Joe DeMarco

Joe DeMarco

Bio:

Joe DeMarco is a musician, arts journalist and technologist. He has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, the Boston Ballet, Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra, the Rhode Island Philharmonic and The Hartford Symphony Orchestra, and has shared the stage with Andrea Bocelli, Ann Hampton Calloway, Aretha Franklin, Ben Folds, Burt Bacharach, Cecile Licad, Don Rickles, Idina Menzel, Joshua Bell, Linda Eder, The Moody Blues, Regis Philbin, Roberta Flack, Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Yo Yo Ma, among others. His expertise spans genres, including orchestra, ballet, opera, theater, jazz, blues and pop music. Mr. DeMarco holds degrees in music from Boston University and the Juilliard School. He resides in Providence, RI and Miami Beach, FL.

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Articles by Joe DeMarco

Fall Guide to Classical Music
August 31, 2016 No Commentby

Fall Guide to Classical Music

  Autumn is a great time for classical music in southern New England. Giving way to season openers, the 2016-17 ...

Have a Classic(al) Summer
June 1, 2016 No Commentby

Have a Classic(al) Summer

Nobody would disagree that New England is the place to be in the summer months. And for classical music lovers, ...

The Bluegrass Situation
May 25, 2016 No Commentby

The Bluegrass Situation

  A couple of years ago I had the pleasure of attending the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill, ...

Must-See Classical Shows this May
May 4, 2016 No Commentby

Must-See Classical Shows this May

May is a great month for classical music in southern New England. For many groups it marks the end of ...

The Trumpet Shall Sound: Big Band Holidays with Wynton Marsalis
November 18, 2015 No Commentby

The Trumpet Shall Sound: Big Band Holidays with Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis is arguably the most important musician of his generation. A nine-time Grammy award winning trumpet virtuoso, Pulitzer Prize ...

Mystery, Wonder and Awe, “O” My! 
January 12, 2015 No Commentby

Mystery, Wonder and Awe, “O” My! 

Just over the Massachusetts state border in Fall River, 20 or so highly skilled and dedicated classical singers gather weekly ...

Question 5: A Creative and Cultural Economy Bond
October 2, 2014 No Commentby

Question 5: A Creative and Cultural Economy Bond

In the upcoming election, Question 5 is an important issue for arts-aware voters to consider. The first of its kind ...

Home Improvement Gone Wrong, or How I Spent The Last 3 Weeks Of Summer
September 16, 2014 2 commentsby

Home Improvement Gone Wrong, or How I Spent The Last 3 Weeks Of Summer

My house was built in 1940 and has had virtually no renovations done to it. It was a “handyman special” ...

Telling Fairy Tales in Providence
September 9, 2014 1 commentby

Telling Fairy Tales in Providence

World premieres are a rarity, and are especially uncommon in smaller cities like Providence. Even more unusual is to have ...

Opera Providence – Opera Done Right
July 2, 2014 No Commentby

Opera Providence – Opera Done Right

Let’s face it. Opera is a tough sell in America. To really appreciate it requires focus, which is severely lacking ...