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Melanie Borders

Melanie Borders

Indianapolis, Indiana, US

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Melanie Borders

Melanie Borders

  Indianapolis, Indiana, US

Highlights

As a singer, I have trained for over 15 years with various vocal coaches and classical and jazz performance professors. Because of this training, I am especially sensitive to tonalities, diction, and consonants. Through my poetry studies, I have gained a substantial l knowledge of phrasing, breath placement, and emphasis. Poetry recitation has taught me how to read or recite words in a straight forward manner, underplaying personality and emotion in order to let the words "speak themselves". Theatre, on the other hand, has taught me how to apply emotion and emphasis to texts. I am TEFL certified (Teaching English as a Foreign Language), and have experience speaking in a simplified, slow pace.

I am a highly literate 26 year-old, caucasian, female. I speak like someone who delights in words. I have a clear, elegant voice.

Languages

English (North American), Spanish

Ages

Young Adult

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television

Experience

I work as a presenter for the International Business College giving hour-long workshops at local high schools. I have recited poetry and acted in a film directed by New York avant-garde director, Ed Bowes. I have performed on stage with poets, Eleni Sikelianos and Anne Waldman. I have acted in various plays and musicals. I have recorded vocals for the Flobots' 2016 album. I studied English Literature at the University of Denver. I was on the broadcast team in high school.

Credentials

Education

University of Denver: English Literature Studies with a focus on Creative Writing; Magna Cum Laude, GPA 3.8
TEFL Certified

Studio

  • Microphone

    Neumann KMS 105

  • Computer & Software

    MacBook Air, Logic Pro X

  • Special Equipment

    Komplete Audio 6 interface, Presonus Speakers, pop-filter

  • Delivery Methods

    Gmail, Google Drive

  • Turnaround Time

    1 week or less depending on the project

Service Description

I have the cool, confident voice of a twenty-something female. I do not sound condescending, high-pitched, or whiny, but rather, controlled, literate, and elegant. I delight in words and enjoy making texts accessible and enjoyable to listeners.

Voice Over Clients

Director Ed Bowes: I acted and recited poetry in one of his avant-garde films.
World-touring Pop band, the Flobots: I recorded vocals for their project, "No Enemies".
Eleni Sikelianos: I performed alongside the poet, poems from her latest published book: "Make Yourself Happy".

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