First-year Sterling College student Ruby Foster is pretty sure she was born singing, but when she was four years old, her passion for creating music and entertaining others was confirmed. “We were on a family vacation to Hollywood, California,” she said, “I stood on the sidewalk singing at the top of my lungs while waiting for my dad to pay our restaurant check. People threw money at me! I’ve known my whole life that I love to sing and want to make a profession from it.” On Friday night, February 26, Foster shared her budding profession with the Sterling community, singing her original compositions and accompanying herself on the keyboard at Broadway Market in downtown Sterling.
Foster began composing music when she was a sophomore in high school. She began performing her pieces for church and family that sam