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December, 20, 2024
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM




Pete Zambito

Pete Zambito

S.H.O.P. Talk: Using and Creating Podcasts to Improve Your Teaching

Clinic Synopsis:

Podcasts have become a great source of both entertainment and education for well over a decade. Using podcasts in your teaching can help your classroom instruction, studio teaching, and ensemble participation, as well as help develop professional abilities inside and outside of the classroom. This session discuss applications involved in using existing podcasts, techniques of interviewing, and even creating your own!

Pete Zambito - Biographical Information

Pete Zambito is the Associate Teaching Professor of Music, Assistant Director of Athletic Bands, and Arts Entrepreneurship Coordinator at the University of Missouri. He previously taught at Lincoln University (MO) and Concord University (WV). He is the creator and host of the weekly show “Pete’s Percussion Podcast”. He has performed extensively throughout the United States. He is also a commissioned composer of percussion works, many of which are available through C. Alan Publications. Dr. Zambito holds a B.A. degree in piano performance from Wake Forest University, and M.M. and D.M.A. degrees in percussion performance from UNC-Greensboro. In February 2008, his article, “Marimba Transcriptions of Piano Literature”, based on his dissertation, was published in Percussive Notes, and is currently a member of the PAS Health & Wellness Committee. He spent 3 years as an editor and engraver at C. Alan Publications, and contributes frequently to the National Conference on Percussion Pedagogy. He is a Vic Firth education artist and clinician. His first solo CD, Marimba, was released in 2014.