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Joseph Carucci

Joseph Carucci
  • Director of Music Industry Studies
  • Assistant Professor of Music
  • D.M.A., University of Kentucky
  • M.M., University of Kentucky
  • B.A., Eastman School of Music


Contact Information

  • Department: Music
  • Office: Foster 304A
  • Mailing Address: Foster 101
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859-622-1428


Joseph Carucci: Saxophonist, composer, and educator Dr. Joseph Carucci received a Bachelor of Music from the Eastman School of Music and a Master of Music and Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of Kentucky.  He has performed and recorded throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, and China with musicians such as Kenny Burrell, Phil Nimmons, Rob McConnell, Hugh Frasier, Manhattan Transfer, David Sanchez, Bob Mintzer, The Temptations, Eric Alexander, Louis Bellson, and the Broadway Musical Elf.   Many of his compositions are available through Walrus Publishing and have been used on Pioneer Public Television for various programs.

Prior to his appointment at Eastern Kentucky University, Dr. Carucci taught at Lincoln Memorial University, the University of Minnesota-Morris, and Transylvania University as well as classroom and instrumental music in California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New York.   


Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
ASO 100MStudent Succ Seminar in MusF 8:00am-8:50am Foster Building 310Fall 2017
HON 307WInside Contemporary Pop MusicTR 12:30pm-1:45pm University Building 139Fall 2017
HON 312WInside Contemporary Pop MusicTR 12:30pm-1:45pm University Building 139Fall 2017
MUS 190Music Industry IMWF 11:15am-12:05pm Foster Building 303Fall 2017
MUS 191Music Industry IITR 11:00am-12:15pm Foster Building 300Fall 2017
MUS 250Jazz Combo  Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 300Music Ind Career & Intern Semi  Foster Building Fall 2017
MUS 390Music Industry IIITR 9:30am-10:45am Foster Building 300Fall 2017
MUS 449Music Industry Senior Capstone   Fall 2017
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