Ruth Winters holds the Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from Winthrop University and the Master of Music degree in piano performance from Indiana University. She has taught on the faculties of Christopher Newport University, Old Dominion University and the Governor’s School of the Arts in Norfolk and has performed in solo and chamber recitals throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. As a vocal coach and collaborative pianist Ms. Winters has worked with the Maryland Opera Studio, Opera North, Opera Roanoke, Virginia Opera and Opera Festiva di Roma. Ms. Winters teaches courses in theory, aural skills, and keyboard skills.