Norm Silver

Friendly announcer, guy next door, comedic

Voice Description

I have a warm voice with a nice low range, as well as a consistant mid range quality that lends itself to the friendly announcer or real person/guy next door type.
With my acting background I can cover the gamat of dramatic to comedic reads.

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
• Adult content
• 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 deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, Colorado, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Accents and speech characteristics are: clean general american, east coast(New York and Philadelpia accents), campy French, auctioneer, Irish. Impersonations and characterizations; Brando, Aaanald, sleezy used car guy, auctioneer, Sean Connery, Walter Brennan, and more.

My Voice Experience

I started my VO career doing local radio spots in Des Moines Iowa in the early 80's. I worked in LA but moved to Denver Colorado in 1985. My voice-over career took off in the mid to late 80's doing national and regional spots for McDonalds, Western Ford Dealers and local and regional commercials for the Colorado Lottery, Fox Network, The Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News, Village Inn, and jingles with my award winning vocal group, "The 17th Avenue Allstars." for McDonalds and local businesses.

My Training

I did my undergraduate training at the Pennsylvania State University and graduated with a BS in Education with English and Theater certifications. I worked on my Masters degree at Brandeis University in their professional Actor training program. During my time in Los Angeles, I studied commercials with Hap Lawrence, voice over with Mason Adams, film technique with Laura Rose, and stage training at Amercian Theatre Arts. I make my living as a performer and acting coach as well as auctioneer for benefits and charities. My group "The 17th Avenue Allstars" are 1993 National A Cappella Champions.

My Studio Equipment

Microphone - Rode NT2-A
Mbox2 interface with ProTools 8
Dell XPS Windows XP machine.
Mackie 16 channel mixer with graphic EQ's

Additional Skills

I have been a working professional actor for over 20 years with solid Film and Television credits. I am a vocalist with a good bass range and perform regularly in Colorado and the US. I am a trained auctioneer and do benefit and charity fundraisers. I've recorded 6 CD's and have assisted in the productions giving me a familiarity with current recording techniques. I have written copy for commercials, songs and training situations.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Contact Information

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• Norm Silver was last active on Voice123 185 days ago

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Narration and Industrial