Sonya Young

All American Gal-Character Chameleon

Voice Description

*They call me sugar lips (not pucker based)
*My voice can calm anxiety, de-escalate a tense
situation, disseminate details and inspire trust.
*Prime for education and clear communication needs.
*Strong scientific and world religion vocabulary.
*Liquid warmth, functional, instructional, demonstrative character, crazy and fun, parental, childish.
*Character oriented chameleon.
*Singing ability
*Perfect for Books on Tape
*Opera & Stage Trained

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

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

, Michigan, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Down Home Southern Gal, Professor/Schoolmarm, Small Child (Little Zuzu), Salty Street Woman, Sassy Teen, Celt, Witch, Midwest Farmers Daughter, Beach Bunny, Bouncy Blonde, Clueless, Brainiac, Outdoor Adenturess, Tom Girl, Hillbilly, Suburbian Housewife, Movie Star, Talk Show Host, Old Time Radio, Depressed and Sad Peri-menopausal Female, Yoda, Woman in Love, Brat, Vindictive Queen...

My Voice Experience

Educational Museum Exhibit Clips
Historic Society Exhibit Clips (clip posted)
Professional Phone Messages (clip posted)
Borgess Medical Center Phone Tree
Funny Baseball Sports Announcer (clip posted)
Talk Radio
Little Zuzu sings (clip posted)
Master of Ceremony-Lorenzo's Hope
TV Commercial-Goodwill Industries

My Training

Voice (Opera and Stage) - Clarence Broekema - 4 years
Jacque LaRue - Movement and Dance - 5 years
Guitar and Bass - John Riemer - 11 years
Northland Players Board Member - 2 years
Northland Players Cast Member - 4 years
Kalamazoo Civic Players - 8 years
Health Columnist - 12 years
Free Lance Journalist - 14 years
Completing Communications Degree - NCMC
Talk Radio Host - Nite Muse - 8 years
Local News Announcer AM Intern - WCBY
College Instructor - 14 years
High School Instructor Journalism/Yearbook - 2 years
Masters in Health Science
Associates in Psychology/Nursing

My Studio Equipment

AKG Perception 20, SM-57, SM-58 microphones, Lexicon Sound Processor, ART Pro-Channel, Tascam CDRW-2000 Recorder, UREC-5 MP3 Recorder, Alesis Monitors, HP Pavillion 17" Laptop, M-Audiophil Soundcard, Cool Edit Pro, a commercial recording studio, a professional sound quality engineer available.

Additional Skills

*Mature Intelligent Integrity
*Not a hysterical, drama oriented personality inspite of my drama oriented profession (lol)
*A Reasonable Woman

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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