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Sandy Herrault
  • Mooresville, NC
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My composition, me playing, on Youtube, "Forward Not Back"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Allan Jun 13, 2011. 1 Reply

I posted a video on Youtube of me playing one of my violin/piano compositions, Forward Not Back…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by Sandy Herrault May 12, 2011. 4 Replies

Looking for advice before producing it.  What do you think of the percussion? the melody?  Any advice appreciated. Thanks,

My first piece uploaded "Hope"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ryland Lafferty May 6, 2011. 4 Replies

Thanks to everyone who has commented so far, I have several comments on the need to improve the instruments and reverb.  I am posting this here again with the PDF, so if anyone would like to add…Continue


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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Small Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Celtic, Gypsy, Modern, Songs, Film
Is music your main income source?
Where do you live?
Mooresville, NC
About Me (Must include at least one paragraph of biographical information about you as a composer) - blank or minimal answers on this line will cause your request to be rejected. Include a link to your website if you have one.
I am a violinist/fiddler and I perform solo and with a band. I composed four books being sold on my website and Amazon, Smart Violin Method, a compilation of various styles of violin and fiddle music. I love composition, and have recently written a movie trailer, and I'm working on another.

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My Music

Posted on March 16, 2011 at 4:49pm 2 Comments

Here's my first entry.  I wrote the music for a trailer, Fall of the Hunter's Moon.

I didn't write the flute part, but all the violin parts under it, about 7 lines and the jig are all original.  I then recorded them at my home studio.  I'm working on another trailer now, in Protools and Kontakt 4, after composing in Sibelius. Thanks, Sandy

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At 5:03pm on June 24, 2016, Larry Elliott said…

Greetings Sandy,

Your music shows a lot of promise. Keep up the good work.

Very best,

Larry Elliott

At 12:18pm on November 8, 2011, Stephen Hatchfield said…

Hi Sandy, 

I really enjoyed 'Thoughtfulness.' Great work!

At 9:45pm on September 1, 2011, Fernando said…
I enjoyed the exploratory sense in your music....Best Wishes
At 3:02pm on June 17, 2011, William Staab said…
Thanks for the contact Sandy!
At 8:04am on June 14, 2011, Shivaranjan Raghuraman said…

Hello Sandy Herrault,


   I love your pieces. Especially thoughtfulness. Great composition!!

At 7:58am on May 23, 2011, Rowan Galagher said…
Hi Sandy, thank you for listening and for your kind words. I'm loving 'Thoughtfulness2'. Truly inspirational. :) Rowan
At 3:42pm on May 9, 2011, John Bogun said…
About what composition you say?
At 3:38am on April 26, 2011, Shane Stapylton said…

Thank you very much for listening to my track :)

Im glad you enjoyed it Sandy.

Kind Regards,


At 12:59pm on April 13, 2011, Paul Howard Davis said…
Thanks Sandy.  I sort of live in 2 worlds. On the violin I read music and play works of other composers, but I prefer composing by ear for some reason.  Thanks for listening.  I enjoyed your piece too.  That's fantastic that you've composed for a movie trailer.  I haven't done that yet. 
At 10:31am on April 11, 2011, Adrian Allan said…

Go to the main page. choose "start new thread" and choose "music dissection" from the drop down box. Add the mp3 and the PDF of the music to the file upload on the new thread and press submit thread. Thanks.

By the way I have a brand new piece on there!


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