Concert Theatre; a genre? Concert Theatre; a genre? is a possible history and development worth exploring... 61.5 KB
Peter McLaren & Revolutionary Critical Pedagogy Educational Philosophy and thesis 6.14 MB
'Expect the Unexpected' Obstacles of the Single Story Narrative Lecture given at Brockport College (SUNY) sponsored by the Diversity Committee and Dance Deptartment. (powerpoint) 531 KB
Advising Philosophy JoAnne C. Maffia's Academic and Career Advising Philosophy 19.8 KB

Micro-Credential from NACADA

Recent C.V.


Composer/Sound Designer/Interdisciplinary Artist

New Album Coming Soon!

2023 November Guest Composer, Jacksonville University, Fall Dance Concert

2022 March Guest Artist, Diversity Conference, Brockport College, NY 

2022 February Album release:

Cinematic Lo-fi 'Leaving Earth'

2021 December Composer Commission, Mariah Maloney Dance, The Forest is Behind You, SUNY Brockport College

2021 August Premiere, Ms. Maffia's documentary film 'The making of' Hammer & Rain: reflections through time (* an Art Ventures Grant project)  

For more information about the documentary:

2020 May Art Ventures Grant  recipient via The Community Foundation for NE Florida 

2019 November  Director of Foley Sound Effects, The Old Man and the Old Moon, Flagler College Theater Arts Department

2019 October Sound Design & Composition,The Tempest, Flagler College Theater Arts Department 

2018-2019 commissioned by The Jacksonville Dance Theatre, premiered May 2019, The Florida Theater, Jacksonville, FL. 

 2018 May Selected composition, Frenetic Sparks in 2 movements, 'Right Now' & 'Transcend' The 12th International Festival for New Music, Forum Wallis: Ars Electronica, Schloss Leuk, Switzerland, May 17-21. 

 2017 September featured work on the Soundmaps Project: 

2017 August composition Frenetic Sparks: Movement 1 'Right Now' accepted by Ink & Coda ,an online publication, as part of their Summer Issue volume 4.2. 

 2017 February accepted to the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation: Two week Field Recording and Research project.   

2016 September commissioned by Mariah Maloney Dance Company. *Premiered January 8, 2017 through Pentacle Gallery Artist and APAP Showing New Work at City Center Studio 5, NYC. Additional performances at Movement Research NYC; Alfred University Marlin Miller Theatre-Alfred, NY; Showdown at Gibney Dance NYC; TOPAZ Arts in Queens, NY and The Rochester Fringe Festival in upstate NY.   

 2014 May  selected audio drama Kinetic Fortress: a narrative interrupted  by The Hear Now Festival aired on their Podcast Palooza series, aired June 19th- August 1st. 

2013 May  selected work 'Buzzword-ganda'  by Museruole: women in experimental music an 'On the Air' radio festival in Bolzano/Bozen, Italy.   

2012 June- August 

Musical Director/Composer/Sound Design/Percussionist

The Vermont Shakespeare Company commissioned Ms. Maffia for their summer production of The Tempest.   

*Review Shelburne News, August 30, 2012, Rachel Dunphy   
*Review Seven Days newspaper, vol.17, No. 50   
*Review Burlington Free Press,, Aug. 16, 2012  


-The Advanced Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising, Kansas State University, 2023

-The Advanced Certificate in Music Education, Brooklyn College, 2010  

-Master of Arts in Music Composition, New York University, 2002  

-Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Literature with a Minor in Music,   Purchase College, 1992  

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Percussionist, Drummer & Accompanist

2024 April Percussionist, If/Then, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL

2023 August Percussionist, Hands on a Hard Body, The Limelight Theater, St. Augustine, FL

2023 May-June Percussionist,  Little Miss Sunshine, The Limelight Theater, St. Augustine, FL

2023 April Percussionist, Cinderella, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL

2023 February Percussionist, The Medium by Gian Carlo Menotti, First Coast Opera, St. Augustine, FL

2023 January Drummer, The Cathedral Basilica Chamber Choir, St. Augustine, FL

2022 Sept-October Percussionist, Big Fish, The Limelight Theater, St. Augustine, FL

2022 August Percussionist, Parade, The Limelight Theater, St. Augustine, FL

2022 May-June Percussionist, Little Women, The Limelight Theater, St. Augustine, FL

2022 Spring Accompanist, FSU Dance Department

2021 Fall  Guest Accompanist, The Dance Company, St. Augustine, FL.

2021 August-October Co-Musical Director & Percussionist, ONCE, The Limelight Theater, St. Augustine, FL

2021 June selected participant, The Mark Morris Dance Accompanist Training Program

2021 May Drummer, Always Patsy Cline, The Limelight Theater, St. Augustine, FL

2019 November  Percussionist, The Old Man and the Old Moon, Flagler College Theater Arts Department

2019 May Percussionist, Carmina Burana, The St. Augustine Community Chorus,8919

2018 November Drummer, All Shook Up!  Flagler College Theater Arts Department

2018 March Guest Accompanist Florida State College at Jacksonville, FL. 

2018 February Guest Accompanist, The Dance Company, St. Augustine, FL.

2016 August member of The St. Augustine Orchestra.  ongoing


Educator & Activist

2024 June Micro-Credential NACADA: Advising Undecided & Exploratory Students

NEW POSITION: Coordinator of Academic Case Management, Flagler College

2023 May Advanced Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising, Kansas State University

2022 May received the Champion for LGBTQIA Support & Advocacy award, Flagler College Lavender Ceremony

2022 Spring Visiting Professor, FSU Dance Department

2021-Present Drum line coach, Flagler College

2020 July Featured in NARROW magazine for LGBTQ+IA activism in ST. Augustine, FL 

2020 May Interviewed by 'Mass Hysteria' on OutJax Radio,  LGBTQ+IA activism in St. Augustine, FL

2018- Present Adjunct Faculty, Theater Arts & Music, Flagler College.  ongoing

2018- 2020 Percussion Instructor, Pacetti Bay Middle School, St.Augustine FL

2018 November Event organizer & Fundraiser for The Landfill Harmonic music school & orchestra from Paraguay

2017 November Guest Artist & Lecturer,  Dance Department, Brockport College, NY co-sponsored by the Diversity Committee.  

Lecture: 'Expect the Unexpected'

(Obstacles of the Single Story Narrative) 

2017 May Awarded The Promoting Excellence in Diversity (PED) Grant  from SUNY Brockport College 

2010- 2014 Full time Instrumental Music Instructor at I.S. 281 middle school, Brooklyn, NY

2002-2010 Teaching Artist: Percussion & Concert Band, NYC

field recordings, free sound samples, free mp3, music for sale, radio works, film, dance, theater, St. Augustine, FL.