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Fall 2011 Graduation at MediaTech Houston

On Sunday, September 18, 2011, approximately thirty MediaTech students walked across the stage to receive their Recording Arts diploma after almost a year of studying at the Houston campus. This was only the fifth graduation ceremony to be held at the Houston campus and the turnout was bigger than ever. Elbow to elbow, friends and family gathered together to celebrate the students hard work, efforts, and honor them for completing their course of study. Campus Director, Doris Hecht, welcomed the graduates and guests and congratulated the students for completion of the Recording Arts Program. “MediaTech will make a difference in Read more
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MTI Austin Graduate launches Astral Plane Studios and cool AudioBlog

Astral Plane Studios is the brain child of professional audio engineer, Josh Hayward, a graduate of Mediatech Institute in Austin, TX for Recording Arts. Producer, recording engineer, audio mixing, you name it, it’ll be done to the highest possible standards that can be achieved! Astral Plane Studios number one focus in this business is the CLIENT. Josh believes that you must both have a COLLABORATION to succeed in this industry. What matters most is that the artist walks out with a smile as to how their music sounds; he does not let record labels or other individuals stand in the Read more
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MediaTech students help Brain Injury Survivor walk again

Sean Carter, 27, was your typical college kid with his whole life ahead of him. One night he went out drinking with his friends and got into a terrible car accident on the way home. Around 3 am Jenny Carter, Sean’s mom, received a phone call that the vehicle had lost control and slammed into a tree. Sean was in the passenger seat. He had broken bones, cuts, and was unresponsive. “Worst of all was his traumatic brain injury,” Jenny said. “He did not move at all. Sean was in a coma and paralyzed. He couldn’t walk. He couldn’t talk. Doctors 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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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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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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MediaTech Houston 2011 Spring Graduation

On Sunday, March 20th the Houston campus held it’s quarterly graduation ceremony for the Spring 2011 Graduating Class. Once again, it was a full house. The room was filled with proud parents, siblings, spouses, grandparents and friends. The commencement began with Campus Director, Doris Hecht, giving the students encouragement and advice for their journey that will follow. Instructor, Sam Ortallono, welcomed family and friends and thanked them for their support throughout the program. Diplomas were presented to each Graduate, along with a special presentation for the honor students. Van Pace received the Honors award and Alex Reyes was named Valedictorian. Read more
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Bruce James Soultet

Massaging the 88 and growling Tom Waits gravel, Austin local piano man and MediaTech graduate Bruce James leads his fivepiece Soultet on a smoky sojourn of classic soul that gives three sides of the story:  Yours, Mine, and the Truth.  Recorded live in an eight-hour session, the originals nod to Donny Hathaway and Dr. John, while Les McCann gets the cover treatment on a jazzy marathon of “Compared to What”.  The Bruce James Soultet is kicking off their Kickstarter campaign.  You can see them play at 8 PM every other Saturday at Eddie V’s on 5th St. in Austin.  They Read more
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Open House

On November 11, 2010 from 7-9pm, MediaTech would like to invite you to come out and view our facilities, meet and greet with our instructors and come see what MediaTech is all about. Everyone is welcome. Feel free to bring a guest along for the fun. All campuses will be participating. Call now to put you and your friends on the guest list. Hope to see you there. Dallas Campus is located at : 400 E Royal Lane, Irving TX 75039, Austin Campus is located at : 200 Academy suite A, Austin TX 78704, Houston Campus is located : 3324 Read more