By being CEDIA certified, Studio Matrix, shows its commitment to our customers and our industry to provide the most professional home theater, audio, and video installations possible. We train our technicians to maintain high standards on a continual basis.
Owner and Founder
Gary Kolevsohn is an electrical engineer with audio as a speciality. He got into this environment four years ago. Having worked in London for 3 years, implementing networks for a Borough’s department of Education, he returned to South Africa to set-up Vodacom’s internal office local area network and support country wide. He moved to an international data company, Global One. Managing the South African leg of the network for the multinationals with a local presence. He is a CEDIA certified installer (level1) as-well as being a registered member of the Association of Project managers – South Africa, a division with PMI accreditation. Qualifications: Elec. Eng light current, Post Grad Dip Proj. man (PMI), CEDIA certified installer Level 1
Dale Hayes is an Electronics Technician with 11 year's car audio knowledge of installation and design. Subsequently he has moved into the AV arena and has since been able to assess, discuss and implement home theatre to the most discernable clientele. His product knowledge as well as installation ability gives him the insight to understand each customer's goals and cater to that
Richard Vaughan has a passion for Audio and Home Theatre which has lead to a career in the industry. Coupled with practical insight in custom installations, he has great product and sales knowledge. He has over 6 years experience in the retail, sales and service sector. He constantly aims to ensure that customers receive the personal attention they expect, and to provide service and value add that goes beyond their expectations. He has successfully completed his studies with CEDIA to become a Certified CEDIA EST2 Professional.
Richard Hooper has been working in the entertainment industry for over 10 years, specialising in design of lighting, sound as well as video in the production side of the business. He has worked on live international shows for such prominent DJS likeARMIN VAN BUUREN, worked on events like: H2O, Above And Beyond, Gods kitchen, and designed shows for bands like Prime Circle and Just Jinger. On a corporate level he designed the technical elements for Mercedes, Ernst and Young and Samsung, to name but a few. He found the pressure of the live production invigorating and the standards of client requests would assist him in the home systemscenario.
Albert Shenje: Having been working with DSTV for some time now, Albert Shenje has done installations varying in size from single point residences through to large scale residential complexes, distributed from a single dish point of entry. As a certified multi-core fibre optic splicer, he has also experience linking manufacturing plants to their international fibre infrastructure to allow for international communication. He now has the experience to be able to arrive on site and assess the customer's requirements and complete the installation neatly, timorously and to customer satisfaction.