Marc Satterwhite’s music has been performed in diverse venues all over the United States, as well as in Europe, England, Australia, the Americas, South Africa, Japan, Hong Kong, China and South Korea.
Among the groups that have performed and recorded his works are the Boston Symphony, the Utah Symphony, the Louisville Orchestra, the Verdehr Trio, eighth blackbird, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, the Core Ensemble, Tales & Scales, the Chicago Chamber Musicians, the London Composers Ensemble, Percussion Group Falsa, tubist Gene Pokorny, and clarinetist Richard Nunemaker. He has received residencies at many artist colonies, including the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo, and lectured at colleges and conservatories both in the US and abroad.
He is a graduate of Michigan State University and Indiana University and was for several years a professional orchestral bassist before switching his emphasis to composition. He has taught in Texas, Indiana and Michigan and is Professor of Composition and Music Theory at the University of Louisville School of Music where, in addition to his teaching duties, he directs the Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.