Shawn Williams is an American born composer, producer, and violinist. He paints a vivid picture of life through sound. His goal: to create music that elevates the soul.
Most of Shawn's time is spent in the studio. Whether scoring for a film or documentary, writing an advertising jingle, or composing library music, his heart and passion for life dwells within his art.
As a producer, Shawn has the ability to take a good song and craft it into something truly astonishing. The musical direction he provides in the studio breathes life into a song, giving it shape and character, while remaining true to the artist's vision.
As a violinist, string arranger, and fiddle player, Shawn is able to write and create parts that elevate each song to an entirely new level. His approach to string arranging is fresh and innovative, which heightens emotion and takes the listener on a musical journey. Shawn's arrangements are flavorful, emotional, and edgy. He is not afraid to push the musical boundaries, yet is able to stay relevant and commercial.
Shawn has worked with some of the biggest names in Christian and country music, performing and recording with artists including Martina McBride, Colton Dixon, Sidewalk Prophets, Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban, Point of Grace, Jennifer Nettles, John Legend, Little Big Town, Jeffrey Steele, Greg&Lizzy, and Sarah Kroger, among many others. Whether on the road or in the studio, Shawn is dedicated to pouring out every ounce of his heart and gifts into each project.
Shawn composes music for projects all over the world. His music has been featured in commercial advertising spots, indie films, documentaries, wedding videos, and promotional videos. License Shawn's music via MusicBed, The Sound Cabin, or contact him directly.
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Shawn is extremely passionate about assisting artists and songwriters in recording their music! In 2015, Shawn started a music production company called Papercastle Records. He loves crafting a great song in the studio!
Shawn has traveled the country performing with major artists of many different genres. Although he doesn't spend as much time on the road, he still enjoys touring with a few Christian artists. Violin is Shawn's speciality, however he is very proficient in piano, acoustic guitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals, electric bass, electric guitar, viola, ukulele, and percussion.
Are you working on a recording project and are in need of some strings? Look no longer! Shawn and his team can record top quality strings for your next record!