Brian Satterwhite is a professional film composer based in Austin, Texas. He earned a Bachelor of Music with dual majors in Film Scoring and Composition from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Brian’s music has been featured in over one hundred and thirty short and feature films including The Lone Ranger (2013), Sushi: The Global Catch (2012), Switch (2012), Man On A Mission (2012), Artois The Goat (2009), Quarter to Noon (2008), The Children’s War (2008), Cowboy Smoke (2008), Mr. Hell (2006), and the award-winning IMAX™ film Ride Around The World (2006). Brian’s many accolades include twelve gold medals and four silver medals from the Park City Film Music Festival.
Brian has composed a handful of scores for silent films performed by the Dallas Chamber Symphony including The Cabinet of Dr. Calgari (1920), the Buster Keaton short film The Scarecrow (1920), and the Harold Lloyd feature A Sailor-Made Man (1921) which was a finalist for a Jerry Goldsmith Award in 2013.
In addition to composing, Brian is on faculty at the University of Texas at Austin where he teaches a course on film music for the Radio-Television-Film Department. He’s also the producer and host of the film music radio program “Film Score Focus” on 89.5 KMFA in Austin, and is a highly regarded film music journalist who writes for several popular web sites and pens soundtrack album linter notes for several major labels.