Patrick Quance

Character Specialist (100+ voices), Expressive

Voice Description

Flexibility and variety, from warm and deep for narrations to quick and lively for high energy material.

100+ character voices, impressions, accents, etc. - Anything from professional presentations to wild & crazy comical and character voices.

Previously hired for numerous projects via Voice123, including character roles in training scenarios and video games, book introductions, web site historical narration, and audiobook narration.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Baby
• Child
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Female
• Senior 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
• 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


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
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Minnesota, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Multiple T.V. and radio personalities such as:

Hogan's Heroes characters (including Col. Klink, Gen. Burkhalter, and Sgt. Schultz);

Peter Falk (as Columbo);

Sylvester Stallone (as Rocky);

Charles Kuralt (of CBS News);

Several gangster types, from Edward G. Robinson to James Cagney to Sheldon Leonard;

Western movie voices, like Walter Brennan, James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Gary Cooper...and yes, John Wayne, of course;

Many popular cartoon characters (from Yogi to Goofy);

Horror film voices, such Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi classic version, as well as a more popular exaggerated version);

...and many others, too numerous to list!

Accents and local dialects such as:
French, Spanish, German, Russian, British (highbrow and cockney), Southern U.S. (Appalachia, Texas), New England, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Northern Minnesota / Norwegian / Swedish / "Yooper" / Canadian colloquial...

My Voice Experience

Over 9 years of local and national radio advertisement voice over experience, including:

Radio commercials for clients including Norwest Banks, Northwest Airlines and others.

Local and National awards received, many with National Silver Microphone Award-winning producer Marty Yde ("Wide"), Stonehedge Studio and Productions, Brainerd, MN.

Various live and recorded narrations such as:
Spoken portion on title track of the CD album "You're Not Home Yet", by the Dennis Davenport Trio, Forest Lake (Minneapolis area), MN, 1991,

Toured 24 states as a member of that group in 1990-91, including doing voice-over comedy routines as a part of our concerts.

Story narration for "The Singing Christmas Tree" in Minot, North Dakota.

My Training

B.A., Vocal Music Education, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN 1977

Graduate work in Vocal Music Education, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN, 1978-79

Two-year degree in Electronics technology, MN State Community and Technical College (then called "Wadena Area Vocational-Technical Institute), Wadena, MN , 1982

Various classes and workshops in music composition, 1980-89.

Played "Tevye" in three productions of "Fiddler on The Roof", Henry Higgins in "My Fair Lady" (had director, in his words, "over a barrel", trying to decide whether to cast me as "Professor" Higgins (the educated type) or Alfred P. Doolittle", a cockney chimney sweep, who was another major character.

My Studio Equipment

I have served as Production Director for a commercial radio station, writing, voicing, and editing audio material every day, using Smartcaster Audio on the Spot and Audio transfer programs, plus Adobe Auditon.

Have studio access (Level 10 Productions) equipped with the following studio equipment:


Computer Stations:
Mac Pro - 2.8 Ghz 8 cores, 4 GB ram, 8800 GT, 30"+19" displays, 1 super-drive CD/DVD burn, 320 GB system drive, Kodak printer
HP Pavilion - 2.5 Ghz, 1GB ram (maxed)
HP Laptop - 2.5Ghz, 1GB ram
External Drives:
Western Digital, 1 TB, RAID 0 Sample Libraries
Western Digital, 500 GB Project drives

Studio (rack #1)
Presonus Firestudio Tube
Universal Audio LA-610
DigiTech DSP16 (for monitor effects only)

PreSonus Monitor Station
Mackie HMX-56 headphone matrix
(2) Adam P33 monitors
(2) M-Audio BX8 monitors
Velodyne 12" powered sub w/ servo control
Techniques 100wx5 digital, (2) Sony SS-MB100H 100w (for home-stereo mix playback)
(1) AKG K271 Studio + various

Evolution MK-461C
M-Audio ProKeys88 SX (I hate the action)
On-Stage dual tier stand
On-Stage keyboard bench
Hondo electric gtr
Peavey 6" guitar amp
Fender 6" guitar amp
Peavey Bass 120 watt amp w/ Scorpion spkr
Reamp box

Remote Recording
Korg D-888 8-track HD
(Rack Case #2)
Alesis HD-24
Isochrone OCX
(3) Presonus Digimax pre's
Furman power conditioning

(1) Cascade Fat Head w/ Lindquist Xformer upgrade
(2) Project Studios model C-1
(1) Project Studios model TB-1 (tube)
(2) Avant CK-1 FET Pencil mics
(1) MXL 990
various handheld dynamic mics

(3) On-Stage standard size boom-stands
(2) 12" mic stands
Snake, 24 ch 1/4"-1/4" fan
Snake, 24 ch DB-25


Applications (that may apply)
OSX 10.5.5
Logic Pro 8.0.2
Cubase Studio 4
Final Cut Pro 4
Full Adobe CS3 Full Suite
SmartScore X Pro
Toast 7 Titanium
iLife Suite
DVD Studio Pro
Disc Welder Bronze
Drive Genius 2
Garage Band
Soundtrack Pro

Ampeg SVX**
Amplitube 2**
Antares Auto Tune 5
NI B4 II**
BBE Sonic Maximizer**
Fable Sounds - Broadway Big Band
Camel Phat 3
East West
QL Symphonic Gold
Garritan Jazz and Big Band
Guitar Rig 2
Native Instruments:
Bosendorfer Piano**
Kontakt 3 w/ Libs
Akoustik Piano
Battery 3
Guitar Rig 2 MFX
Liquid Instruments** Sax, Bass, Elect Gtr
Music Lab - Real Guitar 2
Reason Adapted 4**
ReFX QuadraSID
Rob Papen - Albino 3
Sonalksis FX Suite
Spectrasonics - Stylus RMX
Synthogy Ivory Pianos
Toontrack Solo
Traktor DJ Studio 3**
Wave Arts Power Suite
Waves JJP Collection
Zero-G Altered States**
Garage Band Standard
Garage Band Jam Pack 1, Remix Tools, Rhythm Section, Symphony Orch
Logic Instruments, such as EVB3, EXS-24, UltraBeat....

*(all computers and HD-24 on Ethernet hub w/ BB cable Internet access)

Additional Skills

10 years experience in radio broadcast including writing and producing hundreds of ads and PSAs. Also served as sports coverage production engineer and Smartcaster / MacRadio System operator.

Wrote, produced, recorded and distributed original music CD, including both instrumental and vocal.

Former public school band and choir director.

Visited 24 states as touring musician, meeting people from all walks of life.

Father of two respected adult sons.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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