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Marco Susino is an Endevaour Research Fellow and Lecturer in Creative Arts. He is an award-winning artist in music and creative and performing arts. His work has been performed and commissioned 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. In 2019, he held a five month residency at the Juilliard School, New York as a visiting artist and research fellow. Prior to joining Flinders University, Marco was Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of Program in Music at the JMC Academy in Melbourne. He also held positions at Boxhill Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney and the University of Adelaide. Marco is a trained musician and music psychologist, and recognised expert in music-evoked emotions and cross-cultural experiences of emotion by music. His research investigates how emotion in music is felt and perceived across cultures, and includes the embodied examination of musical emotions in dance. He has undertaken fieldwork and collaborations in the United States, Cuba and Portugal.

Marco has collaborated on two Australian Research Council (ARC) projects and was awarded the prestigeous Endevour Research Fellowship to collaborate with dancers, choreographers and composers at the Juilliard School in New York. He is a reviewer of the flagship journals, Psychology of MusicMusicae Scientiae and Frontiers in Psychology.

As an artist his work includes award-winning music releases and multi-media installations.

For more information, visit: www.marcosusino.com




  • M Music
  • Musical Emotions
  • Music Cognition
  • Cross-Cultural Emotion Communication
  • Emotion Processing
  • Psychophysiological Emotion Expressions
  • Emotion Emobodiment

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Research Output

  • 5 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Performance
  • 1 Other contribution

The Cageance Project

Slater, S. & Susino, M., 2020

Research output: Non-textual formPerformance

  • The definition of a musician in music psychology: A literature review and the six-year rule

    Zhang, D. J., Susino, M., McPherson, G. E. & Schubert, E., 1 May 2020, In : Psychology of Music. 48, 3, p. 389-409 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Citations (Scopus)

    Cultural stereotyping of emotional responses to music genre

    Susino, M. & Schubert, E., 1 May 2019, In : Psychology of Music. 47, 3, p. 342-357 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Negative emotion responses to heavy-metal and hip-hop music with positive lyrics

    Susino, M. & Schubert, E., 2019, In : Empirical Musicology Review. 14, 1-2, p. 2-15 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 3 Downloads (Pure)

    The Right Song for the Buy: How Music Influences Consumer Decisions

    Susino, M., 2019, 7 p. California : Sage Publications.

    Research output: Other contribution

  • Prizes

    Alumni Industry Success Award

    Susino, Marco (Recipient), 2007

    Prize: Other distinction

    Endeavour Research Fellowship

    Susino, Marco (Recipient), 2019

    Prize: Other distinction

    Exceptional Achievements Grant

    Susino, Marco (Recipient), 2018

    Prize: Other distinction

    Gerry Farrell Award

    Susino, Marco (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Other distinction