Violinist Ruth Marie Ballance visits Key to Change to work with students on their repertoire. This master class takes place Wednesday, June 10 at 6:30pm at Renton High School.

Ruth Marie Ballance performs extensively throughout North America as a part of the Ballance Duo. Dedicated to audience building and music education, the Ballance Duo presents artistic, thematic programs, and converses with their audiences to make music come alive for listeners. Ruth Marie served on the faculty of Suzuki Talent Education Program Birmingham and was a member of the Samford Quartet. She taught at both Samford University and University of Alabama – Birmingham, and has held previous appointments at Hochstein School of Music and Dance and the Cleveland Institute of Music, among other educational institutions.