Bill Patti

Bill P.

Yalaha, FL
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Lesson Details

Accent Reduction

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
"UNLEASH THE POWER OF YOUR SPEAKING VOICE"
My intense accent reduction personal voice/speech makeover lessons will help reduce accents, and improve weak, thin or harsh, irritating voices. If you drop consonants, mumble, do not correctly open your jaw to make proper sounds, or fear speaking in public, I will teach you the solutions.

Speakers of other languages will learn the use of proper American diction, enunciation and pronunciation of all words. Clear, clean accents are the goal, so that you are clearly understood by all, and speak with renewed confidence...without fear. .

Study is easy. I will forward to you, in advance, each lesson via email that we will work on for each session. Then, we'll meet with my live interactive lessons that let us view each other in real time. That means instant teacher/student feedback and quick vocal improvement.

This one-on-one personal voice makeover gives you the basic tools to improve your overall voice, speech and sound. That means a stronger more pleasing vocal presentation for you and a one of a kind voice that people remember and respond positively to. "UNLEASH THE POWER OF YOUR SPEAKING VOICE"!
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About

Bill passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Bill delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 7+ and special needs

Teaching since:
January 1986

Award winning national Radio/TV personality and voice over talent for more than 25 years.

Voice heard in thousands of national Radio/TV commercials, infomercials, corporate DVDs, CD Roms, & videos for The Golf Channel, Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, U.S.Army, Delta Airlines, Windjammer Cruises, Darden Restaurants, Lowes, Time Warner Cable and many more.

15 years as Master Of Ceremonies/Comedian for touring variety show performing in over 1200 USA shows in 29 states.

National/Regional guest lecturer/speaker.

Professor, teaching broadcast/speech courses for 15 years at the University Of Central Florida.

BA--Radio & TV--Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana.

My extensive teaching, on air and performing experience will give you the winning voice/spech edge in your career and personal life.
Let me help you...
UNLEASH THE POWER OF YOUR SPEAKING VOICE!

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Experience

Director
Feb 1990 - Present
YourVoiceProfessor

Conduct speeches/workshops/seminars/private voice/speech lessons in the pursuit of better individual and corporate Voice/Speech communication for clients and individual students. For hire national/regional voice over talent in hundreds of Radio/TV commercials/infomercials/podcasts/corporate videos for companies across USA & world.

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MC/Comedian
Apr 1999 - Mar 2013
Liang Acrobatic & Comedy Show

Entertainer/MC-Manager-Venue Booker-for shows performed across the USA at resorts, colleges, schools, corporate etc.

Professor
Jan 1986 - May 1999
University Of Central Florida

Taught undergraduate Broadcasting major courses including:
Radio/TV Announcing
Speech
Copywriting
Advertising

Announcer/Program Director
Mar 1985 - Apr 1991
WDBO-AM/WGTO-AM/WMGF-FM--ORLANDO RADIO

On Air Announcer/Program Director for these Orlando, Fl radio stations.

Education

BA Radio & TV
Sep 1978 - Jun 1982
Butler University--Indianapolis, Indiana

Languages

ENGLISH
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

EXCELLENCE IN PROFESSIONAL VOICE-OVER
Jan 1998
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Photos & Videos

UNLEASH THE POWER OF YOUR SPEAKING VOICE!
Teaching a Texas student "Public Speaking" via SKYPE.

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"In Studio Announcing" let's your voice be the star!

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Bill views/critiques your "Speech/Voice" progress in real time, face to face.

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Up close teaching as Bill & student prepare for an "In Studio Podcasting" class.

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Bill covers last minute instructions for a student's voice over narration.

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A Chicago student had remarkable results in just 5 "Speaking Voice" lessons.

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Reduce "Accents" & improve "Voice/Speech skills" with TakeLessons.

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Choose classes "In Studio" or "Online" via SKYPE with professional instructor Bill.
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22 Reviews

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Olga G. Nov 16, 2017
Accent Reduction · Online

Bill is a great teacher. He starts with the fundamental information about how voice works and how to take care of it. After very first lesson I learned a lot about controlling your pitch, posture, what you eat and what you drink before your performance.
Thanks Bill!

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Ross Oct 20, 2017
Speaking Voice · Online

Only 10 lessons in - and already I have seen a significant difference in my 'on air' voice - thanks to the direction, tutelage, tools and ultimate care Bill has offered.
Every session has a great flow, offers new ideas and most importantly there's a great level of comfort as venturing into new areas with your voice is not always easy. It is also incredibly useful that Bill sends out the weeks lesson plan/agenda a few days before our lesson so that I can wrap my head around what we will cover. Further on, I have the lesson plan so that I can always revert back to the tools that are taught as a reminder.
Before Bill I had worked with a voice coach that was 4 times the cost, and very generic in the teachings, rather then with Bill who caters the sessions to my needs, and is obviously affordable.
I fully recommend Bill, as you can tell. Very little cost for you to try an introductory 5 lessons - and from there you will certainly learn new ways to increase/sharpen your skill level.

