Richard Joseph started taking voice lessons with Kermit Finstad at Gettysburg College in 9th grade. He received his B.A. in Music from Clearwater Christian College in 2004. During his time at Clearwater, Richard spent three years touring with summer music ensembles and was highly involved in both Chamber Choir and Concert Choir. He was featured in multiple recordings for Clearwater. He also had the opportunity to participate in master classes with Elizabeth Futral and Steven White. Mr. Joseph has just finished his master’s program in voice performance at Florida State University where he studied with tenor, Stanford Olsen. He has had the privilege of working with conductors Andre Thomas and Douglas Fisher, and director Matthew Lata. He has also worked closely with vocal coaches, Valerie Trujillo and Timothy Hoekman. His performances include: FSU’s opera outreach Little Red’s Most Unusual Day, Bardolfo in Falstaff, and performances of Handel's Messiah with the Tallahassee Community Choir and the Thomasville Community Choir. Originally from Gettysburg, PA, Mr. Joseph now lives in Anoka, MN with his wife Sarah.