Mrs.  Ruth Pelphrey

Phone: (856) 232-1290 Ext. 35


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Music Education - Montclair University M.A. Music Education - Rowan University M.A. Education - MaryGrove College Supervisor's Certification

Mrs. Ruth Pelphrey

General/Vocal Music


     Elementary general music is offered to give all students the opportunity for personal, intellectual, creative, physical and cultural growth through the study of music. Students will have the opportunity to learn about basic elements of music including rhythm, melody, harmony, tone color, form and expressive qualities. Active participation is required in a wide variety of learning experiences which will include singing, playing instruments, moving, creating, reading and listening. Students will be introduced to a wide variety of musical styles of music representing various time periods and cultures. All classes will be taught in a learning environment where the children will feel safe and secure. Fun and excitement is always happening in the music room at Birches!!