Sharneisha Joyner

(Born April 20, 1996 in Charleston, SC) is a composer and arranger for film and video games. 

Joyner's musical journey began at age 8 when she joined her school's beginner orchestra. From there, she was selected to be a performer of her school's elite musical ensemble, the Cainhoy Steel Tigers. During the her high school years, she was principal flute of her high school's concert band and eventually served as Drum Major of the marching band during her senior year of high school. 

Sharneisha Joyner completed her undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she studied composition under the direction of Dr. Alejandro Rutty and Dr. Mark Engebretson. Her notable works during this time included Jurupari for Solo Alto Flute (commissioned by Dr. Janet Philips), American Requiem for Solo Soprano and Chamber Orchestra, and a film score for the NC 588 Documentary (directed by Aaron Schindledecker). 

Joyner attended the Royal College of Music, London, to earn her Master of Music in Composition for Screen in 2021. During her time studying in this course, she collaborated with dozens of directors composing music for dramas, animation, thrillers, and more. 

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