Joseph DeMarco, MAT
Adjunct Professor, Music/Liberal Arts
Musical Performance Experience
Birdland, The Village Gate, Red Blazer, St. Peters Jazz Vespors, Jorge Navarro Flamenco Dance Classes, Lehman College, Hofstra University, Kingsborough Community College, New York City Technical College, Brooklyn College, Temples, Churches and Clubs.
Political Community Performances
Borough President M. Markowitz, Former Borough President H. Golden, Brooklyn Arts Cultural Association (BACA), CUNY Graduate Center, The Department Of Education, Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce, and Local Organizations.
I am a Guitarist with 36 years experience
I have performed with distinguished musicians such as: Victor Gaskin ( Bassist with the late Billy Taylor ), the late Sam Benskin ( pianist with the Redman Jazz Orchestra ), Sol Yaged ( Swing Stomp Clarinetist ).
I have played on many recording dates.
I have two CDs (1998 and 2005 )
I am presently recording a Flamenco CD.
MAT in Music Education ( Lehman College 1985 )
BS in Music Performance ( Lehman College 1983 )
Area(s) of Expertise
Music Education, Jazz and Flamenco Guitarist/Performer
Developed a Flamenco Guitar Program at E.R. Murrow HS
Academic and Professional Honors
Certificate of Appreciation from the Parent Association of E.R. Murrow H.S June 2011
Music Education Adjunct at Brooklyn College ( Spring Term 2012 )
Music Teacher at E.R. Murrow High School (1986-2011 )
Music Teacher at PS 289 (1985-1986 )
Music Teacher at the Bennet Music School (1980-1985 )
Music Theory Tutor at Kingsborough Community College (1976-1977 )
Regular Courses Taught
Intro to Music 1
Intro to Music 2
History of Music
Intro to Film
Intro to Performing Arts
Intro to the Arts
Interests/Hobbies/Life Outside of Work
I accompany (Guitar ) the music for the Jorge Navarro Flamenco Dance Classes in New York City
I perform Jazz and Flamenco Guitar at various venues