Ruth serves as the Music Ministry Associate at First Baptist Church of Richmond, Virginia,
coordinating and directing the children’s choirs, the handbell choirs, and assisting with the girl’s ensemble, youth choir, church choir and One Accord. She leads the music in worship in the absence of the Associate Pastor for Christian Worship. Ruth has just recently joined the preschool staff as the music teacher. Ruth is a native of Charlottesville, VA. She graduated from James Madison University in 1985 with a BS, double majoring in Learning Disabled and Emotionally Disturbed Education with a minor in music. Ruth taught school in Chesterfield County for eight years.
Ruth received the Choristers Guild Institute Certification in 2013 and now serves on Chorister's Guild national board. Ruth is married to Richard Szucs and they have two children, Alexandra and Matthew.