High School: 901 East Monroe Street, New Bremen, OH 45869
Phone: (419) 629-8606  |   Fax: (419) 629-0115
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Ruckman, Patricia- Choir, Music
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The New Bremen High School Choir Program is under the direction of Patricia Ruckman.
  • Patricia Ruckman is in her twentieth year of teaching with the past sixteen being spent in the New Bremen Local School District. She is currently teaching 7-12 Vocal Music and assists with the High School Band. Her previous teaching experience includes four years in the Eastwood Local School District in Pemberville, Ohio where she was the director of the fifth and sixth grade bands, assisted with the high school band and was flag corps advisor.
  • Patty graduated from Alpena High School, Alpena Michigan, in 1988. She attended Central Michigan University and received her Bachelor of Music Education with an instrumental focus and a choral minor. Upon completion of her degree, Patricia was awarded a Graduate Assistantship in Clarinet from Bowling Green State University and pursued her Master’s in Clarinet Performance. She was awarded that degree in May of 2000. While a graduate student, Patty was principal clarinetist of the Philharmonia, and Wind Ensemble, co-principal of the Symphonic Band and performed with the Opera Orchestra and Summer Musical Pit. She also taught clarinet lessons to undergraduate students, was a clarinet instructor for the Creative Arts Department, and taught Clarinet methods for Instrumental Music Education majors.
  • Patty is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota Music Fraternity, National Association for Music Education, Ohio Music Educator's Association, the Golden Key National Honor Society, and has held membership in the International Clarinet Society.

Choir Calendar

New Bremen Local Schools

Choir Calendar 2015-2016

31 Cardinal Music Boosters 7 pm
28 Cardinal Music Boosters 7 pm
4  Mad River Vocal Festival
5  Mad River Vocal Festival
10 Musical Review Rehearsal 10-2
26 Cardinal Music Boosters 7 pm
29 Musical Review Rehearsal 6-9 pm
30 Musical Review Student
Performance 1:00 pm
31 Musical Review Evening
Performance 7:30 pm

14  District III Honor's Audtions
23  National Anthem Auditions
23  Cardinal Music Boosters 7 pm
24  National Anthem Auditions
25  National Anthem Auditions
4   Basketball vs Versailles
12 District III Honor's Festival Rehearsal
14 High School Christmas Concert 7:30 p.m.
18 Basketball vs Ft. Recovery
19 Basketball vs Anna
29 Basketball vs Indian Lake


9  High School Solo and Ensemble Due

9  District III Honors Festival

    Rehearsal – VWHS 9:00

9  Basketball vs Covington
15Basketball vs Minster
16 District III Honors Festival Rehearsal

17 District III Honors Festival Concert

25 Cardinal Music Boosters 7 pm


6  High School Solo and Ensemble          
6  Basketball ball vs Ft. Jennings
12 Basketball vs St. Johns
13 Basketball vs Spencerville
28 High School Midwinter Concert 3:00 pm
29 Cardinal Music Boosters 7 pm                               


11 District III HS Large Group Event
12  District III HS Large Group Event
21 Cardinal Music Boosters 7 pm


25  Cardinal Music Boosters 7 pm
29  State Large Group
30  State Large Group                             


4  High School Music Banquet 6:30 pm
9  High School Spring Concert 7:30 pm
16 Cardinal Music Boosters 7 pm
22 Baccalaureate (seniors only) 1:30 pm
22 Graduation (seniors only) 2:30 pm




Artist Research- Download worksheet, select an artist and using internet resources complete the questionaire.
Getting with the Groove- Listen to the podcast and complete the student worksheet. http://glencoe. com/sites/ common_assets /music/pod_ 2_groove_ mp3audio_ 96kbps.mp3
Beat Box Madness- Listen to the podcast and complete the student worksheet http:// glencoe.com/ sites/common _assets/music /pod_3_beatbox _mp3audio_ 96kbps.mp3
Modern Audio Manipulation Techniques- Listen to podcast and complete student worksheet. http://glencoe. com/sites/ common_assets /music/pod_5 _audiotechniques _mp3audio_ 96kbps.mp3
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High School: 901 East Monroe Street, New Bremen, OH 45869  |  
Phone: (419) 629-8606  |   Fax: (419) 629-0115
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