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Ruth Friesen


Voice Part: Alto

Year joined Credo Catholic Choir:  2017

Hometown:  Monrovia, CA

Education: BA, Language Studies/Linguistics, Seattle Pacific University; MA, Applied Linguistics, USC

Full-time musician:  No.

What else do you do for a living:  Web development

Where else do you sing/perform:  St. Therese Catholic Church, Alhambra, CA

What’s your favorite music right now?  Liturgical, Baroque, Loreena McKennitt

Favorite onstage moment:  Singing “The Seven Words From the Cross” by Knut Nystedt at Mission San Buenaventura. An amazing historical setting for a deeply meditative work.

Anything else you’d like us to know:  I love growing roses, although my garden is recently suffering due to deer!