Ruth V. Brittin
Ruth Brittin is professor of music education, chair of the Department of Music Education, and has been at the Conservatory of Music since 1997. She received her Ph.D. from Florida State University in 1989, the M.M.E. from Texas Tech University in 1985, and the B.M.E. from Texas Tech University in 1983. She was associate professor and chair of music education at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY from 1989 through 1997.
Dr. Brittin publishes articles and presents research for the International Society for Music Education, Music Educators National Conference, American Music Therapy Association, and state music education organizations. She is a clinician in music education, a brass instrument adjudicator, performer on French horn, and arranges music for band and children's chorus.
Dr. Brittin has a wide range of responsibilities, including the teaching undergraduate courses in elementary and secondary music methods, laboratory ensemble for both undergraduates and graduates, Introduction to Research for music education and therapy graduate students, Introduction to Arranging for education and therapy students, and supervises student teachers and interns. She is on the editorial board of the Journal of Research in Music Education, Teaching Music, and College Music Symposium, and is division representative for the collegiate, research, and special learners divisions, for California Music Educators Association.
Conservatory of Music
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211