Hyung-ki Joo studied composition with Simon Parkin and Malcolm Singer at the Yehudi Menuhin School. His music has been performed all over the world and by orchestras including the New York Philharmonic and London Philharmonic. He has composed and arranged music for his shows that combine music with comedy and theatre, such as Duel, and for his duo IGUDESMAN & JOO: A Little Nightmare Music & And Now Mozart. In 2001 he arranged and recorded the classical piano works of Billy Joel. More recently, Shani Diluka recorded Joo’s sonnet for solo piano, Chandeliers, on the Mirare label.