John Lane

percussionist | composer

 

 

Episode 36: Marc Satterwhite

This episode features a conversation with composer Marc Satterwhite. Marc's music has been performed worldwide by ensembles including the Boston Symphony, the Utah Symphony, and new music luminaries eighth blackbird and the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble. He is currently Professor of Composition and Music Theory at the University of Louisville School of Music, where he also directs the Grawnemeyer Award for Music Composition. 

We chatted about his transition from a professional bassist living and working in Latin America to professional composer and academic, his compositions inspired by the photography of Flor Garuño, his take on the creative life, and much more.

 This is the Flor Garduño photo that inspired "Musico en la nada" (for trumpet and bass drum)

This is the Flor Garduño photo that inspired "Musico en la nada" (for trumpet and bass drum)

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