Likes: Violins, synthesizers, cats, secondary dominants
Dislikes: Misuse of apostrophes
Favorite Food: Sushi and burritos, as well as sushi burritos
Favorite Quote: “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time.” -Leonard Bernstein
Joe Sanders is an award-winning composer, arranger, and violinist based in the Los Angeles area. From an early age Joe has lived and breathed music. Growing up in an artistic family he was inspired to begin his musical path starting with the violin. After teaching himself several other instruments and playing in orchestras and rock bands, he decided to pursue writing music professionally. In 2016 he was awarded the both the Grand Prize and Lennon Award in the World Music category of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Since then he has worked on a multitude of exciting projects including music for feature films, TV shows, video games, and pop production/arrangement. Videos featuring his music have over 90 million combined views on YouTube. Joe is known for his haunting melodies, unique harmonic palettes, and his choral and electronic influences.