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Sylva Kay

New York, New York, US

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Hello there! I am an English-speaking female voice talent with a neutral British accent and a friendly professional sound offering a range of deliveries rendered with a warm conversational style.

I have an exceptionally well-developed voice and can render a wide range of accents with various ages and tones leaving your audience is in no doubt of the message you are conveying.

I'm always happy to provide a custom read of your script, so please don't hesitate to contact me if you would like to hear an audition.

I would love to work with you to take your audio project to the next level!

My voice has a wide range in the following genres:

• B2B Explainer Videos – authoritative, professional and conversational. I am familiar with business terminology and can communicate your ideas with fluency

• Phone Greetings – If you want your customers to hear a friendly, confident voice when they call your business – then I would be an excellent choice for you. ¡Hablo Español! and Je parle francais! (Not a native speaker, but good enough to pull off a phone greeting in both languages.)

• Young Mom – A witty young adult or concerned middle-aged Mom that sounds caring and genuine.

• Explainer Videos and E-learning – conversational, educational and informative. My enthusiasm will come across in my knowledgeable voice. I used to work full time as a teacher and have never lost my love of imparting knowledge in a way that resonates with my audience!

• Internet ads – Whether you want sophisticated and urban or upbeat and amusing I provide it all!

• Podcasts, Radio and TV commercials – If you are looking for character voices that are natural, calming yet attractive genuine and believable, animated, calming or motivational – my vocal range will surprise you…

Languages

English (British), English, English (North American), Armenian, Spanish

Accent

Armenian, British, Caribbean, Eastern European, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), North American, Russian, Spanish, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes)

Voice Ages

Child (5-12), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Young Adult (18-35)

Special Skills

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television

Experience

I have been working with my voice on and off since the late 1980s while pursuing a corporate career. Am now looking to expand my voice over work.

My experience includes:

• Explainer videos (New York)
• Telephone IVR recording for a large charity (New York)
• Radio cookery demonstration - to a worldwide shortwave audience (Reading, U.K.)
• Radio business commercial (London, U.K.)
• Public speaking - group discussion facilitation, teaching young adults
• Sound editing (Audacity)
• Music composing (Sibelius)
• Photo editing (Adobe PhotoShop Elements)
• Video editing (Adobe Premiere Elements)
I also teach, sing, compose and arrange music.

Credentials

Education

- University Diploma in Music
- College Diploma in Interior Design

Studio

Microphone

Senal UB-440 professional large diaphragm condenser microphone (cardiod)

Computer & Software

Dell Latitude E6330, Microsoft Office (for scripts), Audacity (for direct USB recordings via the built-in pre-amp in my mic.) POST-PRODUCTION: Sony Vaio i7 running Windows 7 64 bit, Audacity (will give you MP3, WAV or other formats as re

Special Equipment

Auray Pop Filter Model PFN-6, Nearfield Absorber for Isolation

Delivery Methods

MP3 or WAV

Turnaround Time

24 hours for projects under 5 minutes.

Service Description

I work from my home studio giving you a fast turnaround and at no extra cost will give you as many revisions as you need to finish the project.
For an additional fee, I also offer you the following:
- Original background music or jingles for your audio project.
- Sing your background music or jingle. I have a flexible singing voice and can sing in many different styles both classic and modern.

Testimonials

"...Over the years Sylva recorded a variety of different [telephone] announcements for the Society. She is a professional speaker whose accent is crisp and clear and whose words flow smoothly and are easy to understand. We felt her voice was a good fit for the image we were trying to portray to our customers and constituents. I am confident that Sylva would be successful in any type of similar voice recording work, and would recommend her without hesitation.

I am happy to answer any further questions you may have. Feel free to contact me at any time."

Gary T. Schutz
American Bible Society
Director, Facilities & Mail/Copy Services
212-408 1384
gschutz@americanbible.org

American Bible Society

Voice Over Clients

Gabriel Walter (U.S.)
American Bible Society (U.S.)
Adventist World Radio (U.K.)
GK Financial Services (U.K.)

Payment Terms

Payment to Sylva Kay is made through Voices.com SurePay®, our escrow service that guarantees your project is completed to your satisfaction. Pay securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com and when your work is done, simply download the final files, and release funds to Sylva Kay.

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