Rucha has been teaching private lessons since 2011, and is currently available to teach lessons in Northern Virginia. Rucha has helped students win auditions, successfully audition into District Band ensembles, and achieve superior ratings at Solo and Ensemble.
Rucha received her training at the University of North Texas where she received a Masters of Music. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, majoring in music performance and French. A passionate educator, Rucha looks forward to helping new students achieve their clarinet goals, whatever they may be. Rucha maintains a positive atmosphere and outlook in the studio, and prioritizes enjoyment of the clarinet and ease of playing above all else.
In her role as Reserve Method Clinician, Rucha works with students, private teachers, band directors, and professional musicians to inform and educate the woodwind community about proper mouthpiece and reed selection, as well as reed care.
Rucha has worked with middle and high school students in Virginia and Maryland, as well as presented classes at illustrious universities such as the University of Maryland-College Park and George Mason University.
Since 2011, Rucha has taught private clarinet lessons in Wisconsin, Texas, and now Virginia.
Her students have achieved superior rankings at Solo and Ensemble and successfully auditioned into District and State honor bands,
The International Clarinet Association is a community of clarinetists and clarinet enthusiasts that supports projects that will benefit clarinet performance; provides opportunities for the exchange of ideas, materials, and information among its members; fosters the composition, publication, recording, and distribution of music for the clarinet; encourages the research and manufacture of a more definitive clarinet; avoids commercialism in any form while encouraging communication and cooperation among clarinetists and the music industry; and encourages and promotes the performance and teaching of a wide variety of repertoire for the clarinet.