Theresa Ruperd received her Master of Music degree in Flute Performance from the University of Kansas. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Flute Performance and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is the Music Director at Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Kansas City where she is the Chancel Choir and Handbell Choir Director. Additionally, she sings with Sursum Corda, a 12-voice professional a cappella ensemble singing early sacred music in the Kansas City Catholic diocese. Theresa has been a private instructor/coach (flute, piccolo, violin and viola) for over 25 years and is a professional freelance musician in the greater Kansas City metro area. She also has over 15 years experience in arts management and print music sales/management. Theresa has worked for AIMS since October 2008.