Désirée Goyette is an accomplished singer, composer, lyricist and voiceover artist. Over the span of her forty-year career in the entertainment industry, she has been nominated for two Grammy Awards and has voiced such characters as Betty Boop, Barbie, Nermal, Petunia Pig, Honey Bunny and numerous others for radio, television and toys.
Désirée got her roots in the Bay Area. She graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and also studied at San Jose State University in the music department. She then lived in Los Angeles for numerous years where she contributed her voice to several songs and characters on shows like Charlie Brown and Garfield and Friends. She is a model example of how singing in character can allow voice actors to take on more dynamic and varied roles.
On the first three seasons of Garfield and Friends, Désirée co-wrote all of her songs for the Garfield segments. She contributed her voice to several songs and characters on the show, most notably Nermal. Take a look below!
Do you enjoy singing in character? Which types of characters are your favorites to sing as? Let us know!
And did you know Désirée is a guest instructor at Voice One? You can register for her upcoming class by clicking on the link below.
October 1 • Saturday • 10am-1pm Pacific
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