Biography



Lindsay Platt is a native of Cleveland, Ohio.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Arts Administration (concentration music) with High Honors from Butler University.  At Butler she studied with Dr. Steven Rickards (voice), Larry Shapiro (violin) and Karen Thickstun (piano). 

Mrs. Platt has performed in a variety of ensembles.  While at Butler University she performed in the Butler Symphony Orchestra, Chorale and Madrigal Singers.  She has also performed in the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and The Cleveland Orchestra’s Blossom Festival Chorus.  Mrs. Platt was the Soprano Soloist for the First Congregationalist Church in Indianapolis.  In 2004, she attended the Summer Music International All-Singing School in Haywards Heath, U.K. and sang in a master class with world-renowned soprano, Sylvia McNair.  Since 2004, Mrs. Platt has performed in a variety of recitals in Indianapolis, Cleveland, Okinawa, Chicago and Louisville.

Mrs. Platt teaches private music lessons in voice, violin and beginning piano.  She has had students in Okinawa, Illinois, and Kentucky.  

Mrs. Platt has been the music teacher for the Children’s Program at All Souls’ Anglican Church in Okinawa and Choir Director at Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church in Crestwood, Kentucky.  Mrs. Platt was also the Associate Director of the Joyous Singers, a community Chorus in Louisville.

Mrs. Platt is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, Alliance of the Isaac Knapp District Dental Society, and the Northeast Indiana Music Teachers Association.  Currently, Mrs. Platt is the Associate Director of Development and Education for Heartland Sings in Fort Wayne, Indiana.




Joseph Platt is a former resident of Fort Wayne where he studied piano with Gene Marcus and Jane Glover McInnis. In addition to actively accompanying for programs and individuals, Dr. Platt first discovered and fell in love with chamber music while in Fort Wayne.


Dr. Platt graduated from Butler University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Music in piano under Panayis Lyras, artist-in-residence, and a minor in Chemistry. He toured as pianist for the New Millennium Philharmonic Orchestra in Texas and Mexico during the summer of 2002.  Dr. Platt and flutist Adriane Fink were performers at the Indiana University (IUPUI) Young Artists Series in March 2008.


In 2009 he graduated from the Indiana University School of Dentistry.  Dr. Platt served as a dentist in the U.S. Navy in Okinawa, Japan for three years and at Naval Station Great Lakes in North Chicago for one year.  He completed endodontics program at the University of Louisville, and now practices in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


 

Joseph and Lindsay met at Butler University in 2002.  They collaborated for multiple recitals and performed in the Butler Symphony Orchestra, the Butler Chorale and the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir.  They were married in 2007.  Dr. & Mrs. Platt have participated in liturgical music at the Camp Foster Catholic Chapel Choir, St. James Parish in Highwood, Illinois,  St. Margaret Mary Catholic Community in Louisville and now the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne. Dr. & Mrs. Platt also continue to give recitals of solo and collaborative works.