is married to his wife, Hannia.
are parents of Grace and Charlie.
is a Ordained Minister, has been in Ministry for over thirty years. He has been a member of
World Vision and Impact International. He has lived in Jamaica,
Honduras and Costa Rica.
Don's wife is from Costa Rica.
recorded 64 recordings of his own
Studied Spanish in Costa Rica, and is fluent in Spanish
composed numerous songs and instrumentals in English and
performed in 8 countries, in local Churches, parks, Schools
stadiums, and has appeared on National TV in 4 countries
done productions and Multi-Media presentations for many
become an accomplished vocalist, Pianist and Guitarist
done productions for HRVC ( The Evangelical
of Honduras ) and El Faro Del Caribe ( The Light House
the Caribbean ) Costa Rica
been the producer for Soloist, Groups and Choirs, helping
the development of their God given talent
operated a recording studio in Honduras and Costa Rica
started a ministry called ( Central American Music Project )
provides musical instruments and audio equipment to
Artist and Worship leaders in Central America
been a Youth Evangelist for fifteen years in Christian
through out Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky and
Performed in front of high ranking Military Officers and has had
President of Honduras in his studio
received an award from the Minister of Arts and Culture of
for out standing Musicianship
written instrumental Music that has been featured on radio
programs aired in every Spanish speaking country
worked with World Vision for two years as a Artist Associate
What others have said about Don
" Don's music appeals to young and old alike and he is highly skilled in the use of audio-visual effects to communicate a very important message. I recommend him to you without reservation and I believe that God will work through him in a very special way in your church".
Pastor R. Augusto
" Don will present a program that you will not only enjoy, but one in which you will be blessed by the Lord through his music. I heartily endorse him".
Youth for Christ
“ I want to unconditionally
recommend to you DON LA PLACA as being worthy of your consideration.
Our Heavenly Father has saved Don, has definitely gifted Don, and has
clearly called Don to serve Him.”
“ I can hearty recommend Don La
Placa because of his commitment to Christ and his desire to give the
Lord honor and glory in all things. Your congregation or campers will
be blessed by being exposed to Don's ministry.”
James A. Cossin
Executive Director of
Seneca Hills Bible Conference
“ A unique and gifted artist!
His blending of Classical and contemporary sacred music invites an
audience to listen and participate. Throughout the presentation,
there are notes of joy, hope and challenge. I commend to you a fine
artist whose message is for our time.”
Don is a musician with truly exceptional talent.
style is totally unique and very varied. Don performed an outreach
concert for us in a community park and was greatly used by God
sharing the Gospel through music, song and testimony. He held each
generation's attention due to the variety of styles he blended, and
constantly pointed the glory in God's direction.
Pastor, Albion Assembly of God Church