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The 2023-2024 school year will be Mrs. Rife's 21st year teaching elementary music in Loudoun County. This will be her 18th year at Countryside.
Mrs. Rife graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor of Music with a concentration in Music Education. She has completed graduate music courses from James Madison University, Duquesne University, and Shepherd University, as well as completed certification in World Music Drumming. She has been playing the flute for 25 + years and has performed in various ensembles, bands, and orchestras.
She lives in West Virginia with her husband and their three dogs, a morkie named Inga, a morkie named Zadie, and a maltipoo named Ruxin. She is originally from Pittsburgh, PA (go Steelers!!) and visits her family there often.
Last Modified on June 5, 2023