Friendly, soothing, mature comforting, resonant
I have a friendly, warm and conversational delivery with a deep resonance that lends itself to various venues. It's typically classified as bass-profondo. I possess a story-telling quality that provides a depth along with various emotional dynamics to support different levels of dramatic tension as well as the warmth and clarity that a narration would require. With these voice qualities I can bring variances in approaches to commercials that would include humor on the one end to announcer on the other, yet maintaining a reachable, conversational quality. And I'm also able to deliver the required level of a smooth, professional speech for corporate presentations, and technical and medical narrations.
My voice is one you'll believe and trust
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• 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
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
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
My Home Base
, Oregon, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Unknown - Click here to ask Ralph Gardner
My Voice Experience
I'm just beginning to market myself in this field. I have worked in acting programs for years and have been professionally trained by those in the voice acting profession as voice actors and engineers. At this time, I've focused on commercial, narration and corporate training. Demos for commercial, e-Learning and medical narration will be available at the end of April 2013
BS in Finance and Marketing, minor in Computer Science and Acting, 1985, Univ of Oregon
National Broadcasting School, radio broadcasting program, graduated June 1990
PBS Broadcasting at Oregon Public Broadcasting, worked as morning programmer/host for 1 year ending Jan 1991
Voice Over Training:
Mercedes Rose and Leslie Kronish, voice over actors
2006-2009, personal coaching and classes
Lesley and Sharon Bierut, both formerly of NY Casting firms
2010, personal coaching and studio classes
Nancy McDonald, acting teacher, 2010-present
Marc Rose, voice actor and engineer
2011-Present, personal classes and demo creation
My Studio Equipment
Mic MXL 990, condenser
Shure X2u, AC adapter, USB
HP i5, desktop
Current location is very soundproof
Full access to studio (3 miles) with sound booth. Will list equipment later...
I'm currently in the process of writing two books in the area of 'self-improvement/spiritual philosophy'. I've written various articles over time to small regional publications. I teach classes in personal development that include meditation and relationship skills.
My previous experience includes 15 years as a mortgage loan officer and 10 years in the insurance field. I've also taught many classes in the area of sales and presentational work.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
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