Tag : Mediatech Houston

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How to Create a Grand Slam Music Marketing Plan

MediaTech Houston will be hosting the National Association of Recording Industry Professionals (NARIP) tonight at 6pm. There will be guest speakers and the topic will be “How to Create A Grand Slam Music Marketing Plan”.  The meeting is free to MediaTech students. Info about the event: NARIP PresentsHow To Create A Grand Slam Music Marketing Plan  WHEN Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 7pm WHERE Media Tech 3330 Walnut Bend Houston, TX 77042-4712 Near Beltway 8 and Richmond WHY ATTEND?   Get a music marketing plan started in one session and boost the effectiveness of the plan you already have. A great Read more
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MediaTech Houston Graduate Spotlight – Johnnie Moutra

Johnnie Moutra just recently graduated from MediaTech Houston, and has been working with local artist Marium Echo on her album, Letters & Numbers, as a producer. I recently sat down with Johnny to speak with him about the album and his time at MediaTech. Roy: First off, what made you want to go into audio engineering? Johnnie: It started off just as poetry, which then developed into songwriting. After some urging from a friend, I came across MediaTech as I looked up different schools and decided to check it out. Upon coming in, I instantly knew that this was for Read more
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How to Begin a Career in the Music Industry: Advice to the graduating class of 2012

So the big day is fast approaching. You are leaving the ivory tower of college in a few weeks and are about to enter the work force. Most likely the only thought on your mind is how to get a job. The ideal is to have a job locked up and waiting for you before you graduate, so you can enjoy your last month at college. This is what all your friends in other majors are doing. The computer scientists are getting flown across the country and eating lobster. The engineers are meeting with on campus recruiters. The management and Read more
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“The Importance of Creating Momentum”

I wrote this for my blog. It’s about pursuing your dream in general. But, I thought I’d share it here because it applies to all of us. And who knows? This piece could keep someone who’ll make history in music going for one more day. I added a bit to the end to share how it applies to our music careers. Hope you’ll enjoy and be motivated to keep moving. This may sound incredibly obvious (because it is), but it is one of those obvious truths that we don’t consider enough. Because considering it might actually motivate us. The key Read more
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Night owls’ poor sleep habits can hurt grades

Students who are night owls have worse grades in high school and the beginning years of college, research has shown. However, a new study suggests that, as they adopt more traditional sleeping schedules, a change occurs. “Their grades actually evened out,” said study author Jennifer Peszka, an associate professor of psychology at Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. By the end of the senior year of college, the grades of the night owls she had followed since high school improved and were not much different than those of the morning people. Peszka is due to present this latest finding Wednesday at Read more
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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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Congratulations To One Of Our Own!

Our receptionist, Rae Nyx, will be featured in a CD Sampler for MB Agency in California! Her band, Diminished 5th have decided to place the acoustic version of “Come With Me” on the CD have been working hard to finish their album in hopes of having it out in the next year! Rae has been keeping herself busy with her band and Chae Balistreri, an artist from Longview, Texas. She is the producer and engineer for his album. She has put alot of her time into getting his album just right, as well as her own. To hear the song Read more
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Our 24 Hour Race Entry!

Our film students were so excited to be a part of the 24 hour Video Race! They put their all into it and are all very proud of their film! Everyone is ready to see what our students have worked so hard on! We hope to see you all out there in support of our students! Great work, Guys! We are so proud of you! For more information, you can visit www.24hourvideorace.com. Our 24 hour video race entry shows Wednesday at 6pm…at the Angelika Mockingbird Station!! Ours plays first, so if you are late you WILL miss it!!! Read more