Ruth started her formal training aged 9 at the Royal Welsh College of Music in Cardiff where she studied with members of the BBC Welsh Symphony orchestra.
She joined the National Youth Orchestra of Wales aged 14. She performed for BBC Cymru and BBC Radio 3 while still at school in Wales.
At 17 she won a scholarship to train at Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London where she studied on the highly competitive AGSM performers course with members of the LSO - then in Paris and privately in London afterwards. Tutors included Phillippa Davies, Edward Beckett, Jean Pierre Rampal and the late pianist Peter Katin.
Performance has always been a key part of Ruth's musical life. She is an active session musician and in the past she played in the BBC radio orchestra as well as freelancing in many other major UK orchestras. She has also played in West End shows and musicals across Wales from an early age. She also enjoys accompanying other musicians at weddings, concerts and for auditions.
Ruth works as a session musician for several broadcasting agencies and records for film, television and video game soundtracks (in person studio and remotely) and also composes soundtracks for adverts and films
As well as her performance work, Ruth has taught music in several top UK schools including Bedford, Harrow and Kent College and has worked for OfSTED and Guildhall music examination board. Ruth holds a number of qualifications: MA (distinction), AGSM (commendation), LRAM (performance), LTCL (teaching), Piano, Violin & Flute - Grade 8 distinction, ABRSM Theory Grade 8 Distinction, A Level Music (A), Advanced Diploma in Education (distinction)