Band Director at Bailey Middle School
Trombone, Trumpet, French Horn, Baritone, Piano
Brass - beginners to advanced. Piano - beginning
Jazz, Big Band
Bachelor of Music Education - UNCG 1991, Master of Music Education - UNCG 1992, National Board Certified Teacher 2002-2022
The Dallas Brass
UNCG Symphony Orchestra, UNCG Concert Band, UNCG Jazz Ensemble, UNCG Trombone Ensemble, Lincoln Center and The Old Post Office (Washington D.C.) with Bailey Middle School Band and The Dallas Brass
About Ruth Petersen
Ruth received her Bachelor of Music Education from University of North Carolina Greensboro in 1991. In 1992, she received her Master of Music Education, also from UNCG. She is a National Board Certified Teacher - 2002-2022.
She has performed with the UNCG Symphony Orchestra, UNCG Concert Band, UNCG Jazz Ensemble and the UNCG Trombone Ensemble. Also, she has performed at Lincoln Center and The Old Post Office (Washington D.C.) with the Bailey Middle School Band and The Dallas Brass.
She has been a Middle School Band and Jazz Band instructor since 1992. She has taught private lessons since 2008.
"Students should become life-long musicians. Private lessons encourage students to grow quickly as musicians with one on one instruction and attention."
Ruth is currently the band director at Bailey Middle School in Cornelius, NC.