Audiobook Narration with Ilyana Kadushin


    Want to narrate audiobooks? Award-winning narrator, Ilyana Kadushin shares insights and tips on audiobook narration, specifically for the genre of Children’s Fantasy. Hear male and female narrators read excerpts from George MacDonald’s classic, The Princess and the Goblin. Along the way, you’ll learn about the importance of connecting to a genre as a narrator, what the role of a narrator can be and how to most effectively use your voice to connect with the text and your audience.

    About Ilyana Kadushin

    Ilyana has taught at New York University, The New School, Heidi Marshall Studio and privately. Ilyana’s career as a voice performer includes: numerous national commercials, being the promo voice of Nick Jr. Television and performances in video games, animation and awards for her narrations of audio books. You can enjoy more of Ilyana’s musings on her podcast NO, I KNOW with artist interviews and concerts with her husband and composer James Harrell, available on iTunes and Spotify.

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    Hosts: Stephanie Ciccarelli, Julianna Lantz, with special guest, Ilyana Kadushin.

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    Mission Audition is presented by Produced and Engineered by Shelley Bulmer; Scripting by Niki Clark; Chantelle Henriques and Keaton Robbins.

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    Stephanie Ciccarelli is the Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer of Classically trained in voice, piano, violin and musical theatre, as well as a respected mentor and industry speaker, Stephanie graduated with a Bachelor of Musical Arts from the Don Wright Faculty of Music at the University of Western Ontario. Possessing a great love for imparting knowledge and empowering others, her podcast Sound Stories serves an audience that wants to achieve excellence in storytelling. Stephanie is found on the PROFIT Magazine W100 list three times (2013, 2015 and 2016), a ranking of Canada's top female entrepreneurs, and is the author of Voice Acting for Dummies®.


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