Archive for the ‘Voice Coaches’ Category

November 2009 – Oral Specialist odds n ends

In no particular order: -I sat in on Deb Munro’s weekend voice workshop Nov 7th and 8th.   She had 13 students – a nice mix of voices, young & older…a few of whom I’ve had some sort of contact with over the years.  Deb brings a lot of energy and enthusiasm to her work.  My […]

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Voice-Over Coaching Events

Two things: 1)Cartoon voice expert Sunday Muse launches her new book “You Can Do Cartoon Voices Too” this Friday at Roots in Yorkville.  She promises a good industry mingle, a short reading from the book and cupcakes.  It’s not every industry event where there are cupcakes so I’ll have to stop by. 2)Voice coach Deb […]

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Hangin’ With The Voice Coaches – Part 2

Wednesday night, the lovely and talented Sunday Muse (www.sundaymuse.com) invited me to sit in on her Adult Cartoon Workshop.    This is an introductory one night course where Sunday gives the students animation scripts and they do what they want with the character.  Characters were never my forte – though I can do quite a credible Alfred Hitchcock […]

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Do The Hustle

I started hustling for voice work back in 1990, the summer before my last year at university.  Back then, we were still a few years away from the internet hitting the mainstream so one had almost no option but to use the yellow pages and published directories of ad agencies & production companies to find […]

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Hangin’ With The Voice Coaches – Part 1

One week, a few weeks ago, I spent time with three different Canadian voice coaches: Mike Kirby of Voiceworx, Sunday Muse who specializes in coaching for animation (especially kids) and Deb Munro who enthusiastically trains future oral specialists in Vancouver.  I’m hoping to sit in on one of Sunday’s upcoming workshops so I’ll write more about […]

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Are You Experienced? Have you ever been experienced?

I know, I know…Somehow you’ve found this blog because you’ve always thought you could/should do voice-over work.  Or…people at work have always said you have a great voice and finally you’re ready to do something about it.  OR…maybe just today in line at Mr. Submarine, someone said you had a sexy voice and you want […]

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