Ruth Ann Tuseth, Director - Canto Voce

Ruth Ann Tuseth

Ruth Ann Tuseth brings a variety of experience to the GCCC directing team. Mrs. Tuseth has been the director of Canto Voce since 2007.  She has served as an elementary music specialist at Ben Franklin, Lake Agassiz, Lewis and Clark and Winship Elementary schools in Grand Forks and a K-12 Vocal Music specialist at Thompson ND.   She has had training in Creating Original Opera for children through the Education at the Met program and had the opportunity to work on several original productions with kids.   Mrs. Tuseth is currently the instructor of Methods and Materials for Elementary Music and is supervising teacher candidates at UND. She is also a principal accompanist for the Summer Performing Arts program.  Mrs. Tuseth served as the chancel choir director and principal organist at First Presbyterian Church for 24 years, and she is currently serving as the director of the Sing and Ring program at United Lutheran Church.  Mrs. Tuseth received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Iowa and her Master of Music degree from the University of North Dakota.