Chuck Hield is a graduate of the Speech department of the University of Wisconsin/ Madison and was a member of the National Collegiate Players. While in Madison he was an announcer for WHA, the University of Wisconsin radio station and was a camera man and stage hand for WMTV. Besides being active in drama and vocal music all through high school and college he has performed in the summer stock Music Theater in Chicago, performed in a supper club act in New York and has sung in 5 different opera companies.
In Memphis, where he starred in South Pacific for the Memphis Opera Company, the critics wrote in the newspaper that "Chuck Hield has a voice as beautiful and true as it is strong and dramatic". And "most of the effectiveness was in the hands of Hield".
During his Army service he toured Germany with a Special Forces theater group. He continues his vocal music singing in two different choirs in order to keep his voice stong and vibrant.
In the field of "Voice Overs" he recoded a series of training films for Angels Hardware in California, narrated for several years for a religious program that was distributed throughout the country, recorded a narration for an annual meeting of the Fort Worth Independent School District and most recently recorded a management training film for CEC Entertainment (Chuckie Cheese). Of his work the program producer said "Thanks, it all sounds great" and "Your read is the perfect touch for these scenarios".
His work in recording audio books has now produced seven productions with ACX plus one independent and samples of his work can be heard by clicking on the recordings on the main page.
Chuck has a digital recording studio consisting of the following equipment:
Pro Tools LE 7.4 recording software
Digidesign M Box 2 Mini work station
Grove Tubes GT50 condenser mic
Sennheiser HD280 headphones
Pop filter and mic stand
His current interests and activities include voice over narrations, genealogy, travel with my Dutch wife, vocal and Alphorn music, computers and photography.