Saara Ruuska studies choral conducting in Tampere University of Applied Sciences with Markus Yli-Jokipii as her teacher. Her previous teachers in choir conducting have been e.g. Kari Turunen and Saara Aittakumpu.
Ruuska has conducted Maailma-kuoro since the founding of the choir, 2010. Majority of the repertoire is arranged for Maailma-kuoro by Saara Ruuska.
Ruuska herself sings presently in Krysostomos Chamber Choir and in Näsin Ääni.