In recital as a Caramoor Bel Canto Young Artist

"...soprano Courtney Ruckman showed off not only an attractive voice with a rich lower register and glinting upper register, but the unique ability to build a complete emotional arc throughout a song."

-Opera Teen, Huffington Post


First Lady (Die Zauberflöte) with inland northwest opera

"There are a number of secondary characters in "The Magic Flute" who are nonetheless important to the action and vital to the success of a production. Special mention must be made of...the arresting vocalism of the First of the Three Ladies, Courtney Ruckman..."

-Larry Lapidus, Spokesman Review


Gilda (rIGOLETTO) with Pacific Northwest oPERA

"You cannot help but fall in love with Courtney Ruckman as Gilda. Her voice quality was superb...her solos were magnificent."

John French, Entertainment News, NW