Erik Friedman

Warm, wry, all-American, ironic, funny, friendly

Voice Description

Warm, wry, all-American, conversational -- and believable.

My voice has been described as smooth, friendly, deep, funny, light, bold, unique, dynamic, authoritative, engaging, musical, powerful, quirky, intimate, cool, casual.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Illinois, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Need an accent or unusual voice for your project? Just ask!

I've done a wide variety of different characters -- dialects I've performed include British R.P., Cockney, Standard American, Midwestern, Southern (Mid-South & Southeast), Yiddish, Irish, Russian.

I've sung opera in German, Italian, French, Spanish, and even Latin.

Guy Next Door, Newscaster, College Kid, Newsreel Announcer, Retro Announcer, Sports Commentator, Game Show Host, Hillbilly, Reporter, Regular Guy from Chicago. I also do a mean Kermit the Frog...

My Voice Experience

I've been working professionally as a director, actor, and opera singer since 1998 -- I have extensive experience with a variety of vocal work in venues throughout the United States and abroad. I'd love the chance to bring my unique experience to help make your project great!

My Training

BA in theatre and music (vocal performance), Butler University

MM in music (voice performance), DePaul University

MFA in theatre (directing), Indiana University

Voiceover training with Jeff Lupetin, Dave Leffel, Deb Doetzer.

My Studio Equipment

Based in Chicago, I have access to top-notch facilities in the area.

Have my own Blue Yeti mic.

Additional Skills

Easy to work with and directable...

I can assist with copywriting and music for your project...

I'd like to help your project sound like YOU want it!

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency

Contact Information

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• Erik Friedman was last active on Voice123 185 days ago

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