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MediaTech Success Story: George Miadis | SONAR LIGHTS

George Miadis may have been born in Boston, MA, but his childhood was anything but that of a typical American. At the age of five George and his family returned to his parents homeland of Athens, Greece where he grew up. Taking in all that the cultural and musical diversity of the region had to offer, George began his love affair with music at an early age. He began exploring and mastering a variety of musical instruments such as the guitar, bouzouki, oud, cumbus and many other eastern string instruments. He was only 12 years old when he enrolled the Read more
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MediaTech Institute Open House | November 17, 2011 | 7-9pm

You’re invited to join us for a behind-the-scenes look into the Music & Film Industry. From the technical and creative know-how to hands-on training by industry professionals, our renowned multi-studio RECORDING ARTS & DIGITAL FILM programs teach you all of the skills you need to succeed in the entertainment Industry. TURN YOUR PASSION FOR MUSIC INTO A CAREER!! MediaTech Institute – Dallas Campus 400 E. Royal Lane, Suite 100 Irving, TX 75039 972.869.1122 MediaTech Institute – Austin Campus 200 Academy Drive, Suite A Austin, TX 78704 512.447.2002 MediaTech Institute – Houston Campus 3324 Walnut Bend Lane Houston, TX 77042 832.242.3426 MediaTech 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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California CD Sampler will feature one of our own!!

Rae Nyx, Dallas Receptionist, will be featured on a California CD Sampler that is being put out by MB Agency! Rae’s band Diminished 5th are picking out the song at this very moment. Rae is a recent graduate of MediaTech and has become a vocal coach of some of our students! We can’t wait until it all goes through! We will post an update as to when the CD will be released! Check out Diminished 5th’s facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Diminished-5th/194614857237397 and their myspace page at www.myspace.com/dim5thmusic! Or follow Rae on Twitter at www.twitter.com @Rae_Nykie_Nyx! 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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Houston’s 301 Instructor & Pianist, Greg Giacona, now playing at 88 Keys, THE Piano Bar!

After 7 1/2 years at Vic and Anthony’s, Greg is lending his fingers to assist in the opening of Beau Theriot’s newest concept, 88 Keys. 88 Keys is poised to attract early evening music fans! The space, located near Kirby & Westheimer, was once the legendary “Brownstone”. The interior has lots of comfortable seating, beautiful artwork, and luxurious surroundings that will lure you in as you enjoy fine music from the talented Greg Giacona. Greg will be performing Tuesdays, Thursday, and Fridays from 6-10 pm. 88 Keys is located at 2736 Virginia, Houston, TX 77098. Read more