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My daughter Elle made a demo tape after a wonderful experience with everyone from Kendra to Kristen to Noelle to David. She has her first job and is so excited! Thanks everyone!

Rachel

After coaching and redoing my Commercial demo with Kristen Thorne last December, coaching and creating an educational/film demo with David Goldberg in April- I am on my way! Less than a month after completing the demo with David, I was cast to record 5 radio spots for the same client in CT. Almost done revamping my website and put those new demos into VoiceZam. I so appreciate the training from Kristen, David and George Whittam!

Kay

I'm so grateful for the wonderful services you provide to the voicing community. As a former broadcaster who has always done voice work in addition to my radio show, I'm proud to say that for the past two years my income is mostly from voicing jobs...with a few supplemental non-voicing gigs. I've got a website, through which I've gotten exposure. I've also been cold calling agencies across the U.S.A. to introduce myself. I'll be on the lookout for Edge Studio features pertaining to the fine art of being heard by the right people.

Again, thank you for all you do. Your work is priceless!

Harriet Coffey

Hey gals,

Just wanted to let you know that I just got my first offer on ACX to voice a book!!! I'm so excited.

Helene

THX for all your help! Loving my new career in audiobook narration. Edge helped me get there!

Darla M.

When I tried to strike into the voiceover industry on my own, I quickly learned that I needed a professional demo. But what I got with Edge Studio was so much more than just a demo, it was personalized coaching and step-by-step learning that helped me confidently launch into the industry knowing I was ready and I belonged here. Now that I'm regularly booking jobs, I still come back to Edge to take webinars and get more coaching so I can continue to sharpen my skills and stay competitive.

Tracy L.

I wanted to let you know of my first gig well technically second but this one is recurring! I will recording audio books for Simon & Schuster Audio division starting in two weeks.

Thanks so much for your coaching and guidance.

Peter

I was just wondering how to send a thank you note to one of your instructors, Jay Snyder? I had a private animation session with him a few years ago, and he really helped boost my confidence. I have since been working consistently in anime (which was my career goal), and truly credit him with helping me to achieve it. :) Thank you in advance!

Felecia

Things are going well for me and you guys helped get my career off the ground.

Robert

David,

Just wanted to let you know that I got the BMW gig. Wasn't quite sure when we had our session because it was still in the "Acitive Auditions" category and not the "Active Paid Jobs" category on the VR website.

James

David you are my good luck charm" Less than one month after completing my demo, I booked a gig with a company based in London and Brazil
I stayed true to myself and actually put a twist on the copy to make it come alive! Using all of the techniques you taught me
Can't wait to see what the future holds with Edge Studio!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Many Thanks!!!!!

Net

Hey Edge Team,
Since you guys gave me a tune-up and put me back on the road, I’ve been in the express lane. Your training program taught me the artistic skills (preparation, technique, ability to improvise) along with the practical (the business ins & outs, time integrity, VO courtesy & consideration). Not only do I now feel completely confident in my microphone technique, I’ve also found true comfort in the booth. Clients clearly notice it. I recorded for a big name client a few months ago, and have just started doing a dubbing series for a new regular client - both of which I booked through you. Thanks for everything! I recommend your Training Program and Studio to anyone interested in getting a quality education and a project done right.

Corey Loftus

I wanted to take a minute and update you on how my career is going. I did my Narration demo through Edge a couple years ago, and have come a long way since then. As of this past September, I have been working FT as a voice over artist! The largest part of my business is audiobooks. I got my first audiobook through ACX in February 2012 (on sale in June). As of this morning, I now have completed 23 audiobooks, ranging from 40 minutes to over 14 hours. Out of the blue, last week, I was named an Audible Approved Producer! I was very pleasantly surprised, as I had not sought this out, and had just 21 titles for sale on Audible! I continue to work in other narration fields as well, especially in telephony; commercials, sales videos, corporate trainings, and more help to round out my business.

I am continually thankful that I am able to do what I love for a living! Thank you Edge, and all the coaches who have and continue to help me in my career (Carol Monda & Kristin Price, especially), for giving me the tools that I need to be successful!

Claton

Dear Edge,

I wanted to say thanks for the great program you offer. I completed the ABC program last fall/winter and completed a commercial demo. I received the demo, and started to market it to agents for representation. I am happy to say I was signed by 2 agents, less than 2 weeks later! That number has since grown to 6!

Can't say enough about coaching from Rachel and Jay, demo production by David and all the Edge staff, and most importantly coordination from Kendra.

Thanks Edge!

Paul S

Hi Guys,
I just wanted to express my gratitude for you. last week I recorded my first radio spot that is going to be played on three of the major local Long Island radio stations and I just completed my first project from my home studio to a client at one of the pay to play sites, he directed me through Skype I did the rough editing, sent the invoice, follow-up emails. your training is amazing I can't say enough! Wooooohooooo!!

Matthew Eagen

I case you are wondering, I did finally get my first job. YAY! Loving this VO world! I think I would do it even if I never made a dime. Determined to make a career of it though. I appreciate you all so much for all your help and encouragement.

Melissa

I am a graduate of the Edge ABC program in Voiceover, and I'm happy to tell you that within less than 2 months, I've booked jobs that have made back my entire monies spent on classes and equipment.

I consider myself very lucky, but I would certainly have not gotten any of these jobs without the help of my coach, David Guzzone, and the amazing commercial demo your studio produced with me.

I'd be happy to have my face/story somewhere on the site, as a thank-you!

