RUTH“Ruth Moreland searches far and wide to introduce new things to San Antonio audiences.”

—Jasmina Wellinghoff, San Antonio Woman Magazine



Executive Director


RUTH MORELAND, Founding Artistic Director of Voci di Sorelle, Copperleaf, and Blue Penny, is Founder and Executive Director of Benissimo Music Productions. An active composer and arranger, her compositions and arrangements have been performed by various ensembles and choirs.


Throughout her career Ms. Moreland has taught private voice, piano, and music theory, and directed numerous small vocal ensembles. She has been a member of the adjunct music faculties of The University of Texas at San Antonio and Our Lady of the Lake University, served as Chorus Master for the Lyric Opera of San Antonio, and as Associate Conductor of the San Antonio Choral Society. Ms. Moreland has sung with the San Antonio Symphony Mastersingers and appeared in concert as a soloist with the San Antonio Choral Society. She holds an undergraduate degree in Music Education from Eastern Illinois University and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting Performance from the University of Texas at San Antonio.



Ruth Moreland, Executive Director
Erica Murphy, Administrative Director



Susan Shaw-Meadow, Chair
Rebecca Kavanaugh, Vice-Chair
Shannon Collins, Secretary-Treasurer
Deb Miller, Director



Peggy Hamm

Tony Moreland
Joci Straus