JUSTINA SHANDLER is a singer-songwriter and composer for media, originally from Roanoke, VA. Her songs have been described as the music baby of Regina Spektor and Billy Joel. Justina's musical stories are deeply honest, vivid, and quirky.
Justina’s songs have been lauded in international competitions and by leading industry professionals. In 2012, she won first place in both Indie International Songwriting Contest’s rock category for “Someone Else’s Bed” and in the renowned UK Songwriting Contest’s love song category for “If You Ever Miss Me.” In 2013, she was a finalist in the Mountain Stage New Song Contest; the following year, she was a co-winner of Carnegie Hall’s Songwriting Contest. In 2015, Justina was selected as one of ten songwriter finalists to perform on the main stage at the Rocky Mountain Folks Festival in Lyons, CO and won third place. Most recently, Justina's song, "The Mailman" was selected as a finalist in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest in the Childrens' Music category.