GILBERT GARCIA

concert promoter, live shows, ethusiastic

Voice Description

I HAVE A VERY SMOOTH SENSUAL VOICE FOR ROMANTIC CONVERSATIONS. I CAN DO IMPRESSIONS OF CHILDREN'S VOICES, ADULTS. I AM A SINGER AND MY VOICE IS BARITONE TO SOPRANO. I HAVE A VERY STRONG PROJECTION. I HAD FORMAL VOICE CLASSES IN COLLEGE BESIDES MUSIC THEORY AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS.

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
• Spanish - Argentinean
• Spanish - Latin American Neutral
• Spanish - Mexican
• Spanish - Other

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• 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 ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• 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 have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I have Source Connect in my studio
• 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 offer translation services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Arizona, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I SPEAK WITH A BRITISH ACCENT, I SPEAK SOME FRENCH ALSO. I AM ALSO ABLE TO IMITATE NUMEROUS ACCENTS. I CAN IMITATE ALSO SONGS ARTISTS ALMOST TO THEIR VOICE. I HAVE A VARIABLE VOICE TO ADJUST TO JUST ABOUT ANY SITUATION.

My Voice Experience

MY EXPERIENCE IS LIMITED TO LOCAL KARAOKE CONTESTS AND I HAVE BEEN AN MC FOR NUMEROUS LATINO BANDS HERE IN MY LOCAL AREA. I AM NOT AFRAID TO STAND AND SPEAK IN FRONT OF A CROWD. THE BIGGER THE CROWD THE BETTER IT FEELS TO DELIVER.

My Training

I HAVE FORMAL MUSIC AND VOCAL TRAINING AT ARIZONA WESTERN COLLEGE AS WELL AT ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY PLUS I HAVE BEEN WITH THE MICROPHONE FOR OVER THIRTY YEARS.

My Studio Equipment

MY STUDIO IS COMPOSED OF A TWELVE CHANNEL PEAVEY CONSOLE MIXER, TWO KORG WORKSTATIONS, TWO YAMAHA KEYBOARDS, DUAL CD PLAYERS, TWO COMPAQ COMPUTERS, AMPLIFIERS, EQUALIZERS, MICROPHONES, PEAVEY SPEAKERS, LIGHTS, ETC.

Additional Skills

I AM WILLING TO TAKE ON ANY PROJECT AS LONG AS THE PRICE IS RIGHT. PLEASE REFER TO THE RESUME THAT FOLLOWS.

GILBERT GARCIA

Objective
To obtain a job using my previous work experience Effectively apply my verbal and written communication skills using the two fluent languages that I possess (English and Spanish). Apply the people skills that I have acquired throughout my work experience.

Work Experience

Licensed Agent- 05/2007-02/25/2009 NCO Group-Yuma, AZ

Assist in the process of closing and explaining product and services to a versified number of clients. Use of proper telephone etiquette. Other duties as assigned.

Technology Coordinator Youth Development 04/2006 - 09/2007 Boys and Girls Club, Yuma, AZ

Coordinate various technical activities for children ages five to thirteen such as Microsoft Word, Paint, Power Point, etc. Teach students the dangers of the Internet through club programs. Part-time job.

Realtor 04/2004-09/2007 Ideal Realty, Yuma, AZ

Assisted broker with real property sales activities. Networked with other professionals in the industry such as realtors, loan and title officers. Responsible for designing own advertising materials as well as prospecting the local and surrounding communities for listing opportunities.

Appraiser I 07/2000 - 03/2004 Yuma County Assessor, Yuma, Arizona

Located and evaluated property for tax purposes. Measured residential homes and calculated square footage. Drew to scale homes perimeters and other areas. Identified residential components. Input all data into the Arizona Department of Revenue Construction Cost System. Attended training schools for certification. Made daily contact with the general public and building contractors as well as other cities planning and zoning agencies. Attended public requests for property review. Member of the Internal Communications Committee. Promoted to Appraiser I from provisional appraiser after completing seven week training school.
Field Property Inspector 01/1999 - 07/2000 Allied Inspections Inc., Fresno, California

Located risks throughout Yuma County and thoroughly checked for any major or minor damage that would have resulted in a liability to insured clients and insurance company. Measured homes to calculate square footage. Drew to scale homes inspected. Photographed dwellings. Downloaded and uploaded cases three times weekly. Developed photos and mailed to central office.

