Marcus Casburn is an accomplished singer/songwriter and piano player. He began his musical journey singing in church and became highly involved in high school choir and band. As a senior, Marcus was honored to be selected as a member of the Texas All State Choir. After graduation he attended Texas Wesleyan University on a full scholarship as a Music Major. Marcus toured the country with a number of successful Texas bands, including *Top Secret*, *Prime Time* and most notably *The Casburn Brothers Band*, a joint venture with his cousin Terry Casburn. Terry went on to become a key member of the nationally known East Texas Band *Mason Dixon* and Marcus * went to Vegas! Shortly after arriving in Las Vegas he was hired by Wayne Newton to be a featured vocalist, keyboard player and announcer. While performing with Mr. Newton and some of the best musicians in the world, Marcus had the opportunity to travel nationally and internationally and performed on the *Arsenio Hall Show*, *Nashville Now* and *The Grand Ole Opry*.
After many years as a professional musician, Marcus began performing as a jingle singer in the Dallas/ Ft. Worth area. Shortly after moving to Las Vegas in the early 90's to perform at the Palace Station, Marcus was hired by Wayne Newton to be a featured vocalist, keyboard player and Announcer for the show. This was to be the beginning of his Voice Acting career. Marcus was soon hired for voice-over sessions at several local production companies. Subsequently, he was pursued to join the roster of an International Production Company that was opening a new branch studio in town. He accepted. During the following years, Marcus honed his skills performing over a thousand commercials, narrations and corporate videos. His voice has been described as the gentle giant or the voice of God. Coming to the voice acting business via the vocal music industry, he has a broad range of tone, timber and texture available for use in a variety of styles, accents, attitudes and characters. He also sings in all of these styles. His voice characters are truly authentic. From Deep, Smooth and Sexy to Rough, Raspy and Rowdy, Happy Jamaican Mon to the Guy Next Door, Marcus will bring your projects' characters to life in a relaxed, creative and professional manner.
As the owner and primary voice talent of "A Voice in the Wilderness Productions", Marcus has relocated to East Texas, built his own voice/music recording studio and is now offering 24/7 ISDN service Worldwide. For information regarding adding Marcus to your Professional Voice Roster, Rates and Availability or if you have an interest in Artist/Agency representation and or management in your region or country please contact us at 702.286.5020, email@example.com or http://www.marcuscasburn.com
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