Rae Litowich currently serves as the director of McIntosh High School Orchestra, and the Starr’s Mill High School Orchestra. She also serves as the GMEA District VI Orchestra Chair. Rae is also a GMEA adjudicator and has been either a judge or guest clinician for the University of Georgia, Kennesaw State University, Clarke county, Cobb county, Henry county, Dougherty county, the Atlanta Public Schools, and Dekalb county. She also served as the Assistant Director of the Athens Youth Symphony, and performed with the Athens Symphony Orchestra, Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra, and Music and Orchestra Pit Director for Twilight Theater in Peachtree City.
Mrs. Litowich began her musical career at the age of six studying piano. She also participated in school choir, show choir, started violin in fourth grade, and later picked up percussion when moving to Georgia in high school when the guidance counselor told her mother the school had a wonderful orchestra, and it turned out he didn’t know orchestra and band were different. During her school career, she participated in the Athens Youth Symphony, Warrior Marching Band, school musicals, UGA Pre-College Orchestra, RedCoat Marching Band, various band and orchestra ensembles at UGA, and the UGA Steel Drum Ensemble.
Rae Litowich began teaching in 2005 in Clarke county, and has also taught in Clayton and Cobb counties before joining the Fayette county school system in 2019. Mrs. Litowich’s orchestras consistently receive ratings of Superior at Large Group Performance Evaluation. Her students have also been selected for All-State Orchestra, Spivey Chamber Honor Orchestra, Fayette All County Honor Orchestra, and the Governor’s Honors Program. She was also selected as a STAR teacher at Pebblebrook High School in 2017.
Mrs. Litowich holds a Bachelor and Master’s of Music Education from the University of Georgia. She and her husband, Chris, live in Fayetteville, Georgia with their two daughters Aleah and Adira. In her free time she plays violin and viola with her quartet, Piedmont Strings, in the metro-Atlanta area.