ReFound = to find again, to discover what is already there = SOUND


JoAnne C. Maffia aka ReFoundSound

JoAnne C. Maffia is an award-winning interdisciplinary artist and music educator; working within the fields of music/sound design, theater, dance, radio, and film.

JoAnne is a recent recipient of the Art Ventures Grant, May 2020. Her previous collaboration with choreographer Rebecca R. Levy of The Jacksonville Dance Theater, BODY: a long-form work premiered in May 2019 at The Florida Theater.  A year earlier in May 2018, her electronic music composition Frenetic Sparks premiered at the 12th Annual Electronic Music Festival in Schloss Leuk, Switzerland.

In 2017 JoAnne was the recipient of The Promoting Excellence in Diversity grant from SUNY Brockport as both a guest lecturer and artist. The same year, Ms. Maffia’s collaboration with The Mariah Maloney Dance Company premiered in New York City. Her radio works have been featured on The Hear Now Festival in Kansas City and in Bolzano, Italy on the MuseRuole women in an experimental music festival. She has also been a theatrical sound designer and composer for The Vermont Shakespeare Festival.

JoAnne is an adjunct professor, sound designer, and percussionist for the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida. JoAnne holds degrees in music composition, music education, and dramatic literature.


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Featured Organizations

Lightner Museum

lightnerRelics of America's Gilded Age are elegantly exhibited on the museum's three floors. Costumes, furnishings, mechanical musical instruments and other artifacts give you a glimpse into 19th century daily life. The Lightner collection includes beautiful examples of cut glass, Victorian art glass and the stained glass work of Louis Comfort Tiffany.

Historic Florida Militia

historic-militiaThe Historic Florida Militia (HFM) is a non-profit umbrella organization supporting re-created historic interpretive units and representing a number of cultures and time periods. "We are not street performers, we are educators. We are not parades, we are historic programs. This is not an exercise in free speech, this is an opportunity to educate. We are not promoting a political agenda, we are promoting the city's history through a practical and factual teaching method".

Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach

cultural-centerCCPVB is a non-profit 501(c) (3) arts organization located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida dedicated to providing a place for everyone in the Jacksonville region to create, understand and experience the arts. We bring the arts to our community through art exhibitions featuring local, regional and nationally known artist; art classes and workshops for children and adults; children's summer camps; and creative events that support educational programming. Our outreach programs serve children with disabilities, special education needs, and low income families.

Crisp-Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College

crisp-ellertBuilt in honor of Dr. JoAnn Crisp-Ellert and her husband, Dr. Robert Ellert, the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum offers Flagler College students and the Northeast Florida community a venue for fostering knowledge and a deep appreciation of contemporary art. As an educational resource for the College, the Museum exhibits regional, national and international artists, and provides opportunities for critical engagement and exposure to a variety of exhibitions and personal interactions with visiting artists. The Museum challenges students, the Flagler community and the public to cultivate individual creativity, critical reflection, historical consciousness and respect for the free exchange of ideas. In this spirit, the Museum also hosts public programs, including artist talks, readings, panel discussions and film series that provide a platform for vital interdisciplinary dialogue.

EMMA Concert Association

emmaThe general purpose of this corporation [EMMA] is to stimulate interest in classical music throughout St. Johns County, FL and to encourage interest in and to provide opportunities in classical music for the youth of the county.

The mission of this corporation is to produce a number of quality music and dance performances every year and to offer them at modest ticket prices to the residents of St. Johns County and tourists visiting or planning to visit St. Johns County.