Voice Over Telephony Training

Your call is important to us, please hold..." While other people may find these annoying, voice over artists LOVE them, because Telephony voice over narration is a huge source of work! From voice mail recordings, to menu-prompt systems, to interactive voice response systems, to "While you're on-hold, we'd like to tell you about..." recorded messages, learn essential techniques and skills from some of the most recognized telephony voice over artists in the business. Click here to learn the 7 types of telephony.

Meet our telephony specialists!

Danielle Quisenberry

Commercial, Corporate Industrial, Documentary, eLearning, Kids, Narration, Telephony

Danielle Quisenberry Producer/Director/Talent/Coach has contributed her voice to radio and television commercials, web and software narrations, corporate campaigns, industrial and documentary films, English as a second language tutorials, and telephone systems. Her client list includes Aetna Insurance, America Online, Fiat, McAfee, McDonalds, Mrs. Meyers Clean Day, Panasonic, People PC, Timex, and Verizon. As a live announcer, she has voiced for The BAMKids Film Festival, Oldsmobile, Tyco Toys, and The Manhattan Amateur Classic (a top NYC dancesport competition). Here at Edge Studio, she is a voice director and private coach skilled at introducing acting techniques to new voice performers. She also works with professional actors who want to transfer their existing skills to the microphone, and broadcast professionals who seek her out to help them improve their voices, deliver compelling journalistic reads, and transfer their current skills to the medium. She specializes in working with authors and filmmakers who want to voice their own stories, helping them connect to the copy, and sound more professional quickly. She is a terrific body language coach, too! A lifelong dancer, she is a seasoned faculty member at The Alvin Ailey School where she has been training the bodies of the Actors Studio Drama School MFA candidates for 15 seasons. Her academic interests include acting methodologies, movement, the physical process of vocal production, and how advances in neuroscience affect teaching and adult learning in the arts. Former faculty positions include The American Ballroom Theatre, The TADA! Youth Theatre, The Public Theatre, Classic Stage Company, Steps on Broadway, and the New York Film Academy. In addition, she has been a regular guest artist at LaGuardia High School for Music, Arts and the Performing Arts, often known as the Fame school. She holds a degree in Acting Performance from The University of Michigan and a certificate in Radio and Television Production and Performance from Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts....

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Danielle Quisenberry

VO Coach

Location: NY - New York City

Coaching Formats: In Studio, Online Checkups, Skype, Telephone

Specialties: Commercial, Corporate Industrial, Documentary, eLearning, Kids, Narration, Telephony

To schedule with Danielle call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

Danielle Quisenberry Producer/Director/Talent/Coach has contributed her voice to radio and television commercials, web and software narrations, corporate campaigns, industrial and documentary films, English as a second language tutorials, and telephone systems. Her client list includes Aetna Insurance, America Online, Fiat, McAfee, McDonalds, Mrs. Meyers Clean Day, Panasonic, People PC, Timex, and Verizon. As a live announcer, she has voiced for The BAMKids Film Festival, Oldsmobile, Tyco Toys, and The Manhattan Amateur Classic (a top NYC dancesport competition).

Here at Edge Studio, she is a voice director and private coach skilled at introducing acting techniques to new voice performers. She also works with professional actors who want to transfer their existing skills to the microphone, and broadcast professionals who seek her out to help them improve their voices, deliver compelling journalistic reads, and transfer their current skills to the medium. She specializes in working with authors and filmmakers who want to voice their own stories, helping them connect to the copy, and sound more professional quickly.

She is a terrific body language coach, too! A lifelong dancer, she is a seasoned faculty member at The Alvin Ailey School where she has been training the bodies of the Actors Studio Drama School MFA candidates for 15 seasons. Her academic interests include acting methodologies, movement, the physical process of vocal production, and how advances in neuroscience affect teaching and adult learning in the arts. Former faculty positions include The American Ballroom Theatre, The TADA! Youth Theatre, The Public Theatre, Classic Stage Company, Steps on Broadway, and the New York Film Academy. In addition, she has been a regular guest artist at LaGuardia High School for Music, Arts and the Performing Arts, often known as the Fame school.
She holds a degree in Acting Performance from The University of Michigan and a certificate in Radio and Television Production and Performance from Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts.

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Telephony Evaluation

Private voice over evaluations are designed to candidly assess your ability to either supplement your income or work full-time as a voice over actor. Terrific for anyone with a unique voice, previous training, or specific goals. Also consider the Investigate Voice Over Class.

Skype/Telephone Consultation

Telephony Consultation

When you have questions or want guidance, it helps to speak to someone with experience in that topic. That's why we offer private consultations. You'll speak one-to-one with an industry expert and have a terrific opportunity to take advantage of their knowledge and expertise.

Telephony Training

While we offer a variety of important classes here at Edge Studio, we also provide private voice over training. Each approach has important benefits. One-to-one voice over coaching -- with an experienced professional coach -- is sometimes the best way to hone your delivery and fine tune your performance.

Telephony Demo Recording

Your voiceover demo is quite possibly the single most useful tool you have in getting your voice heard and allowing potential clients to have a full understanding of what you offer as a unique and professional voice talent. Because of this, it is crucial that your demo be of pristine quality and represent you in the best possible light.
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$30 Performance Checkup

Get private professional feedback on a recording for $30! Upload a recording of one script up to 60-seconds long, and receive professional feedback in your inbox! Select from our industry experts, or let us match you with a coach who specializes in the genre of your recording.
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7 general types of telephony exist, including:

  • Information On Hold

    • “While you’re on hold, we’d like to tell you about exciting offers. Did you know that we offer a…”
  • IVR (Interactive Voice Response)

    • “Please say 'Service,' 'Help,' or 'Sales,' or speak the last four digits of your social security number.”
    • “Hmmm, I’m sorry but I’m still not understanding you - please repeat the…”
  • Menu-Prompt

    • “Press one for sales, two for…”
  • Auto Attendant (Voice Mail)

    • “The person at extension 123 is not available. To leave a voice message…”
  • Informational Systems

    • “Your deposit of three-hundred seventy nine dollars cleared on…”
    • “Today’s menu is…”
    • “The weather in zip code 10023 will be…”

Two types of recordings sometimes fall under the telephony category, even though the recordings are not played back on telephones. They include:

  • Instructional Systems

    • “Pull flap B until it touches piece D. Then…”
  • GPS

    • “Go 200-feet, then turn left onto Maple Drive…”

These two types of recordings fall under “telephony” because (A) the scripts are formatted similarly to telephony scripts, with numerous individual words and phrases, (B) each of those words and phrases are edited into separate files, (C) each of those files will be sequenced together to form more complex statements, and (D) the voice actors who narrate these often become “the voice” of the recording and continually record future updates.

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Email us training@edgestudio.com

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