Comedic, Character & Accents/Dialects Specialist
Vocally, I am a Dramatic Baritone, with Belt, range from D2 to G4. I have a warm and deep vocal timbre, good for narrations, story telling, presentations, etc. I am also a character and dialects expert. Perfect for animations or commercials, and my comic timing is superb.
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 - British
• English - USA and Canada
• English - Other
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• 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
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
My Home Base
, California, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
It would be easier to tell the accents I CANNOT do.
As a singer, I do a pretty good Bing Crosby, and Nat King Cole-- you get the idea. For North American English dialects I am proficient in New England, NY (Bronx or Brooklyn), Upper Midwest, Dakotas/So. Canada, Hillbilly, Red Neck, Texan, Plantation South. Dialects from the UK include RP Standard and Cockney, Ireland, Scotland, Wales + variations of each. Other European accents include Italian, German, French, Russian, Slavic & Nordic, Fluent Korean, Cartoon Characterizations—i.e. Mel Blanc, Disney, Hanna Barbera, Frank Oz, celebrity impersonations, Rodney Dangerfiled and Sean Connery.
My Voice Experience
I was first cast to do voice over narration for a student short films in Jan of 2011. I have also done several shorts, narrated features, and cartoon voice overs that can be found on my YouTube site, www.youtube.com/pwhets
B.A. Vocal Music Performance – Missouri Southern State University (MSSU)
Private Voice Lessons –Dr. Susan K. Smith, MA Lloyd Holt
B.A. Trombone Performance, Jazz Improv. –MSSU, instructor: Dr Philip C. Wise, Dir. Jazz Studies, MSSU
Veteran US Army and Civilian Police Officer/K9 Handler/Trainer, Firearms/Weapons/Tactics
Dave Clemmons Lectures/Seminars on Performance and Audition Procedure
Sandra Merrill- Private, on-camera coaching in preparation for TV commercials
My Studio Equipment
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I am a part time pastor, retired cop, and former Military Intelligence Analyst. I have had many different experiences through life that have made me very malleable, and useful in many areas. Skills listed as follows:
Police/ Military-- Civilian Police Officer/K9 Handler/Trainer, Firearms/Weapons/Tactics (Handguns, Rifles, Archery), Tech Multi-task, (5 yrs 911/Fire/Police/EMS dispatch APCO certified) Veteran US Army, Military Cadence & Rifle Drill, Marching Band/Color Guard/Flags-Rifle Languages—Speak English and Korean Fluently Dialects/Accents-- North American English dialects (including, NE, NY, Upper Midwest, Dakotas/So. Canada, Hillbilly, Red Neck, TX, Plantation South), British (RP and Cockney, Ireland, Scotland, Wales + variations of each), Italian, German, French, Russian, Slavic & Nordic Music—Trombone, Trumpet, Piano, Melodic Whistling, (Vocal Styles) Opera, Dramatic Baritone, Jazz, Standards, Broadway Belt
Other-- MC/Host, Public speaking (pastor),Understudy Swing, Vet. 1st Gulf War, , Gamer, Emergency Vehicle Operations, Drives Standard Transmission, Flight Rig Stunt Trained, Cab Driver, Delivery Truck, Water Skiing, Comics/Action Figure geek, Cook, Dog Lover, Horseback, tour guide, yodels, does Weissmuller Tarzan Yell.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
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