With over 100 written compositions including over 10 symphonies, Colin Sandquist aims to establish himself as an influential force of 21st century music.  He has had recent affiliations with the Canadian music Center of Toronto and SOCAN music as well scoring animation for Sheridan College.  He is also a music undergraduate from the University of Toronto.  Colin's aim is to one day score tracks on both multiple video game and film music platforms.
 

Classical List of Works With Performance Notes

Current Classical Composition List

--  Times are Approximate
--  All text by Colin Sandquist unless otherwise noted


All other works would be premiered - Please contact if you wish to be commissioned
For Sheet music / music samples and live performance inquiries please Contact      

 


     Classical Composition Works:  (105)

*** = denotes a work has been performed live for concert
*  = Additional Information / Features

Orchestral Music + Concerto's: (25)


Concerto's (2):


Piano Concerto's:
- Skarmory                                                                                                         
* Solo Piano   - Concerto no.2 in 3 Movements   22: 00 min (2018)  
- Blackgate's Pen                                                                                              
* Solo Piano   - Concerto no.1 in 4 Movements   26: 30 min (2017) 
 


Symphony Orchestra (11):


- A New Beginning                                                                                                                  - Symphony No.11 in 2 Movements  15:00 min (2019)
- Not The End                                                                                                                  - Symphony No.10 in 3 Movements   17:00 min (2018)
- A Deaths Symphony                                                                                                           - Symphony No.9 in 4 Movements    36:00 min (2018)- The B-52 Fighter Jet                                                    *2 Electric Guitars, Bass, Drum Kit  - Symphony No.8 in 3 Movements    15:00 min (2018)
- Grand Phonetic Alphabet                                                     * Multiple Features  - Symphony No.7 in 26 Movements  96:00 min  (2015 - 2018)
- Aurora                                                                                                                          - Symphony  No.6 in 4 Movements   32: 00 min (2017)
- Gremlins                                                                 * Recorder / Solo Violin / Solo Cello  - Symphony No.5 in 4 Movements     29: 00 min (2017)
- The Cavern                                                                            *  Piano and Harmonica    - Symphony  No.4  in 4 Movements   28: 00 min (2016)
- Avenroth                                                                                                                     - Symphony  No.3  in 4 Movements   37: 00 min (2016)
- Cyphrus                                                                    *  Solo Xylophone / Glockenspiel     - Symphony No.2   in 4 Movements   23: 00 min (2016)
- Smokescreen                                                                                                                - Symphony No.1 in 4 Movements     21:30 min (2015)

 


Short Orchestra Works (6):


- Soulvetera - For Symphony Orchestra                                                                                                                                            - 8: 00 min (2019)
- The Angels Straw Staff -
For Symphony Orchestra / Wagner Horn                                                                                          -  6: 20 min (2018)
- Lee Martinique Trooper -
For Symphony Orchestra                                                                                                               -  5: 40 min (2017)
- My Bowel Movement - For Symphony Orchestra                                                       
*Comedy Skit - Solo Actor, Stage Scenery  -  5:00 min (2015)
- City! Tales of Urban Life - For Symphony Orchestra in 2 movements                              
* 1st Movement - Score Arrangement      -  9:00 min  (2015)
- Grand - For Symphony Orchestra in 2 movements                                                             
* Solo El. Gtr W/Dist, Bass Gtr, Drum Kit  -  8:30 min (2014)

 


String Orchestra (5):



- Sailaway           - For String Orchestra + Alto / Ten Sax.+Glock.+ Kidi Drum                                                                            -  6: 00 min  (2017)
- Vivaldi's Walk  -  For String Orchestra                                                                                                                                 -  5:20 min   (2016)
- Sorvana            - For String Orchestra                                                                                                                                  -  8:00 min  (2016) 
- Bats                   - For String Orchestra                                                                                                                                 -  4: 00 min  (2014)
- Windows          - For  String Orchestra + SATB Choir                                                                                                             -  3: 15 min  (2014)


Multi Instrumental (1):


- Movie Themes in Seven Short Movements                                                                                                              -  25: 40 min   (2014 - 2015)  
                   
 -  Inspire (Grand Opening): 1: 45 min 
                    -  Eccentricity (II): 1: 48 min
                    -  The Raid (III): 5: 00 min
                    -  Jungle Song (IV): 3: 30 min   
* (M IV) Co - Composer Rahul Joshi
                    -  Aftermath (V): 5: 30 min
                    -  Stars   (VI): 3: 40 min  
                    -  Desert Sand (VII): 4: 30 min


