Paul Heitsch

Audiobook narrator, pianist, composer, sound designer, engineer, producer, and teacher

Paul Heitsch brings a wealth of experience, and a wide range of sensibilities and contexts to his storytelling. As of this writing Paul is credited on over 200 titles, under his own name, his romance pseudonym, and that he has produced for other narrators. Paul, and his cast-mates, were finalists for the 2018 Audie award for Best Original Work (Nevertheless, We Persisted).

Prior to becoming a narrator, he engineered, directed, and produced hundreds of spoken word products,

including several educational products from LeapFrog and VTech Kids, and the fist ten languages for Rosetta Stone’s launch of their V3 product line. Paul has also taught multitrack recording and engineering at James Madison University.

In addition to his audiobook work, Paul is a professional pianist,

and performed with Chris Farley, Steve Carrell, Jane Lynch, Jeremy Piven, Joel Murray, Amy Sedaris, and many others, as a member of The Second City National Touring Company.

Voice Range:

20s-30s, Middle Age, Senior

Accents:

American English, British English, Australian, So. African English, American South, Asian, Canadian, Cockney, Dutch, French, German, Indian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Midwest, New York, Russian, Scandinavian, Scottish, South American, Spanish, Yiddish

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Nonfiction, Romance, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Mystery/Suspense

Home Studio

 VocalBooth Platinum Recording Booth
Mics ~ variety of Mojave, Røde, and Slate microphones
Preamps ~ Great River ME-1NV, True Systems P-Solo
Interface ~ RME Babyface Pro
Software ~ Pro Tools Native, V2020.5.0
Computer ~ Mac Pro 2010, OSX 10.14.6 (Mojave), 48GB RAM

Memberships: 

SAG-AFTRA :: APA

 

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