Works by Organist Christa Rakich Included in Anthology of Women Composers for Organ
February 4, 2022
The Society of Women Organists in London has selected three organ works by Visiting Professor of Organ Christa Rakich for inclusion in their Anthology of Women Composers for Organ. The Royal College of Organists and the American Guild of Organists will join in the SWO's celebration of Play-a-Woman-Composer Sunday on March 6. Church organists are encouraged to play works by women, record, and upload to social media with the hashtags #WomanComposerSunday and #SWomenOrganists. Rakich's works are available here.
Christa Rakich Releases CD
February 6, 2020
Christa Rakich, visiting professor of organ, has released a new CD on the Loft label. The recording is a tribute to her teacher Yuko Hayashi, and is the premier recording of the Richards-Fowkes organ in Goodson Chapel at the Duke University Seminary. It includes works of Bach, Mendelssohn, Johanna Senfter, James Woodman, Carson Cooman, and her own transcription of Cécile Chaminade's Concertino for Flute and Orchestra, featuring flutist Wendy Rolfe '74.
February 21, 2022