Freelance violinist Ruth Hoffman has performed with such diverse groups as The Montreal Symphony, Opera Hamilton, Les Misérables and Tafelmusik. She has recorded fiddle tunes and radio programs for CBC Halifax, early music CD’s in both Montreal and Toronto, and served as concertmaster for a variety of orchestras throughout the Golden Horseshoe.
Ruth earned B.Mus.Ed and M.Mus. degrees from U.S. institutions, has Suzuki training, and is experienced in helping students prepare for Royal Conservatory exams. She has a knack for explaining technical skills in a clear and fun way. Her favourite comment from students is: “It’s over already?? That was so fast!”