B i o g r a p h y

American composer Sharneisha Joyner conducted her first premiere of a major work, American Requiem for Chamber Orchestra and Solo Soprano in 2017. She has since had various works performed and commissioned across the Southeast United States. Sharneisha is currently studying at the Royal College of Music, London for a Master of Music in Composition for Screen where she is an RCM Scholar supported by the Terry Hitchcock Scholarship. She earned a Disciplinary Honors Diploma for her Bachelor’s of Music Performance in Composition from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she studied with Dr. Mark Engebretson, Dr. Alejandro Rutty, and Lisa Bielawa. First in Flight: The History of North Carolina Disc Golf, a documentary that Sharneisha created the film score for was included in the Artist Circle of the Northern Virginia International Film Festival. 

Headshots done by Jacob Warren