Ruth Rutledge is a homeschooling mother of four who teaches online music classes for Classic Learning Resource Center. She serves as head chanter at St. Barnabas Antiochian Orthodox Church in Costa Mesa and has served as their choir director from 1990- 2007. Ruth holds a teaching credential in English with a supplemental authorization to teach instrumental music. She played French horn in high school and at CSUF and studied voice privately after college for about 10 years. She finds great joy in helping youth and adults learn how to participate in the music of our holy services, whether in the choir or through the psaltic arts.