Moonlit Heart is inspired by a Divine encounter on a moonlit beach in the early evening. Each listener may imagine a different experience for this musical story.
Denise Young is a composer, pianist, producer, arranger, and music publisher on the record label, Dancing Horses Music. She lives in Southern California and 4th studio album was released released on 12/12/2019.
Denise grew up in the suburbs just outside St. Louis, Missouri. Playing by ear at age 4 and beginning formal lessons at age five, she started composing original music in her early teens. Denise holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy (a double major in music and psychology), and a Master of Arts. She composes original piano-centered instrumental music that combines a contemporary style with arrangements that often include bass, cello, violin, vocalizations, percussion, acoustic and classical guitar, English horn, clarinet, and other wind instruments. Her music can be heard on radio stations around the world and often plays on Balmorhea stations. Her musical influences include, Nils Frahm, Ennio Morricone, Hans Zimmer, Chopin, and Beethoven.
Her musical accomplishments include three studio albums of original music and original scores for three short films, two shown at the LA Short Film Festival and one full length documentary, Broadway Treasures (2019). Her music has earned two nominations for Best Piano Album by Zone Music Reporter, and one nomination for Best New Age album by Just Plain Folks. On the Zone Music Reporter top 100 radio airplay chart, her album Something You Dream Of… charted at number two, and her album Passionata charted at number three.