Instructor
Joined in
2007

Ruth Petersen

Instructor

Teaches Trombone, Trumpet, French Horn, Baritone, Piano

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Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Band Director at Bailey Middle School

Areas of Instruction

Trombone, Trumpet, French Horn, Baritone, Piano

Specialties / Genres Taught

Brass - beginners to advanced. Piano - beginning

Musical Interests

Jazz, Big Band

Education

Bachelor of Music Education - UNCG 1991, Master of Music Education - UNCG 1992, National Board Certified Teacher 2002-2022

Favorite Instruments

Trombone

Favorite Bands

The Dallas Brass

Performance Experience

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 teaches brass and beginning piano to students of all ages.

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.

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