is a look into notable names in music education, stories from across Pennsylvania, and news you can use.

Take Note is sponsored by the Grove City College Department of Music.

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4/11/24 – Candidates for PMEA President-Elect

3/25/24 – 2024 PMEA All-State Festival Conductors
Scott Laird – Orchestra
Dr. Chris Jackson – Chorus

3/5/24 – Dr. Kendra Ross

www.kendraross.com

2/26/24 – 2024 PMEA All-State Festival Conductors
Dr. Andrea Strauss – Wind Ensemble
Alfred Watkins – Concert Band

2/21/24 – ArtsQuest

www.steelstacks.org
www.musikfest.org

2/13/24 – 2024 PMEA All-State Festival Conductors
Rob Dietz – Contemporary A Cappella
Dr. Jason Kush – Jazz Ensemble

1/15/24 – Servant Leadership Association for Music

www.slamleadership.org
www.kickintin.com/slam

1/11/24 – Pennsylvania Arts Education Data Project 

12/7/23 – West Chester University Marching Band Heads To The Rose Parade

12/4/23 – Matt and Susie Harloff, Avon High School Marching Band

11/7/23 – Dr. Elliot Cleveland, Marching Health

www.marchinghealth.com

11/7/23 – Ann Hampton Callaway

www.annhamptoncallaway.com 

10/19/23 – Amanda Karhuse, NAfME

10/11/23 – Kate Landis

9/22/23 – Deb Confredo, Music Teacher Profession Initiative


NAfME Music Teacher Profession Initiative

8/31/23 – Emily Bovan, UniSound

8/16/23 – Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Dr. Khalid Mumin

7/28/23 – PMEA Day of Service, Miss Pennsylvania Miranda Moore, Abi Young and Margaret Bauer

7/20/23 – James Stephens, Music for All

7/13/23 – Sam McMullan, Slippery Rock University Student

Sam’s YouTube Page

6/27/23 – Ashley Zilka (WTAE-TV) and Erica Mokay (KDKA-TV)

5/8/23 – Courtney Coffey, Simply Colorguard

www.simplycolorguard.com
www.courtneycoffey.com
www.tiktok.com/@courtneyacoffey
www.youtube.com/@CourtneyACoffey

5/1/23 – Dr. Jonathan Helmick, Slippery Rock University

4/5/23 – Maria A. Ellis, Girl Conductor 

4/3/23 – 2023 PMEA All-State Festival Conductors
Joe Boga – Jazz Ensemble
Charlie Masters – Vocal Jazz

3/27/23 – 2023 PMEA All-State Festival Conductors
Dr. David Romines – Concert Band
Dr. Patricia Cornett – Wind Ensemble

3/13/23 – 2023 PMEA All-State Festival Conductors
Dr. Amanda Quist – Chorus
Dr. Timothy Dixon – Orchestra

2/21/23 – Cameron Jenkins

 

2/16/23 – Kara LaMoure, The Breaking Winds Bassoon Quartet & WindSync Wind Quintet

2/7/23 – Wesley Whatley, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

 

1/17/23 – Nora Clark, Tap That Brass

 

1/3/23 – Mary Lynne Peters

12/12/22 – Crescendo Student Conference

 www.pmea.net/crescendo

11/28/22 – Dr. Jeffrey Gemmell, Lititz Moravian Collegium Musicum

www.gemmell-posts.com

11/23/22 – Chad Toporski – Music Educators in the Hopewell Area School District

11/21/22 – Marcia Neel, Music Education Consultants

10/14/22 – Tom Hiravi, Music Educator in the Danville Area School District

9/9/22 – Bailey Karst, One of the 2022 Drum Majors For The Cadets and A Student at West Chester University

9/2/22 – Shawn Campopiano Talks About Donating Part of His Liver To A Former Music Instructor

8/12/22 – Becky Sensor Talks About Finding Funding For Your Program

8/1/22 – Scott Sheehan

 

7/13/22 – Drum Corps International CEO, Dan Acheson

2022 DCI Events in Pennsylvania
July 29, 2022 – Music On The Mountain – Sheffield, PA
August 5, 2022 – DCI Eastern Classic – Allentown, PA
August 6, 2022 – DCI Eastern Classic – Allentown, PA
August 7, 2022 – DCI Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, PA
August 8, 2022 – Lake Erie Fanfare – Edinboro, PA

7/7/22 – Courtney Coffey Talks Mindfulness in the Marching Arts

6/28/22 – First Lt. Darren Lin, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band

6/8/22 – Jennifer Schoener, Upper Darby Arts and Education Foundation

5/6/22 – Miranda Moore, Miss Pennsylvania Candidate

5/2/22 – Dr. Robert Gildea, 2022 PMEA Outstanding Superintendent

4/1/22 – Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Noe Ortega

4/1/22 – Pennsylvania State Senator Carolyn Comitta

3/7/22 – Jerome Collins, Straight No Chaser

3/1/22 – 2022 PMEA All-State Festival Conductors
Brian McCarthy – Jazz
Elizabeth Radigonda – Vocal Jazz

2/22/22 – Meet the Candidates for PMEA President-Elect

2/7/22 – Monica Ellis, Imani Winds

2/1/22 – 2022 PMEA All-State Festival Conductors
Dr. Paula Crider – Wind Ensemble
Jason Seber – Orchestra

1/13/22 – Joe Lamond, NAMM President and CEO

1/3/22 – 2022 PMEA All-State Festival Conductors
Dr. Jonathan Helmick – Concert Band
Dr. Amelia Garbisch – Chorus

12/21/21 – Dr. William Behre, Slippery Rock University President

12/8/21 – Stanford Thompson – Play On Philly

Play On Philly

12/1/21 – Dr. Stacy Potter

11/19/21 – Alfred Watkins

11/16/21 – Laurie Schell from Elevate Arts Ed

11/5/21 – String Education with Dr. Jeffrey Tedford and Lynn Tuttle

10/20/21 – The 2021 Bands of America Season and a Pennsylvania Band Participating

9/27/21 – Chiho Feindler, Save The Music Foundation

Save The Music Resource Page
Social Emotional Learning Webinar Series

9/20/21 – Joel Menchey, Menchey Music Service and NAMM

8/31/21 – Adam Brock, Author of “My Song To Sing”

8/26/21 – PMEA’s First Day of Service with the Reading Musical Foundation 

7/29/21 – Real Life Advocacy Advice from PMEA Member, Tina Bennett

7/9/21 – Steve Rondinaro from Drum Corps International

6/30/21 – Previewing The 2021 Summer Conference

6/28/21 – Julie Duty from United Sound

6/14/21 – Make Music Day

5/13/21 – Dr. Jason Worzbyt, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

4/27/21 – A History of Jazz in Pittsburgh with Karen Cole

4/7/21 – Previewing The PMEA Annual Conference with Phil Stattel and Debbie Chrisman

 

3/16/21 – SPECIAL EDITION: PMEA Music Education Day and PA Representative Eddie Day Pashinski

3/4/21 – Chris Martin, CEO, C.F. Martin & Co.

2/22/21 – Becky and Joe Sensor – Music Educators, Dubois Area Middle School

2/9/21 – Dr. Marci Major – Music Service Learning
Learn more at www.musicservicelearning.org

1/27/21 – Phil Stattel and Tina Bennett – PMEA Leadership

1/21/21 – Byron Stripling, Principal Pops Conductor, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra