Media Spokesman, Author, and Teacher in New York
"Wherever in the world we have a calling to serve, to give loving kindness, is God's spirit moving through our hearts & souls, bringing a selfless surge to heal others. In doing so, we heal ourselves." --Robert-Allan Arno
Media Spokesman, Nationally-known Announcer, Teacher & Author, Robert-Allan is known for his spirit of excellence. From kudos in ADWEEK for his "fluid" voice-over style, to rave reviews for his authorship of the celeb memoir FROM HOBO FLATS TO THE 5TH DIMENSION amid other accolades, Robert is an inspirational, multi-faceted personality.
Arno's warm yet textured, deeply rich sound has been "the voice" of thousands of commercials including the hip national campaigns for Zeebox & BelVita Breakfast Biscuits. Also on Robert's vast roster: Toyota, Seagram's & the blockbuster INDEPENDENCE DAY RESURGENCE spotlighting Arno's commanding movie trailer vibe.
As American Ambassador to Land of Hope, Nigeria, Robert produces/narrates the prestigious orphanage's video newsletters through his company, The Soul of The Voice, Ltd.
Reflecting his legacy in faith-based broadcasting, Robert appeared for 5 seasons as Bible lector on the national telecast of THE SUNDAY MASS, ABC Family channel. He's the former drive-time host of the innovative NY radio show GOSPEL GOLD, and has been part of the lay ministry at NYC's Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
Arno created Voice-ACTions, the industry-acclaimed method for voice-actors, and has taught stars of TV & stage, Emmy & Tony winners, chart-topping singers, newscasters & stand-ups at universities, in Master Classes & via private consultancy for over 2 decades. Robert is featured in the #1 neo-Soul singer Nhojj's documentary ON THE TRACKS, as his coach.
Mr. Arno is biographer of Pop-Soul royalty The 5th Dimension & is the as-told-to author of founding member LaMonte McLemore's hit memoir FROM HOBO FLATS TO THE 5TH DIMENSION: A LIFE FULFILLED IN BASEBALL, PHOTOGRAPHY & MUSIC. With recommendations by the renown of Johnny Mathis & Nancy Sinatra, Robert made numerous media appearances about his writing of this historic book. As with the classic ULTIMATE 5th DIMENSION CD, Arno compiled & wrote in-depth liners for Sony Music's recent PLAYLIST: THE VERY BEST OF THE 5TH DIMENSION.
A sought-after MC, Robert hosted Lincoln Center's star-studded tribute to prolific songwriter Laura Nyro--an outdoor concert attended by thousands. He also hosted TV shows for PBS & home-shopping.