Richard Schletty biography
I am a voiceover artist and performing songwriter who lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. I’m an experienced cantor, songleader and choral singer, singing at Masses, funerals and weddings. I also lead music at prayer vigils for www.plam.org.
I have done many music collaborations via email and cloud sharing. Programs used for digital recording, sequencing and mixing include Apple Logic Pro, Steinberg Cubase, Steinberg Dorico, Avid Sibelius and Adobe Audition.
I am owner and admin of TopCatholicSongs.com and CatholicLiturgyInSong.org.
Arranged, recorded and published entire 3-year liturgical cycle of Spanish language Salmos Responsoriales y Aclamaciones.
Narrator and producer for MAS SongCasters TV showcase episodes. Sample 1/2 hour episode here: SongCasters episode 2.
Readings and critiques of broadcast and industrial scripts at The Talent Center with Don Cosgrove (voice trainer and veteran broadcast, industrial and stage talent).
Narrator for Valleyfair Amusement Park radio and TV spots. schlettydesign.com/motion/
Narrator for promotional video for St. Matthew’s Parish Capital Campaign.
Folk-Rock music performer: Solo and Folk-Rock performances for showcase events of the Minnesota Association of Songwriters.
Soloist (singing German lyrics) in the role of Jesus in the Heinrich Schütz “St. Matthew Passion” for Waltham Abbey Singers, a Renaissance-Baroque choir. University Lutheran Chapel, Minneapolis, MN. www.youtube.com/watch?v=1x9YP3Pr-zA
Lead singer/frontman for Rocka-Rolla, A group of grads from St. John’s University (Collegeville, MN) singing 50s and 60s rock and roll classics. www.richardschletty.com/rocka-rolla.html
Lyricist, soloist and producer for Hungry For Heaven project – www.hungryforheaven.com
Lyricist, soloist and producer for Steiner-Anselm-Schletty album, twelve collaborative songs accomplished via the Internet with two musicians living in Germany, https://music.apple.com/us/album/cant-let-go/1120346873
Cantor, songleader and guitarist at St. Matthew’s Church, St. Paul, MN.
Cantor, songleader and guitarist at Church of St. Mary, St. Paul, MN.