Square 1 Music Studio's

The Instructor:

    Instructor, Rita Lowder, received her B.A. and M.A. in Music Education from Pensacola Christian College, in Pensacola, FL. She currently teaches private music lessons out of her studio, as well as providing music education for various schools in Northern Virginia, as the need arises. 

    She has taught music for seventeen years and has performed for over twenty.
    She currently accompanies at her church for congregational singing, special music, and offertories as well as weddings, graduations, grand opening events, and other special occasions.

Her Experience:

    Mrs. Lowder taught private piano lessons and music theory at Pensacola Christian Academy in Pensacola, FL, for two years.  She taught for the American Independent Music Association for five years, teaching choir, band, music theory, keyboard, and recorder classes.  She also taught private and group piano at Contemporary Keyboard Studios in Arlington, VA. She is currently teaching music out of her home studio.
    Her knowledge, passion for teaching, and encouraging style inspires her students to reach beyond their current abilities, stretching them to become the best that they can be.
    She is a member of the National Federation of Music Clubs, and is currently mentoring under the highly-respected and praised piano teacher, Sharon Vold. 

In 2017, she recorded several music albums of improvisational compositions, sacred music, and popular tunes. Her album series is entitled, "Journey to Rowan".