Christie Bessinger is a composer from Clovis, CA. She began writing music, in particular LDS Hymn Arrangements –shortly after being inspired by Mack Wilberg and the Mormon Tabernacle choir–at the age of 19. She was trained on the piano by one of Central California’s most talented musicians, Cheryl Nelson. She has been producing music alongside Kevin Memley, a world-renowned composer, since 2006. That same year, Christie earned a degree in Psychology from Cal-State Fresno, and shortly after started Christie’s Piano Studio, where she continues to teach students of all ages.
Christie’s songs are inspired by her family, friends, and the musicians she’s been fortunate to work with over the years. In addition to church music, she loves jazz, blues, rock, and contemporary piano, and loves writing original and cover songs. Her singer-songwriter album is in the works and will be available in January of 2018.
Christie was recently featured on MormonMusic.org.