BA (Hons) (York), LRAM, DipRAM, PGDip
Ruth Molins started playing the trombone at the age of 9 and studied at the Junior Department of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Ruth read music at the University of York where she achieved 1st class honours and then went on to postgraduate study at the Royal Academy of Music. Whilst at the Academy Ruth studied with Dudley Bright and Denis Wick and was a member of the Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester. Ruth gained the LRAM teaching diploma, the postgraduate diploma in trombone with distinction, the prestigious DipRAM for ‘outstanding performance’ and was awarded the Vice Principal’s Prize.
Ruth now enjoys a varied career as a busy freelance trombonist and works with most of the leading professional orchestras including the LSO, Philharmonia, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Orchestras, The City of London Sinfonia and The London Chamber Orchestra. Ruth is regularly involved in education and outreach projects with the LSO Discovery Department and with the City of London Sinfonia. In addition to teaching at the RCM Junior Department, Ruth enjoys her role as trombone teacher and ensemble director at the Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls in Hertfordshire.
Faculties / departments: Junior Department
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