Owner Rachel Ackerman Bowe is a soprano and music educator with over fifteen years of experience in private and classroom teaching. Based in Alexandria, VA, she teaches private voice and piano lessons both at home and online and early childhood music group classes in person.
Singing has been a part of Rachel’s life for as long as she can remember. She has taught general and choral music from grades PreK-12 and currently teaches music at St. Charles Early Childhood Center. As a soprano, she has sung at the Polish Embassy, the Kennedy Center, Charlottesville Opera, and numerous churches and choral ensembles throughout the DC area. She was the recipient of the American Council of Polish Culture’s Sembrich award and a finalist in the Annapolis Opera Competition. Her students have frequently placed first in NATS competitions and have gone on to major in music and performance.
Rachel believes that everyone has an inherent ability to create and express themselves through music. Whether it is singing children’s folk songs or arias, she is committed to broadening her students’ lives through music.