Jonathan T Coleman

For: Kendra, David Goldberg, Anne Hartung, Joe Loesch, Naomi Jacobson, Carol Monda,
I thought I’d like to tell you and thank you as I’ve just finally gotten my first gig, an audiobook through ACX. I would never have thought of trying that if youall hadn’t suggested it, & I got the first one I auditioned for, in just a few days. It’s a book about veganism, with context & recipes. My kids think it is hysterical as I am of course the world’s most enthusiastic carnivore, but it is a decent & rather interesting script, with different moods to express, and it would be fun to read a recipe (I cook). The author has published a bunch of books (self-published, I would guess) which apparently have readers, so I could conceivably make a buck or two, which is why I picked this one.
Also you each gave me some suggestions about improving performance, which I used, & presumably they helped.
Thanks, & happy holidays,

Kate

David,
I had the pleasure of having a coaching session with Kristin Price yesterday, which was packed full of information, feedback on my demo and next steps for marketing. I have also spent some time with George Whittam in the last few weeks who tweeked my audio settings – just in time to be awarded a rather large narration job with Ontario University (one that I did not audition for, they chose me J). I just wanted to update you and say ‘you have a great team’, although, I’m sure you know this already. Thanks for being a valuable and trusted resource for those of us who are flying while blind!

Christine

Hi Guys!

Just a quick note to say that thanks to all the training I received at Edge, I was able to book a NATIONAL(!) radio spot for Prudential Insurance! Thanks again for all the help, inspiration and training!!

Dave S

I just wanted to let you know that I got my first job about ten days ago through Voices.com! Without the incredible training from Edge, it would not have been possible. I want to particularly thank Danielle. She is phenomenal and I can't wait to come in for another coaching session very soon.

Brian T

Just wanted to reach out and thank the Edge team, especially my coach, Kristen Thorne, for the training! I recently booked my first studio session dubbing an animation cartoon, and playing FOUR of the characters in the story!
The sessions at Edge, whether they were webinars, or the one-on-one coaching with Kristen, really prepared me to be comfortable behind the mic, and be professional during the session.
Here's to more work in the future!

Brian C

Hey guys just recorded a spot for three long radio stations and I heard myself yesterday on the radio for the first time I freaked out thank you edge your the best!

Matt

Just wanted to bring you up to date on my audiobook life. Since January I have completed 4 more books! One author offered me the job without an audition - she just liked my demo. ... Thanks again for starting me on this path, I'm enjoying every minute of it.

Helene

After the excellent training I got from your coaches, especially Kristin
Price who worked with me patiently and astutely, I just booked my first
audiobook job. In fact, they liked my reading so much they have already
booked me for a second one a couple of months after the first one is
done! Thank you so much for all of your help and guidance. Your
coaches and classes are top notch and I will highly recommend Edge to
anyone seeking to venture into a career in voice over!

Mike

Edge Studio is awesome. As a newer VO instead of spending hundreds to thousands of dollars you can take a 4 hour class where you learn some VO basics and get to go into the studio and record. They will let you know if you have a shot at this business or not. When you are part of their learning programs you are getting amazing value, and a great list of coaches to work with that are working VO professionals, and know the business well. I am working with them now on my third demo and I was able to become a full time VO over the last year with the foundation they have given me. I book VO jobs regularly now, have agent representation, and made a new career for myself thanks to the wonderful people and training at Edge.

Kyle S.

Great news! I have been asked to present a 10 minute version of MAGNOLIA MEMOIRS: The Civil War Love Letters, my project based on my great-grandparents correspondence at the beginning of the war. It if for the NATIONAL AUDIO THEATER FESTIVALS Vaudeville of Voices during their conference in Kansas City Missouri. It WILL be broadcast. The icing on the cake is the fact that my friend Barbara Rosenblat, queen of the Audio Book, will be reading them with me. What a treat. I’m also doing a dialogue that I edited compiling the DIARIES OF ADAM AND EVE for their Mark Twain night. Who knows, I might be able to make a go of this yet. Thanks for your coaching and encouragement.

Marcus Weems

Hey Joe!
Just wanted to let you know that I am signed commercially (including for VoiceOver work) at Abrams Artists Agency in NY! THANK YOU so much for your training and demo making for me! I owe so much to you!
I'll let you know when I get my first gig! :)
Much love!

Elise

Hello, Team Training!

These are a first for me--these coaching notes. Much appreciated!

Kristin was a terrific coach. She put me at ease and had lots of great advice. But then I knew she would after receiving a great "check up" with her a couple of months back. I comb the Feedback Forum for her "check-ups" with other students, too. Reading them, I always learn something.

I imagine many students find a coach they're comfortable with and stick with them, but I've had a great experience switching coaches for every session. Every coach has had their own, somewhat unique, very helpful was of coaching. I love it.

Kristin was right. I do plan on adding a demo into my program, and some coaching sessions, too. I have good news, too: with my new, Edge-inspired confidence, I put myself out there this very week and scored my first VO job. Yay!

Thanks again!

Tonia Bake

Hi David!

I hope this e-mail finds you well! I just wanted to send you a quick update. I've been getting a lot of voice-over work lately through voices.com. I've been a subscriber for a while, but I finally got serious about it this spring, and since March I have booked 16 jobs through the site, which have paid back all the money I spent on equipment and the subscription fee about three-fold. I've booked explainer videos, VO for a documentary, an online safety course for kids, the voice for a character on a phone app, a children's book on tape, and even a TV commercial. I've also been steadily booking for Holdcom, booking about 17 jobs for them since I joined their roster in December.

Thanks for reading, and have a great summer!

Brett

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