Dr. Marcus Wilcher is a California-based musician and educator. He has received multiple accolades for his work including an ASCAP Young Composer Award and commissions from organizations and groups including the New York Youth Symphony and the McCain Duo. A graduate of the doctoral jazz studies program at the University of Texas-Austin, Wilcher holds faculty positions at three California institutions--Mt. San Jacinto College, Mt. San Antonio College, and San Bernardino Valley College--and provides clinics, masterclasses, and guest appearances for various high school music programs throughout Southern California's Inland Empire. Additionally, Marcus is a co-founder of Blacklist--a production venture specializing in high quality live music shows--and co-produced the 2018 documentary, The Blacklist: Experience Jazz in Austin.