Mark Quathamer earned a Master of Music in Music Composition, with a concentration on Electroacoustic Music and Digital Sound Design from the University of Florida, and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Composition and Guitar Performance from Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois.
Composing in a wide range of styles, his music includes works for large and small ensembles, electronic media and works for performer and live electronics. He also holds a Master of Science in Management from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida and now is working on his Doctoral degree in Higher Education Policy Studies at the University of Central Florida.
Quathamer was a producer and radio host for Classic 89 WUFT FM, and worked as a free-lance sound and recording technician in the north-central Florida area. At WUFT he worked as a producer and audio editor for many radio programs including Health in a Heartbeat, which airs on public radio stations throughout the U.S.
He was the main recording engineer for several major CD projects of Gainesville Chamber Orchestra in Gainesville, FL. While at the University of Florida, Mark was the Technical Director for the 11th–15th annual Florida Electroacoustic Music Festivals. FEMF is an international music festival that showcases composers and video artists in collaboration and performance. His interests in electroacoustic music include real-time alternative performance using interactive music software.