Seeking voice talent for a museum project

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Seeking voice talent for a museum project 
Documentary company seeks voice talent for a museum project that includes a significant amount of first person testimony from the Civil War era (gleaned from letters, diaries, news articles, etc.).

If you’ve watched or heard Ken Burns’ Civil War documentary, with its many first-person excerpts read aloud, you have a sense of the style of delivery: honest, conversational, not overly dramatic or showy but warm and full of emotion, paying attention to the language and where emphasis should fall in each sentence, letting the words breath, and making it sound as if the person speaking is across the room or even inside one’s head. Our uppermost goal is to make these voices from the past sound like real people talking to us today.

Lt. Col. George McFarland
Pennsylvania native George McFarland was a Union Army officer in his late 20s when he arrived in Gettysburg for the fateful battle. He lost his leg in the conflict, but survived.

You must be able to record and deliver professional quality reads. A sample excerpt to record is below. The excerpts are short (most are in the range of 150-300 words), and depending on the number of lines, we are offering $75-150 per role.

If interested, please submit a sample by Friday Sept. 21.

2012-09-17 14:31:45 GMT
2012-09-21 09:00:00 (GMT -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) 
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Project Parameters

The Voice Actor should be located in:
Flexible Price - USD 75 to USD 0
150-300 words
English - USA and Canada
Young Adult Male OR Middle Age Male
• Audio files must be delivered via email AND
• Audio files must be delivered via FTP/Dropbox/Google Drive/cloud
There are no special pre-, post-, or production requirements for this project.
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The voice seeker is willing to hire either union or non-union talents for this project

Script Details

***custom demo required*** 
“I know not how men could have fought more desperately, exhibited more coolness, or contested the field with more determined courage than did those of the 151st Pennsylvania Volunteers, on that memorable day. But the fire of the enemy … was severe and destructive, and my gallant officers and men fell thick and fast.”
Lieutenant Colonel George McFarland. 
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