Traffic Accident Researcher 01/2000 - 07/2000 KLD and Associates, Inc., Yuma, Arizona

Located vehicles and scenes where accidents occur. Investigated accident dynamics such as vehicle crush deformation extent, occupant kinematics and POI. Developed computerized scene reconstruction. Identified damaged vehicle components. Interviewed occupants; gathered pertinent data and input into computer database program for the National Accident Sampling System (NASS) a special studies done on behalf of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Drew to metric scale vehicle accident scene on computer program. Photographed vehicle and scene. Successfully completed training at NHTSA in Oklahoma City (tied for the top class score among thirty students). Worked closely with auto repair centers, local and statewide towing facilities, police and state highway patrol.

Unemployed from 09/1998-01/1999

Vocational Youth Employment Specialist 06/1998-08/1998 Yuma Private Industry Council Yuma, Arizona

Instructed and helped at risk students achieve and retain employment at the private and public sector. Taught interviewing skills, dress for success, filling out the application, follow-ups, etc. Supervised students at various work locations throughout South Yuma County. Computed weekly hours for approximately forty students for weekly payment. Other activities as assigned. Summer program.

Attendance Officer/ Process Server 10/1991 - 06/1998 Yuma School
District No. One, Yuma, Arizona

Conferred with parents and students regarding attendance, truancy and social problems that affect academic achievement. Maintained awareness of regulations regarding child welfare, attendance laws, board policy and administrative policies. Maintained files on all cases. Established relationship with local law enforcement agencies, primarily with the Yuma County Juvenile Court Center ant its Probation Department to effectively implement a consistent truancy process. Assisted in planning, developing and implementation of the Yuma County Juvenile Court Truancy Process as well as the Attorney General Truancy Mediation Program for all Yuma County. Both programs successfully reduced absentee rates at Yuma School District One.

Intake Recruiter/Job Developer 01/1990 - 10/1991 Center for Employment Training, Yuma, Arizona

Promote school using multi-media vehicles such as; newspaper ads, radio, flyers, etc. Recruited door-to-door throughout the Yuma County community. Developed flyers and distributed them at the border to all incoming traffic. Recruited students to school capacity then created waiting list. Promote to Job Developer after approximately three to four months of working as a Recruiter. Trained students in all aspects of job search and interviewing techniques. Contacted employers to set up interviews for students. Drove students to employer sites and introduce them to managers. Conducted labor market surveys. Networked with other employment agencies. Attended periodic training in the San Jose, California area.

Detention Officer 06/1986 - 12/1989 Yuma County Detention Facility, Yuma, Arizona

Directly supervised detainees at all levels of intensity. Interacted with detainees inside detention center while outside their cells. Escorted detainees to court proceedings and recreational activities. Supervised the daily operation of work release programs. Daily report writing and logging of any incidents. Attended training as needed. Worked closely with other law enforcement agencies.

Education
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Arizona Western College, Yuma, Arizona Some College Coursework Completed
Licensed Property and Casualty, Life Insurance
Licensed Real Estate Agent
Certificate - Appraiser-ADOR
Certificate- Researcher-U.S. Dept. of Transportation
Certificate- Interpreter Translator- Arizona Western College
Graduate of the Professional Real Estate Institute
Certified Professional Personal Trainer-National Federation of Professional Trainers
Certificate-Pima Academy of Corrections

Skills

Bilingual-Spanish, English
Computer-Windows 9x, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, A+ Network + Courses
Broadcasting experience at AWC for two years.
Electronics-Digital Circuits, Electronic Math, Solid State Devices.


RECOGNITIONS

2008-Finalist at the Cocopah Casino Karaoke Singing Contest.
2003-Placed Third Place at Mr. Sonora State Bodybuilding Championship.
1999-Finalist for the Festival De La Cancion LatinoAmericana.
1998- Place Overall Winner Composer/Singer/Song Writer-San Francisco, CA-Festival de la Cancion LatinoAmericana.
Guest Speaker for 1997 Graduating Class at Center For Employment Training.

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Master of Ceremonies for various concerts in the Yuma, Arizona area such as Little Joe y La Familia, Los Tigres Del Norte, Fugitivos, Bronco, Tierra Tejana, Los Muecas, etc.
Promoted concert for Jose Jose, El Principe De La Cancion Romantica, at the Yuma Civic and Convention Center in 1984.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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