School of Music

Faculty & Staff

Dr. Ruth Boden

Office: Kimbrough 468
School of Music
Washington State University
PO Box 645300
Pullman, WA 99164-5300
Phone: (509) 335-8702
FAX: (509) 335-4245
Email: rboden@wsu.edu

Dr. Ruth Boden

Assistant Professor of Music
Cello, Bass, Theory

Ruth Boden teaches cello, bass, and chamber music. Ms. Boden holds a B.M. and M.M. in cello performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and her D.M.A. in performance from the University of Alabama. Her former teachers include Stephen Geber, Carlton McCreery, Stephen Harrison, and Elizabeth Anderson.

Ruth is an active performer and has been a member of numerous orchestras throughout the southeast, including the Pensacola Symphony, Huntsville Symphony, and Tuscaloosa Symphony among others. In addition, she has worked with several notable chamber artists including the Vermeer, Juilliard, Miami, and Cavani String Quartets and the Diaz Trio.

Ms. Boden has held positions at the University of Alabama Community Music School, Mount Union College, The College of Wooster, and University of West Florida, teaching cello, bass, music theory, orchestral literature, and string methods. While at Mount Union College, Ruth also served as the guest conductor for the Alliance Symphony Orchestra.


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