Marco Susino works in the cognition and psychology of music, and is a multi award-winning artist in creative and performing arts. His work has been commissioned and performed across Europe, the Americas and Australasia, including at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) in Sydney, the Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, and the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. He holds a visiting position at the Juilliard School, New York. Prior to joining Flinders University, Marco was Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of Program in Music. He held positions at The University of New South Wales, Sydney and the University of Adelaide. Marco is a recognised expert in music-evoked emotions and cross-cultural experiences of emotion by music. His research investigates cultural influences, embodiments, and psychological and physiological effects on emotions communicated by music. He has undertaken fieldwork and collaborations in the United States, Cuba and Portugal.
Marco has collaborated on two Australian Research Council (ARC) projects and is a recipient of the prestigeous Endevour Research Fellowship, for which he collaborated with dancers, choreographers and composers at the Juilliard School in New York.
He is a reviewer of numerous flagship journals, including Nature, Psychology of Music and Musicae Scientiae.
As an artist his work includes award-winning music releases and multi-media installations.
For an up-to-date and full list of artistic and research outputs, visit: www.marcosusino.com
PhD (Music), University of New South Wales, Australia
MMus (Music), University of New South Wales, Australia
Licentiate (Music), Trinity College London, United Kingdom
Arts in Health Research Award, 2020
CHASS Research Award, Flinders University, 2020
Dean's Research Award, University of New South Wales, 2020
Endevaour Research Fellowship, Government of Australia, 2019
Exceptional Achievements Grant, University of New South Wales, 2018
Gerry Farrell Award, Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research, 2017
Alumni Industry Success Award, Academy of Contemporary Music, 2007
CI - Virtual Reality Music Making as a Novel Interactive Therapy for Physical, Psychological, and Emotional Wellbeing in Young Stroke Survivors - (2021-2022)
Lead CI - Bodies of Music - Investigating Emotion Communication in Multi-Sensory Music-Dance Expressions - (2020-2021)
Lead CI - The Music That Moves Us - (2019-2021)
Lead CI - Music for the Relief of Chemeotherapy Induced Nasua and Vomiting - (2020-2022)
CI - Creativity and Credit - (2020-2021)
Visiting Artist, The Juilliard School, New York
Co-Chair for the Sydney Hub Organising Committee of the Inaugural Global Arts and Psychology Symposium
Australasia Co-Lead Examiner for Rockschool, London
Member of The Empirical Musicology Research Laboratory, The University of New South Wales
Member of the International Society for Research on Emotion
Member of the Australian Music and Psychology Society
Scientific Committee Member of the International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology 2017
Evaluation Committee Member of the 15th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition and 10th triennial Conference of the European Society for the Congitive Sciences of Music
Reviewer, Psychology of Music
Reviewer, Musicae Scientiae
Reviewer, Frontiers in Psychology
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