Teresa Rhoderick Bowers teaches flute, performs in the Sunderman Woodwind Quintet, resident faculty ensemble, coaches chamber music and serves as Coordinator for Recruitment and Outreach.
Dr. Bowers is a frequent recitalist and free-lance musician and is sought out as an adjudicator and clinician for festivals and workshops. She performs with the flute and harp duo, DUO FRANCAIS, Trio Galant Chamber Players and has served as principal flute for the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra and the Harrisburg Opera Orchestra. Dr. Bowers is the artistic director of the Bel Voce chamber choir. She is a prolific author and has published numerous articles.
Bowers was Assistant Professor of Music at Lebanon Valley College where she taught flute, flute pedagogy, conducted the Flute Ensemble. She has served as Associate Director for Worship and Music Education for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America where her responsibilities included developing educational opportunities and resources for parish musicians, pastors and lay persons throughout the country.
Dr. Bowers is a member of the National Flute Association and the Flute Society of Washington. She is a Past-President of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, an international pan-Lutheran professional organization.
Teresa Bowers holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Maryland. She received the B.M.E. degree from Susquehanna University and the M.M. from The Ohio State University. She has studied flute with John Krell, Donald McGinnis, Ronald Waln, William Bennett and Julius Baker and conducting with Donald McGinnis, Frauke Hausseman, Joseph Flummerfelt, Paul Traver and Helmut Rilling.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
B.M.E., Susquehanna University
M.M., Ohio State University
D.M.A., University of Maryland