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Schletty is a performing songwriter from St.
Paul's West Side where he and his wife Pat
have been raising seven kids.
Schletty is an experienced cantor, songleader and choral singer. He sang
at Masses, funerals and weddings for many years at St. Matthew's Catholic Church
on Saint Paul's West Side. He currently sings at St. Mary's Catholic Church in
downtown St. Paul.
Richard has sung with Waltham Abbey Singers, a local
Renaissance-Baroque choir which performs sacred
music a cappella. Director: Brian Link.
Richard has done gigs in
local coffee shops, singing
his own Folk-Rock originals.
As a member of the Minnesota
Association of Songwriters, the Minnesota
Association of Christian Songwriters and the Catholic
Association of Music, he is striving to
improve the form and content
of his songwriting and
the resonance of his solo
public performances of
Folk-Rock and Praise music.
opus called "Hungry
For Heaven" is in formation
with excellent composer,
guitarist and synth instrumentalist
Sanz, who lives in Spain.
It is just one of many
Richard has done since
the summer of the 2004.
Schletty uses his Macintosh
computer to tap into collaborators
via email, music sharing
web sites and FTP file
transfer. His favored program for digital recording,
sequencing and mixing is
Apple Logic Studio.
Schletty performed in a Minnesota
Association of Songwriters showcase at Gingko Coffeehouse
(Snelling Ave., St. Paul)
and in a Minnesota
Association of Christian Songwriters showcase at Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis.
Richard's college buddies from St. John's U in Collegeville, MN, formed a band
in the early 70s called Rocka-Rolla. They
still get together once or twice every three years to perform early rock classics for smallish