Ruth Risk is one of the founding members of staff of La Côte International School. She has over 30 years of teaching experience, 25 of which she spent teaching and producing the annual shows for lower primary in a well-established school in Geneva. She helped grow the Performing Arts department and Ruth’s time is now fully dedicated to teaching music to the Early Years and Primary students. In 2015 the Juilliard/ Nord Anglia Collaboration was established. Ruth was chosen to travel to New York to participate in the training for the inaugural schools. She is passionate about encouraging every child to shine and is a firm believer that music and the performing arts are an essential part in education and helping children to develop a fully rounded personality. In her spare time she enjoys playing golf, skiing cycling, singing and cooking.