Band Orchestra (2):


- Wind Beneath Shoulders                                                                       - For Intermediate Band Orchestra  (Level 2 - 3)    -  4: 30 min (2017) 
- SMT - 30                                                                                                  - For Elementary  Band Orchestra  (Level 1 - 2)     -  2: 40 min (2016)


Choral: (12) [All text by Colin Sandquist unless otherwise noted]


- Viral Video Song: Voice and Piano                                                                                                       * Text and Chords Only - 2:00 min (2017)
- I Want Color in A Gray Rainbow: Voice and Piano                                                                                                                - 3: 30 min (2016)
- To Durdy Bayramov: Voice and Piano                                                                             
*{Text copyright by Zohre Balayeva}  - 4:15 min  (2016)
- Good Cheer: SATB + Piano                                                                                                                                                   - 4: 40 min (2016)

- Far Away: SATB choir                                                                                                                            * Renewed in 2017   - 3: 00 min  (2015)
- Merry Down!: Voice and Piano 
***                                                                                                                                       - 3 : 00 min (2015)
- Forest: SATB choir                                                                                                                                                               - 4 : 20 min (2015)


- Silent Light: S.A.T.B. + Organ                                                                                                         *Baroque Counterpoint   - 6 : 20 min  (2014)
- Sun:  2 Sopranos, Solo Alto                                                                                                                 
*In Three movements  - 5 : 00 min (2014)
- The Mountain Temple: S.A.T.B. Soloists                                                                                                                               - 3 : 00 min (2014)
- Roots: S.A.T.B. Soloists                                                                                                                                                        - 3 : 45 min (2014)
- Life and Love: S.A.T.B. Choir + Piano                                                                                   
 {Text copyright by Colin Wood}  - 3 : 20 min (2014)


Chamber Ensemble: (30)


String Mix (5):

- Smithsonian: Solo Guitar                                                                                                                                                      - 4:30 min (2018)
- A Widowed Flower: Bangli, Qudi, Yangqin, Liuqin, Gaohu, Erhu, Bass Drum, Woodblock, Shaker, Cello, Double Bass                         - 2  min (2017)
- The Classical Beat box: Violin 1 / 2, Cello, Double Bass, Shaker, Chimes                                                                                       - 8  min (2014)
- 3 is Company, 4 is a Crowd, 5 is an Onslaught: Violin, Viola, Cello, Solo Xylophone, Orchestral Bells, Acoustic Guitar                    - 10 min (2014)
Open Sea: Solo Guitar ***                                                                                                                                                    - 5 :30 min (2014)


String Quintet (2):


- Firehaven: String Quintet No.2                                                                                                                                             - 3: 45 min  (2018)
- Monte of the Del Guava Mango: String Quintet No.1                                                                                                           - 2 : 40  min (2017)


String Quartet  (5):


- Waterspace:  Viola Quartet No.1                                                                                                                                            - 5:00 min (2018)
- The Bat Against The Rat: String Quartet No.4  ***                                                                                                              -  11:00 min (2017)
-  A Beautiful Escape: String Quartet No.3                                                                                                                               -  4:00 min (2014)
The Horse Fiddler: String Quartet No.2                                                                                                                                 - 4:20 min (2014)
Mistakes: String Quartet No.1                                                                                                                                        - 11:00 minutes (2014)
 


Wind + Brass (14):


- Ceol Mor: 4 works for Highland Bagpipes and Fiddle Pibroch contexts                                                       *In Four Movements     - 8:00 min (2018)
- Teslaclaw: Clarinet, Violin, Flute                                                                                                                                             - 4:00 min (2018)
- Slam and Flam in the Jam:  Trumpet I, Trumpet II, Horn, Trombone, Tuba                                                                             - 3:15 min  (2018)
- Simplicity Fugue: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon                                                                                                 - 4:00 min (2017)
- The Magical Archer: Flute and Harp                                                                                                                                       - 5:00 min (2017)
- Bike Like the Wind: Brass Quintet                                                                                                      
* Arr. by Erik McIntyre   - 5:30 min (2017)
- August: Acoustic Guitar, Flute, Oboe, Bb Clarinet, Bb Bass Clarinet                                                                                             - 2:30 min (2017)

