Sally Ann Morris lives and works in North Carolina. Since 1990 she has composed hymn tunes, songs, and choral anthems published by GIA, including three collections: Giving Thanks in Song and Prayer (1998), To Sing the Artist’s Praise (2009) and Spread the Good News (2016). In 2013, Sally collaborated with hymn text writer Adam M. L. Tice to create the CD and music collection Walk in Peace.
Many of her tunes are found in the latest editions of GIA’s hymnals, including Worship, Gather, Lead Me, Guide Me, Ritual Song and 2018’s One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism. But her work is also present in other hymnals, across denominations and across the globe, such as Glory to God, Voices Together, Community of Christ Sings, Lift Up Your Hearts, The New Century Hymnal, The Hymnal 21 in Japan, Church Hymnary 4, and Hymns Ancient and Modern.
Sally appears as a guest artist, clinician, composer, and conductor in churches nationwide, and at national conferences including The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada and The Presbyterian Association of Musicians Worship and Music Conferences at Montreat, North Carolina. Sally is Musician-in-Residence for the Wake Forest University School of Divinity in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.