Joseph DeMarco, MAT

Adjunct Professor, Music/Liberal Arts

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  • Campus:
    NYSCAS - New York School of Career and Applied Sciences, Lander College of Arts & Sciences
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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

Professional Service

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

American Music

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