Category: Artist Profile

We feature female organists in liturgical music and higher education.

Nancy S. Ypma, D.Mus., is professor of music and Chair of the Division of Visual and Performing Arts at McKendree University, where she directs the Chamber Choir, teaches organ lessons…

Kathrine Handford is University Organist and Artist-in-Residence at Lawrence University’s Conservatory of Music in Appleton, Wisconsin, a position she has held since 2004. She holds a Master of Music degree…

Dr. Karen Black is the Rudi Inselmann Endowed Professor of Organ at Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa. She teaches organ and church music, music theory and aural skills, serves as organist…

Stephanie Ann Barth, MM, CAGO studied at Duquesne University (magna cum laude) and the University of Oklahoma. She currently lives with her husband and their cat Norman in Cheyenne, WY.…

Dr. Emma Whitten is an organist and church musician currently living in San Diego, California. She serves as Organist and Associate Director of Music at Mission San Luis Rey Parish…

Rachel Spry Lammi is organist at Kettering Seventh Day Adventist Church, a private organ teacher, a published composer, and soprano. As the organist at Kettering, she accompanies the adult vocal…

Elena Udras, organist, graduated from the Odessa State Conservatory of A. V. Nezhdanova, in the class of professor A. B. Zelinsky. Winner of the international competitions and festivals, she is…

Olena Matseliukh is the Ukrainian organist. She is a soloist of the Lviv Organ and Chamber Music Hall, as well as a soloist of the Lviv and Rivne Philharmonics. She…

Tamara Cashour is a NYC-based composer of vocal and instrumental chamber music, secular solo music for piano and organ, incidental music, sacred organ and choral music and opera/musical-theatre hybrid-interdisciplinary works…

Having joined the music faculty at UWF in 1980, Dr. Lynne A. Lauderdale has taught a wide range of courses, including Music in Western Civilization, Freshman and Sophomore Theory and…