Mr. Ruddell founded and conducted the mixed choir Tuned Air for eighteen years. The choir enjoyed national recognition on the CBC Radio’s  Canada Live when they were recorded in concert with famed singer Leon Bibb.  The concert was titled: The Art Of  The Spiritual. Tuned Air was invited by Montreal’s L’Ensemble Musica Viva to participate in a tour of Quebec and to share the stage with them in Montreal.

Mr. Ruddell is the Artistic Director of the Sooke Community Choir. This is a fifty voice community-based choir that enjoys performances in the community of Sooke and beyond.