A native of Colorado, Ruth Brand has sung with professional organizations along the Front Range since graduating from the University of Denver in 2010. Most recently she appeared with Denver Opera Collective as Galatea in Handel’s Acis and Galatea, as well as being a chorister with Saint John’s Cathedral and the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Upcoming engagements include the role of Rainbow Crow in Boulder Opera’s production of The Firebringers. She also has stepped backstage to direct Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial by Jury, as well as stage managing for Boulder Opera’s productions of Bizet’s Carmen and Handel’s Orlando. She currently works as the music director for Saint Catherine of Siena Church in Denver, and lives in Boulder, Colorado.