Ruth Dente is an Award Winning, multi-talented Worship Leader, Song-writer and Vocal Coach who truly loves the Lord. Born in the beautiful island of Trinidad and raised in Canada, Ruth has traveled across Europe, the Caribbean, Africa, USA and Canada blessing congregations and people with her passion in worship. Her Mission is to lead people into worship to Experience a life-changing Encounter in the powerful Presence of God. Ruth Dente wants to encourage, inspire and tell the world about the amazing love of God and His power to transform lives.
At the early age of five, Ruth began writing songs, singing with her school choirs for competitions and singing with her church choir. She is the founder and a lead vocalist of Morning Star Voices, her family worship band. She is also the Founding Director of a children’s vocal band, Chosen Generation and a charitable Musical Awareness Initiative, called Hope Streams which helps children DISCOVER, DEVELOP and EXCEL their musical skills at an early age.
Ruth’s background includes studies of voice and music theory through the Royal Conservatory of Music. She is a Registered Music Teacher and Director with Music Together® (New Jersey). Ruth Dente has been featured in Destiny Magazine, a Kingdom Lifestyle Magazine. Her music ministry continues to touch lives and affect change in her community.
As a songwriter, Ruth Dente focuses on the lyrics and writes with intent. She wants the listener to experience the power and reality of God in every line of her songs. Long after you have heard the tune, it remains in your spirit as a message to you from God.
On March 7th 2015, Ruth released her fifth album, “Grace – Sounds of Africa”. She is also completing her book “Forty Days to Freedom”, to be released soon. The following is a quote from her book “Whatever you do, do it with all that is within you. If you are going to sing – Sing with Purpose! Sing with Passion! Sing with Power! You will inspire many.”
The following are Ruth Dente’s Music Awards and Award Nominations:
Glass Achievement Awards - Winner - Best Female Vocalist of the Year, 2017
Glass Achievement Awards - Winner - Artist of the Year, 2015
Glass Achievement Awards - Winner - Best Female Vocalist of the Year, 2015
Glass Achievement Awards - Winner - Caribbean Artist of the Year, 2015
GMA Covenant Awards – Gospel Album of the Year Nominee, 2015
GMA Covenant Awards – Gospel Song of the Year Nominee, 2015
GMA Covenant Awards - Inspirational Album of the Year Nominee, 2014
GMA Jazz/Blues Song of the Year 2014 Nominee
Canada Glass Awards Female Vocalist of the Year 2014, Nominee
GMA Covenant Awards - Inspirational Album of the Year Nominee, 2013
When she’s not on stage, Ruth enjoys spending time with her husband and their three beautiful girls. She also loves sewing, gardening, event planning, photography, travelling and the list goes on. Ruth certainly believes that with God, all things are possible!