Ryan Collins ’07 was once a small kid with big dreams in the vast city of Philadelphia, Pa. Now, you can find Collins in and out of Hollywood’s leading film studios.
After more than 25 years of training engineers, we have graduates working throughout the United States and beyond. They are employed in various aspects of the industry, often through connections made during their internships, including audio-visual design and integration, post-production, recording studios, record labels, publishing, live reinforcement, theater and show production, film and video, retail, radio and TV, sports, and more. Many have started their own businesses, attended law or business school, or even become certified to teach in high school.
Our graduates have been employed by Disney, ESPN, DreamWorks Animation, Cirque de Soleil, Respawn Entertainment, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Kimmel Center for Performing Arts, WITF, Anderson Audio, and many, many more.
From his high school band director to one of his first employers to his coworker at Tait Towers, LVC alums played key roles throughout Joe Jiorle’s life.
Tug Bressler ’03, chief broadcast engineer for Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Media Services, talked with us about his career and daily life managing the technology behind the state’s COVID-19 press briefings.
Ally Hepp ’19 graduated with two degrees and a full-time job waiting for her—all thanks to her experiences as president of Lebanon Valley College’s VALE Music Group student-run record label and two internships.
Along with his career at the New Orleans Jazz Museum, Joe Stolarick '08 is enjoying other opportunities related to music recording technology, live audio, and archival work.