Richard Dalke

Warm sincere trusting storyteller honest folksy

Voice Description

Smooth & articulate for narrations. Soothing & relaxed for meditation/guided imagery projects. Warm and energetic for commercials. My voice has been describe as distinctive, natural, relaxed, friendly, candid, unpretentious, sincere, honest and intelligent.

My voice is similar to Tom Bodette or Morgan Freeman.

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

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• Movie and game trailers
• Adult content
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

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

My Home Base

, Washington, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Old scraggly farmer, energetic auctioneer, warm compassionate counselor, engaging storyteller, a Vincent Price type of scary laugh.

My Voice Experience

I have narrated 8 audiobooks on (I am the author of one of them), wrote and narrated a meditation CD, written and narrated 4 hypnosis/relaxation tapes, recorded an IVR for Group Health Cooperative (Behavioral Health Department), and narrated a Public Service announcement for Parker's Place camp for families who have had a child die from a childhood disease or accident. I am able to add music and special sound effects to my projects. I have also created PowerPoint presentations with audio (voice) as well as music connected to them.

My Training

I have completed my Voice Over training with Such-A-Voice - my teacher/coach was Talia Gonzalez. I have also been in the counseling field for over 25 years, where I learned about counseling clients over the phone and using my voice for relaxation/meditation narrations.

My Studio Equipment

Scarlet 2i2 preamp
CAD Equitek E100S microphone
Audacity and Sony Soundforge Studio software
Sony MDR 7506HD Headphones
Studio Monitor M Audio AV30 speakers
Dell Inspiron laptop computer

Additional Skills

I have done lots of jobs over the years, including dance instructor, auctioneer, truck driver, counselor, minister, wrangler on a dude ranch and other, which have helped me relate to lots of different kinds of people. I am able to create Powerpoint presentations with audio attached.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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Additional Information

• Currently Richard Dalke is a Standard subscriber.

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Commercial demo

Narration demo

Audiobook sample

Healing Meditation

Short story narration