mature, sincere, warm, intimate, persuasive
Male; mature; warm; bass-baritone (trained); flexible: I like doing a wide range of humerous dialects, and I also do professional readings of dramatic poetry, "word jazz", Shakespeare, and audio books.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - USA and Canada
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• 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
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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
My Home Base
, Colorado, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
British, Irish, cockney.
My Voice Experience
Voiceovers: HP marketing; Larimer County training; City of Ft. Collins.
Acting: 30 years experience in community theatre, opera, and dinner theatre.
Music: trained lyric baritone (CSU and private).
General Narration: Three symphony orchestras; spots and broadcast experience (nine years: KCSU opera programming; KANU); narrations for video/slide programs: UCLA.
2008: Acting/Narration: Midsummer Night’s Dream: North Penn Symphony (Allentown,PA).
2007-08: Principal roles in Happy Birthday Wanda June, Front Page, and Sisters Rosensweig: Bas Bleu Readers’ Theatre.
2007: Acting/Narration: Word Jazz (with Mark Sloniker trio): Front Range Chamber Players.
2007: Acting/Narration: Love and Shapes High Fantastical: Front Range Chamber Players.
2006: Acting/Narration: Peer Gynt: Helena Symphony, Helena, Montana. Repeated in ‘07
2006: Acting/Narration: Midsummer Night’s Dream: Helena Symphony.
2004: Narration: Poetry of Langston Hughes: Piano and voice collaboration with Mark Sloniker (CD available);
2004: Narration: Poetry of Yeats: Front Range Chamber Players.
2003: Acting/Narration: Midsummer Night’s Dream, dramatized reading, New Artists’ Philharmonic (CD available).
2002: Acting/Narration: A Soldier’s Story (Stravinsky), “Devil”, short opera, Front Range Chamber Players.
2001: Acting/Narration: A Child’s Christmas in Wales, Larimer Chorale.
1999: The Telephone (short opera); principal baritone.
1998: Father of the Bride, "Banks" (principal), Carousel Dinner Theatre.
1992-98: Numerous symphony narrations.
Also: Principal roles in Amadeus, My Fair Lady; Threepenny Opera, Fantasticks; Funny Thing Happened/Forum.
MA (Linguistics): UCLA.
Additional summer workshop in instructional media, UCLA.
Twenty years voice instruction (CSU and private).
My Studio Equipment
Professional studio: I use Anthony Walker Studio services. My own equipment is Behringer BG-2 mike with Tascam interface to HP 6242 system.
Writing skills. Have published.
Have studied eight languages: specialized in German, Russian, kiSwahili and other languages of eastern Africa.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers
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