William Ringham holds Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance from Indiana University where he also studied composition. He has performed as piano soloist in concerts in many U. S. states and Mexico. During many years of teaching music and serving various congregations as organist and conductor, Mr. Ringham continued to compose and arrange for the groups he was leading. After retiring from teaching he turned his full attention to his writing, first publishing in 2000. A member of ASCAP, AGEHR and ACDA, he has received consecutive annual Ascaplus awards since 2003.