Ruth Alperson is Dean of the Hoff-Barthelson Music School, in Scarsdale, New York, where she directs the Dalcroze Teacher Training Program. She is on the faculty of The Diller-Quaile School of Music, in New York City, where she teaches a graduate course in Dalcroze Methodology.
Dr. Alperson has a B.A. in music from Oberlin College; she earned a Ph.D. in Arts and Humanities from New York University. Dr. Alperson holds the Licentiate from The Dalcroze Teachers Training Course, London, England, and the Diplôme Supérieur from L’Institut Jaques-Dalcroze, Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Alperson is a member of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference of Dalcroze Studies. Dr. Alperson has given Dalcroze workshops in the U.S.and Canada, Mexico, The Dominican Republic, England, Germany, Switzerland, Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, and Greece. She is a pianist, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Bennington Chamber Music Conference.