Professors at University of Hartford are often interviewed for efforts related to their teaching. Tim Britt, who teaches in the Audio Engineering Technology program of which he has acted as Program Director for the last 10 years has been interviewed twice in the last few months by WATR out of Waterbury, Connecticut.
The interviews took place surrounded Britt's involvement in the Animal Rescue Foundation of Connecticut's fund raising efforts to help homeless and abused puppies and kittens.
This foundation takes in these helpless animals and brings them to full health and applies the required vaccinations in order to allow qualified families the chance to gain a pet at almost no charge.
Tim Britt and the band he is a part of, Tommy and the Rivieras, have performed at two events that have been great successes as fund raisers for the organization. This band, Tommy and the Rivieras has shared the stage over the years with over 200 internationally known recording stars such as The Beach Boys, The Doors, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Chuck Berry and so many more. Members of this band that Professor Britt records and performs with included former members of such Rock n Roll Hall of Fame bands such as the Animals and Bill Haley's Comets.
Tim Britt and the band have recorded at the University of Hartford's CETA Recording Studios with great success and those tracks are available for you listening pleasure at http://www.myspace.com/tommyandtherivieras . Tim Britt has extensive experience in recording and live sound in addition to having been been the former owner and founder of Axis A/V Services which acted as a technical support center for the music industry in the tri-state area and handled authorized warranty service for music equipment manufactures such as Fender, Peavey, Yamaha, Roland, Trace Elliot, Crate, Dean Markey, Foxtex and many more. This company supported 8 music retailers customer repair needs in addition to providing sound reinforcement and audio system installation services to clients throughout New England and New York. All of this experience is brought to the students in the classroom to aid them in their career goals.