Standard, cultured American English. Warm, refined, clear, intelligent, friendly, engaging. Elegant yet relaxed diction. Versatile, directable, serious and funny.
Specialties: Narration (law, science, medicine, engineering, computing; history, biography; documentary, education & training; museums, children, internet, telephony). Commercial (political, PSA, specialty and professional products and services). Exceptional ability with a variety of technical vocabularies. Able to humanize demanding material and make it accessible.
English (North American), English, French, German, Hebrew
Austrian, French, German, Hebrew, North American, Russian, US New England (Boston, Providence), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)
Middle Aged, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone
VOICE AND ACTING TRAINING: Edge Studio, New York City (2011-13). Coaches: Michael Ingram, Carol Monda, Naomi Jacobson, David Goldberg. Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C.: Master Acting Classes (2007-09). Principal coach: Andrew Long.
BROADCAST EXPERIENCE: Producer and on-air host, National Public Radio affiliate stations (1979-84).
Law reader, Recording for the Blind, 1984-87.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL: Practicing litigation attorney (1987 to present): civil and constitutional rights, political law, medical, insurance, aviation, contract, products liability. Federal and state courts nationwide. Law professor: George Washington University (1999 to present); American University (1998-99); College of William & Mary (1996-99). Washington semester program director: Washington Consortium for Law Externships and Exchange (2011 to present); UCDC Law Program, University of California (2009-11).
OTHER EXPERIENCE AND INTERESTS: Language command with excellent sound in French, German,
Hebrew and Spanish. Accomplished classical violinist, near-perfect pitch, singing experience.
Baseball coach, cross-country bicyclist, Vespa hobbyist, sculler, photographer, calligrapher.
WEBSITE: Peter-Gale Voice Studio, www.peter-gale.com.
J.D. Virginia (1987); B.A. Harvard (1979); High School of Music & Art, New York City, music
diploma with distinction (1975).
Computer & Software
I'm a Mac and Logic user.
24 hours--or quicker, on request
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