Mark Galasso is a recording artist from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is a classically trained multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, singer, producer, sound engineer/mixer/programmer and professional photographer (

Born into a family of classical musicians his father was violinist Michael A. Galasso, who was Concert Master of the Baton Rouge Symphony and Professor of Music at Louisiana State University. His Mother, Michaela Galasso Williams, was also Principle Oboist with the BRSO. His eldest brother, Michael J. Galasso, was a widely known violinist, ECM recording artist and composer (In the Mood for Love, Seraphine) who worked with with Robert Wilson for many years.

Mark studied composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston, M.A. and holds a Business Degree, with minors in Finance and Music, from Louisiana State University.

His dedication to music has produced a considerable body of published songs, award winning jingles for the Louisiana Lottery and six critically acclaimed CD’s:

Perchaplectic, Antifluff Superstar, Spirit Play, Lottery Jingles, Pop, Big Backyard – Montessori Songs for Children, He Was Gone (Single)

Galasso also played keyboards and bass with RCA recording artist C’Vello, frequently performing with the group throughout the 1990’s.

In April, 2013 he released a CD of children’s songs entitled Big Backyard – Montessori Songs for Children. The material was developed while teaching music to Montessori pre-school children at Montessori Children’s House, the oldest private Montessori school in Baton Rouge. “Big Backyard” was reviewed in “The School Library Journal“, one of the top library journals and “Offbeat Magazine”. The CD can be heard on Pandora, Mark Galasso (Children’s) Radio, Spotify,  iTunes, Amazon and many other internet streaming sites around the world.

His latest release “He Was Gone” is a hauntingly beautiful song about moving through loss, with acceptance, grace & perseverance.

Mark Galasso’s Discography:

Perchaplectic: Perchaplectic CD


Antifluff Superstar: Antifluff Superstar CD

Lottery Jingles: Lottery Jingles CD

Pop: Pop

Spirit Play: Spirit Play

Big Backyard -Montessori Songs for Children: CD

“The goal with ‘Big Backyard” was to create some new standard children’s songs that would endure the test of time and empower children through the liberating philosophical principals of Montessori.”

He Was Gone : Released August 7, 2019

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