Ruth Powell

Ruth Powell


Hometown Danville, Illinois

Current City Sarasota

What year did you join Choral Artists? 2018

What is your favorite choral work?
Bach St. Matthew Passion

What was your favorite musical moment?
Singing Mahler VIII in St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, with the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus as a member of the Washington Choral Arts Society.

When I am not singing you will find me:
Walking, bike riding, reading, attending movies and plays. And cooking!!

I give back to my community by:
I volunteer at the Osprey Library. I’m a free lance helper whenever the opportunity arises.

Community Connections & Memberships
I live in the Village Walk community in Palmer Ranch. I subscribe and belong to the guilds of the Asolo Theater and Florida Studio Theater. I spend May-October at the Chautauqua Institution in Western New York State, where I teach classes, work as librarian/registrar for the Chautauqua Choir, and attend as many of the non-stop events as I can.