- Sounds of the Desert: Oboe, Clarinet in Bb, Bassoon                                                                                                             - 11:30 min (2016)
- Revelations: Guitar Trio                                                                                                                                                       - 4:30  min (2016)- Book of Ten Short Clarinet Solos:
*** Solo Clarinet                                                                                                  - 18:00 min (2014 - 2016)


- Gotta Live it Till its Friday: Alto Saxophone, Classical Guitar, Marimba                                                                                    - 3: 50 min (2015)
- Magnum Opus: Clarinet, Flute, Fiddle, Tenor Trombone, Drum Kit (Brushes), Classical Guitar                                                     -  2: 20 min (2015)
- Four Square: Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon                                                                                                                          -  3: 40 min (2014)
- Tropical Rainforest: Clarinet in Eb / Bb, Alto Clarinet in Eb, Bass Clarinet in Bb, Contra - bass in Bb                                           -  7: 40 min (2014) 


Percussion (2):


- Ironside: Snare, Suspended Cymbal,  Bass Drum, Marimba, Chimes, Vibraphone                                                                             - 3 min (2018)
- Full Force: Clave's/Whist, C.bell/Tamb,Shaker/Wdblk,Djembe,Crotales,Xyl, Mari,Snare/Sl.Bells,Cast/Triangle, B.Drum,Chimes,2 H.Bels. - 8 min (2016)


Other / Graph (2):


- 4 Minutes and 31 Seconds:                                                                                                             Statement Score         -   4: 31 min  (2016)
- Out in the Distance: ***                                                                                  Pictograph Score 'various instruments'   -   6:00 -8:00 min  (2015)


Piano: (30) {Unless otherwise noted, works are written at a University 9 - 10 RCM Piano or higher}


Quintet + Higher (3):


- Astrovelofruits: *** Piano, Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Horn                                                                       - 3: 45 min (2018)
- Turnspin! and Downspin!: *** Flute, Double Bass, Celtic Harp, Piano, Accordion                                                                      - 8:00 min (2015)
- Yellow Fields: Violin I + II, Viola, Cello, Double Bass + Piano                                                                                                         - 4:00 min (2014)


Quartet (1):


- Unto The Earths Dirt: Piccolo / Flute,  Clarinet Eb / Bb,  Violoncello, Piano                                                                             - 14:00 min (2015)  


Trio (2):


- Zymphira: Piano, Clarinet Bb / Eb, Trumpet Bb / D                                                                                                                   - 8:00 min (2018)
- Sideways: Guitar, Cello, Piano                                                                                                                                                - 2:30 min (2015)


Duo (5):


Scottish Songs (Precarium / Veserium / Alethium): Piano and Solo Clarinet In three movements                                        - 10:00 min (2014)
St. Kitts: For piano with solo Harp                                                                                                                                        - 2:15  min  (2014)
St. Lucia: For piano  with solo Bassoon                                                                                                                                 - 5:40  min  (2014)
St. Martin: For piano with solo Clarinet                                                                                                                                 - 4:30  min  (2014)
St. Thomas: For piano with solo Saxophone                                                                                                                          - 4:20  min  (2014)


Solo (13):


- High Links: For Solo Piano                                                                                                                                                    - 8: 00 min (2018)
- "C": Duet for Solo Piano                                                                                                                                                        - 2: 40 min  (2016)
- Prairie: Solo Organ                                                                                                                                                               - 2: 00 min (2016)
- Everyday Emotions (Happy! /Sleepy /Sad /Excited): Solo Piano                                                         
*In Four Movements    - 12: 30 min (2015)
- My Reflection: Solo Piano                                                                                                                                                    - 4: 40 min  (2015)

- Heart: Solo Piano                                                                                                                                                                - 2: 20 min  (2014)- Paperweight: Solo Piano                                                                                                                                                      - 2: 30 min (2014)
- Split crack: Solo Piano                                                                                                                                                          - 3: 30 min (2014)
- Blank: Solo Piano                                                                                                                                                                  - 3: 30 min (2014)
- Six Square: Solo Piano In Three Short Movements                                                                                                                   - 3: 40 min (2014)
- Wonder: Solo Piano                                                                                                                                                              - 3: 15 min (2014)
- The Strange Bouncy Ball: Solo Piano                                                                                                                                   - 2: 00 min (2014)
- In Motion (Backward/Forward): Solo Piano  
In two movements                                                                                            - 4: 20 min (2014)
- ***My First Composition***: Solo Piano                                                                                                                             - 1: 50 min (2014)


Royal Conservatory Music Piano Grades (6):


