Joannie Ing is a composer and music educator from Toronto. She holds an ARCT (Piano) from the Royal Conservatory of Music and a Master of Arts (Music Composition) from York University. Her thesis, titled “Addicted to Beauty”: Piano Music from Poetry, consists of four piano pieces inspired by poetry. With her husband Justin Chow, Joannie has also released an album of contemporary hymn arrangements as the Hymn Remix Project.
To see more of her choral music pieces, please visit Joannieing.com.
Good News Carol
by Joannie Ing
SATB with organ or piano – CP 2066 – duration 5:05
Winner of the 2017 Toronto Mendelssohn Choir’s Choral Composition Competition, this original Christmas tune is “composed in an accessible style that will tug on the listener’s heart strings.” It is suitable for high school, church and community choirs. The piece conveys a message of hope, peace and joy in the good news of Christmas.
Dear friend, I’ve news with you to share
Reason for hope, reason to care
When you feel down, deep in despair
He sees you cry and hears your prayer