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Rachel Oct 18, 2017
Speaking Voice · Online

Bill is authoritative and has a lot of good information. He listened to what I wanted so he could really "get" me.

Trent Sep 8, 2017
Speaking Voice · Online

Very helpful!

Erick Salgado Aug 31, 2017
Accent Reduction · Online

It was awesome!

Christine Jul 27, 2017
Speaking Voice · Online

Very impressed with my instructor. I carefully reviewed all the speaking voice teachers on Take Lessons and weighed my options before finally choosing Bill. I'm so glad I picked him, I can't imagine any other teacher would of been nearly as helpful. When he heard I had an interview coming up, he even went above and beyond and did mock interviews with me to help me prepare. I highly recommend him!

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Mark M. Jul 25, 2017
Speaking Voice · Online

Very happy with Bill. I am taking the lessons to help my communication skills at work. Bill takes the time to understand my work situation and give advice on my specific situation.

Jorge Jul 18, 2017
Speaking Voice · Online

Addressed my concerns and anything I would do wrong he'd make me aware of it as well as how to correct it. Many times I speak in monotone, so it's good to have someone help me correct that. Looking forward to continuing my lessons.

Elijah May 24, 2017
Vocal Training · Online

Great guy

KK Apr 21, 2017
Speaking Voice · Online

After the second lesson with Bill, I was able to identify the specific areas of my voice that needed work. He's already been very helpful in developing my pronunciation and breathing and I look forward to future classes.

Greg Apr 19, 2017
Podcasting · Online

Terrific lesson! Very inspirational and informative! Time and money well spent! Thanks Bill P!

Laurel B. Apr 5, 2017
Voice Acting · Online

The first lesson is very informative with a pretty laid-back feel to it.

Drew Mar 21, 2017
Voice Acting · Online

Bill is a great teacher. I really appreciate his knowledge, skill and approach to voice acting. I look forward to working with him more.

Jon Feb 28, 2017
Speaking Voice · Online

I did not like how I was sounding while speaking so I decided to take a few voice lessons. I'm glad I did! Bill has helped me so much to sound better when speaking as well as be more engaging and enjoyable to listen to. Great coach!

audra Feb 12, 2017
Acting · Online

Bill is great! Very easy to work with and has great instruction as well as examples!

John Jan 20, 2017
Speech · Online

Bill took me through a systematic series of lessons that inspired my confidence in my speaking abilities. I wanted someone who was not just talented, but could also teach others how to be talented (hence I chose this teacher b/c of his teaching credentials). I can really feel my voice resonate now, and I can articulate words a lot more clearly than before. The lessons are also very affordable and I hope to continue lessons with him throughout the year.

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Aaron Jan 3, 2017
Voice Acting · In studio

Bill is a fantastic teacher! He is extremely knowledgeable and experienced, and will be sure to give feedback where needed, always in a constructive and considerate manner. He is willing to work toward any personal goals related to his teachings, and is highly flexible in the scheduling of lessons.

I started his lessons to learn about voice acting, but I've found that even my everyday voice and speech quality has improved tremendously, largely from his direction. If you are looking to increase the confidence and power of your voice for any reason, I highly recommend Bill as an excellent teacher.

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Patricia Wallace Dec 2, 2016
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Bill has been great working with my grandson. He is speaking much better. Now I can understand what he is saying without having to constantly ask him, What did you say? Even though he is speaking much better, there are still things about speaking he is learning from Bill. I am very pleased and am sure that this investment will pay off greatly in the future for my grandson. First impressions are made in the first 15 seconds. I think my grandson can get past those 15 seconds now.

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Joseph Dec 1, 2016
Voice Acting · Online

Bill is an excellent and knowledgable teacher, provides practical and effective exercises to get the most of your voice. Every lesson has been enjoyable and productive, highly recommended

Mary Lou Oct 1, 2016
Voice Acting · In studio

Mr. Patti was a wonderful instructor. I loved how he went beyond the course to provide life lessons and career advise.

During our sessions, he had me practicing on a professional-style microphone, recorded me performing commercials from scripts, and provided feedback and constructive criticism that helped me to grow as a communications student.

I would highly recommend Mr. Patti to any student looking to improve their voice, their stage-presence, presentations, or public-speaking skills.

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Julia C. Jul 26, 2016
Public Speaking · Online

Bill is really pretty terrific. After going over the basics of first being understood in the public domain (voice and enunciation practices) we are now beginning, at my request, more commercial uses of speech. I have been in theater and done a few voice overs but just did the work with no training, and with the knowledge I could do better. Now I really feel like I am learning much from Bill about a subject area I always wanted more information about. I feel confident with Bill's specific and professional advice, practice and teaching materials (in this case, ad copy and homework).
Bill is also friendly and his teaching is not intimidating or stern. I enjoy his classes and remember his situations. I would highly recommend Bill as a teacher! Try taking one of his classes!

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Ellen L. Jun 20, 2016
Speaking Voice · Online

Bill prepared for the lesson in advance. He is supportive but provides important critiques. Knowledge, experience, warmth!

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