Red As Ruby trained as a classical pianist and viola player before deciding to see what else she could do. A decision to fulfill a long-held secret ambition to sing with a jazz band finally put her back on the path to music. Ruby recently quit her job as a primary school teacher and is now working to pursue her dreams. Her songs are influenced by pop, jazz, folk, ambient and house music. She also composes instrumental music for film and is currently writing the music for a musical.