Richard currently attends West Chester University, pursuing dual degrees in Music Education and Vocal Performance. He has been singing for most of his life and started taking piano lessons in his early teens. In high school, he participated in both band and choir and had the opportunity to attend PMEA District, Region, and All-State Choir festivals. Richard has a love for musical theater and has had leading roles in various high school productions. At West Chester, Richard is a member of the Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band, Chamber Choir, Recital Choir, and Mastersingers. Richard is the current treasurer for the American Choral Directors Association and for A Chorus Line Company. He is also a Choral Scholar at The Church of The Holy Trinity in West Chester. Richard is very passionate about music and teaching and is very grateful to be working at Valotta Studios!


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