Anthony T. Marasco currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of History in the Art and Music program at the University of Scranton and an Instructor of Music at the Hazleton and Brandywine campuses of the Pennsylvania State University, where he teaches and develops courses on topics such as Western Music History, American Music, Jazz History, 20th Century Music, and Film Music.
Marasco is also research active, with past presentations and papers focusing on topics such as the use of accessible digital instruments and apps in contemporary performance for non-performers, the digimodernist movement in contemporary composition, and the sociological elements behind society's interaction with music. More information on past research topics and writings can be found below.
2013 New DEEL Conference, May 4th, 2013
Paper presentation: “New World Symphonies: Using Mobile Devices and Digital Technologies to Sustain Music Education in an Economic Crisis”
Lecture: “Architectural Music: Installation Compositions and the Changing Landscape of Musical Performance.” PSU Hazleton Faculty Lecture Series, The Pennsylvania State University, Hazleton, PA, November 27th, 2012.
Poster Presentation: “Board Game Music: Game Techniques and Digital Instruments in Music Performance.” Learning Design Summer Research Event, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, July 19th, 2012.
Featured Group Presentation: “Using QR Codes in Interactive Musical Performance.” Learning Design Summer Research Event, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, July 19th, 2012.
Panel Presentation: “We’re Mobile – So What?” Learning Design Summer Research Event, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, July 19th, 2012.
Lecture: “Board Game Music: Using Gamification to Level the Playing Field in Music Performance.” Games and Gamification: A Regional Colloquy, The Pennsylvania University, Hazleton, PA, May 9th, 2012.