- 'Whole Tones': Solo Piano                                                                                                                         - 2: 30 min (Grade 7 / 8 RCM 2014) - Spooky Ghost!: Solo Piano                                                                                                                        - 1: 20 min (Grade 3 / 4 RCM 2014)
- Soar: Solo Piano                                                                                                                                        - 2: 00 min (Grade 7 / 8 RCM 2014)
- Milky Way: Solo Piano                                                                                                                               - 1: 00 min (Grade 2 - 4 RCM 2014)
- Toro!: Solo Piano                                                                                                                                       - 2: 45 min (Grade 6 - 8 RCM 2014)
- My Melancholy: Solo Piano In two movements of Eb                                                                                    - 7: 00 min (Grade 8 - 9 RCM 2014)


 


Arrangements and Improvised Live Recordings: (8)


--- Improvised Live Recordings ----

- Spring Showers                                                                                                         (Self Piano improvised recording):  -  4:  30 min  (2015)- Summer Showers                                                                                                       (Self Piano improvised recording):  -  5:  20 min  (2015)
- The Crazy Experiment                                                                                                  (Self Piano improvised recording):  - 10: 00 min (2015)
- Call of BirdLand                                                                                                                   (With Phil Nimmons Piano) :   -  2: 00 min (2014)
- Call of BirdLand 2                                                                    (With Mike Ruggerio Guitar and David Bourque Clarinet):  -  6: 00 min (2014)


--- Arrangements ----

- Blue Light:                                                       *{Text and melody copyright By Christos Hatzis}:               - 3:00 min Voice and Piano (2016)
- Bridge over Troubled Water:                               *Text and Music By Simon and Garfunkel:                             - 2: 00 min Solo Guitar (2014)
-
Oh Canada:                                               *Text and Music by Calixa Lavallee + Adolphe Routhier:     - 2:00 min Trumpet and Piano (2014)


 Film Scores: (1)
- Jane Dies Film Score                                                                                                                                                                    - 3: 00 min  (2018)


*****This is separate from my production projects and revolves around scores/written music only, I will update this every year as often as possible.  *****


 

