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MTI Houston’s 2011 Summer Graduating Class

Congratulations to the  MediaTech Houston 2011 Summer Graduating Class!  The ceremony began with a few words of inspiration from Instructors, Jacob Meador and Sam Ortallono, followed by the presentation of the Recording Arts diplomas. Special recognition was given to the students who graduated with honors as well as the Salutatorian, Kyle Cartwright, and  the Valedictorian, Christina Martinez. Christina gave a heart felt speech that touched all that were present. We were so excited to see all of the family and friends present for this special day. This graduation by far broke the record for attendance!  Congrats to the MTI Grads! Read more
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Our students film their Live TV Show Today!!

Today our film students filmed their live TV show for class. It is a talk show with our very own Abe Kotara as the host. I got to watch the opening segment myself and it was fantastic! Great job, guys!! It looks like so much fun! Congrats on your hard work guys!! Read more
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6 Important Things About Singing

by Rae Nyx, Vocal Coach There are many different philosophies on what is most important when it comes to singing. I feel the most important is Passion. It’s pulling the heartstrings of the person listening to the song. I have gotten into sooo many arguments with other vocal coaches about this very thing. Here are the six main aspects to think about or to bring up to your own vocal coach: 1.  Breathing – This is going to sound weird, but almost everyone breathes wrong in the music industry. It’s the most common comment I’ll make when I watch singing Read more
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Life On The Road With Michael Jackson

Jim Waits, MediaTech Institute’s Career Service Coordinator, talks about Life On The Road With Michael Jackson. Behind the scenes, production crews often got to experience what life with Michael Jackson was really all about. As a salute to one of the greatest musical artist of all time, Philips Vari-Lite contacted four lighting professionals to share with us what life on a Michael Jackson tour meant to them. Peter Morse, Jim Waits, Benny Kirkham, and Gregg Brooks may have had varying responsibilities while working with Michael Jackson, but they all share one thing; a unique perspective on the King of Pop… “The Read more