Shirley M. Evans is from Sydney, Australia and is an AMEB trained singer, musician and composer. She studied singing and musicianship at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and has performed, as a chorister, in oratorios in the Sydney Opera House. She has also had extensive experience singing the sacred repertoire in Church choirs and has also performed in a number of popular musical theatre productions. She has written and arranged sacred songs and hymns for SATB choirs, as well as vocal arrangements and songs for SA choirs and solo vocal songs. She has also written piano solo pieces and piano and violin duet arrangements.