All Scores Final

A Beautiful Escape String Quartet 87 KB
A Widowed Flower Asian Percussion Ensemble. 101 KB
Astrovelofruits Assorted Woodwinds / Strings / Piano 106 KB
August Recorder, Oboe, Bass Clarinet, Guitar 80.8 KB
B1 - Backward Motion Piano - Part I 48 KB
B2 - Forward Motion Piano - Part II 56.6 KB
Bats String Orchestra 104 KB
Bike Like the Wind Brass Quintet 284 KB
Blank Piano 82.7 KB
Blue Light Piano, Voice 64.7 KB
"C" Solo Piano - For Two Players 80.8 KB
City Symphony Orchestra 579 KB
Clarinet Book of Solos Clarinet Solo 438 KB
Concerto No.1 - Blackgates Pen Solo Pianist - Symphony Orchestra 1.54 MB
Concerto No.2 - Skarmory Solo Pianist - Symphony Orchestra 1.74 MB
D1 - Downspin! Flute, Double Bass, Piano, Accordion 111 KB
D2 -Turnspin! Flute, Double Bass, Harp, Accordion 196 KB
Emotions (My) - Excited Solo Piano 87.7 KB
Emotions (My) - Happy Solo Piano 60.6 KB
Emotions (My) - Sad Solo Piano 43.6 KB
Emotions (My) - Sleepy Solo Piano 55 KB
Far Away Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass Choir 63.3 KB
Firehaven String Quintet 109 KB
Five is an Onslaught Bells, Guitar, Violin, Viola, Cello 83.7 KB
Four is a Crowd Violin, Xylophone, Viola, Cello 123 KB
Three is Company Violin, Viola, Cello 36.9 KB
Forest Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass 54.2 KB
Four Square Oboe, Bassoon, Clarinet, Flute 115 KB
Good Cheer Piano, S.A.T.B Choir 143 KB
Gotta Live it TIll its Friday Alto Sax, Marimba, Guitar 250 KB
Grand and Sequel For Symphony Orchestra 550 KB
Heart Solo Piano 63.6 KB
High Links For Solo Piano 207 KB
I want Colour in a Gray Rainbow Tenor, Piano 133 KB
In Full Past Force Percussion Ensemble 143 KB
In Past Full Force Percussion Ensemble 198 KB
Ironside For Two Percussionists. 77.2 KB
Jane Dies - Film Score Film Score 115 KB
Lee Martinique Trooper Storm For Symphony Orchestra. 486 KB
Life and Love Piano, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass 98.1 KB
Magnums Opus Flute, Clarinet, Trombone, Guitar, Fiddle, Drum Kit 91.7 KB
Merry Down Piano, Voice 99.2 KB
Milky Way Piano Childrens 28.3 KB
Mistakes String Quartet -- Impossible Joke Score. Or is it?! 204 KB
Movie Themes 1 - 7 For Symphony Orchestra. 1.31 MB
My Bowel Movement Comedy Actor or Actress -- Symphony Orchestra 336 KB
My First Composition Date Began Composing: 6/ 25 / 2014 26.5 KB
My Melancholy Part I Solo Piano 67.2 KB
My Melancholy Part II Solo Piano 32.1 KB
Oh Canada Arrangement Trumpet, Piano 36.9 KB
Open Sea Guitar Solo 84 KB
Paperweight Piano solo 73.4 KB
Reflection Piano Solo 60.9 KB
Revelations Guitar Trio 84.6 KB
Roots Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass Choir 76.9 KB
Sailaway Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Horn in F, Kidi, Glockenspiel, String Orchestra 323 KB
Scottish Songs - Precarium Piano / Clarinet. 45.9 KB
Scottish Songs - Veserium Piano, Clarinet. 143 KB
Scottish songs - Alethium Piano, Clarinet 166 KB
Sideways Guitar, Piano, Cello 104 KB
Silent Light Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass Choir 66.1 KB
Simplicity Fugue Woodwind Quintet 151 KB
Six Square Piano 63 KB
Slam in the Jam Brass Quintet 137 KB
Smithsonian Solo Guitar 162 KB
SMT - 30 Band Orchestra 164 KB
Soar Piano 47.3 KB
Song for Durdy Bayramov Solo Voice, Piano 112 KB
Sorvana String Orchestra 285 KB
Sounds of the Desert Woodwind Trio 307 KB
Splitcrack Piano 107 KB
Spooky Ghost Piano Childrens 59.7 KB
St. Kitts Piano, Harp 80.4 KB
St. Lucia Piano, Bassoon 134 KB
St. Martin Piano, Clarinet 122 KB
St. Thomas Piano, Alto Saxophone 143 KB
Symphony No. 1 - Smokescreen Symphony Orchestra 2.2 MB
Symphony No. 2 - Cyphrus Full Version - Symphony Orchestra 1.66 MB
Symphony No. 3 - Avenroth Symphony Orchestra 2.61 MB
Symphony No. 4 - Cavern Beside the Tavern Symphony Orchestra 1.91 MB
Symphony No. 6 - Aurora Symphony Orchestra 2.1 MB
Symphony No.7 - Grand Phonetic Alphabet Symphony Orchestra 7.6 MB
Symphony No.8 - B52 Fighter Jet Symphony Orchestra 1.64 MB
Symphony No. 9 - A Deaths Symphony Symphony Orchestra 2.37 MB
Symphony No. 10 - Not the End Symphony Orchestra 1.03 MB
Teslaclaw Violin, Flute, Clarinet 112 KB
The Angels Straw Staff For Wagner Horn and Symphony Orchestra 516 KB
The Bat against the Rat String Quartet 461 KB
The Classical Beatbox String Orchestra, Shaker, Chimes 306 KB
The Horse Fiddler String Quartet 112 KB
The Magical Archer Flute, Harp 137 KB
The Monte of Del String Quintet 131 KB
The Mountain Temple Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass Choir 51.8 KB
The Prarie Solo Organ 67.5 KB
The Strange Bouncy Ball Solo Piano 58.3 KB
The Wind Beneath my Shoulders Band Orchestra. 321 KB
Toro! Piano Childrens 58.9 KB
Unto the Earths Dirt Flute, Clarinet, Piano, Cello 439 KB
Viva La Vida Arrangement String Quartet 38.8 KB
Vivaldi's Walk String Orchestra 197 KB
Waterspace Viola Quartet 142 KB
Whole Tones Piano Solo 47.2 KB
Windows String Orchestra, S.A.T.B. Choir 78.1 KB
Wonder Solo Piano 59.8 KB
Yellow Fields Piano, String Quintet 108 KB
Zymphira Clarinet, Trumpet, Piano 228 KB

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of such must be given permission by Colin Sandquist.