Christina RaschPress Release Info - Christina_RaschPRI
"Somewhere in the Black Hills of Dakota there lived a young girl named Christina Rasch
..." The singer-songwriter with a soulful voice, Christina Rasch
was born the fourth of ten children into a musical family in the Black Hills area of Rapid City, South Dakota.Christina`s father, Robert, was a working musician who played everything from Country to Rock`n Roll.There was always music in the house.It was within this creative atmosphere that at a very early age Christina
calling as a singer.And by the time she
was 8 years old, Christina
had written her
first song.From age 12 until she
, along with her
sister Mary and her
brother Bobby, performed nearly full time in the Rasch family`s touring bands, Family Affair and later Dust `N` Roxx.These groups gained notoriety throughout the Great Plains and Upper Midwest regions of our nation`s Heartland for the vast range of material they performed, as well as the consistent quality of professionalism and dynamic quality of their performances.As Christina
talent and learned her
craft on the road, she
found that her
natural gifts as a vocalist and keyboard player inspired audiences to great heights.It soon became obvious that a different horizon and a larger stage awaited her
.Fast forward to 2006... Having brought her
South Dakota roots and musical gifts to a new life in Southern California, today Christina
is continuing to follow her
calling as a full time professional singer, songwriter and performer.Christina
brings a wealth of professional accomplishments to this work, as well as to any project with which she
is involved.While still residing in South Dakota, she was a featured actor in a television commercial.
This led to Christina
-- who is of American Indian heritage -- being cast in the lead female role in an independent film about Native Americans titled, Roads. This would not be Christina`s only work in film, although she
would next move behind the camera.After she relocating to Los Angeles, Christina landed the position of assistant sound editor for the movies Booty Call and Playing God.
In 1996 Christina
toured much of the United States, Mexico and Central America, performing in such venues as Madison Square Garden as a backing vocalist for the then up-and-coming Tejano star Jose Manuel Figueroa.
In 1999 Christina
signed a publishing contract with John Titta of Warner/Chappell.
In 2000 Christina
began working for John Tesh`s independent label, Garden City Music/GTS Records.There, Christina
worked in the other side of the music business, that being the business side.By the end of 2002 Christina
role with Tesch
by also becoming part of his
toured extensively with him as a featured backup vocalist, performing on national television shows such as Wayne Brady`s show, TBN`s Praise the Lord, DayStar`s Celebration show, and Tony Danza`s program.A highlight of Christina`s career occurred in 2003 when she
produced Tesh`s Public Television concert special, Worship at Red Rocks, shot at the awe-inspiring Red Rocks Amphitheater in Denver, Colorado.On both the live CD and DVD of the concert that were released in 2004 reaching the top 10 of Billboard`s Praise and Worship charts Christina`s solo vocal performance of "I Can Only Imagine" has been cited as a zenith moment of the special.Christina
continues to write and perform.Although she`s already a veteran in the entertainment business, yet Christina
is of an age where some artists only get their start.And even with the wealth of her
varied and impressive experience, Christina
has only just begun to show what she`s really capable of.
has plenty to say and so many ways to say it.