Estes Audiology in the News

  • Estes Audiology was mentioned on the KNBT New Braunfels website bringing attention to the connection between hearing and cognitive function for Alzheimer’s Awareness month in June.  You can read the article here.

  • The New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce announced President of Estes Audiology Hearing Centers, Soriya Estes, as Small Business Person of the year.  This award comes only months before Estes Audiology celebrates their ten year anniversary of being in business in New Braunfels.  Learn more here.
    Moody College of Communication HAAM HEAR Clinic
  • The Daily Texan came out to see what a HAAM HEAR Clinic is all about and took the opportunity to write about the partnership between the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians, the Moody College of Communications at UT and Estes Audiology Hearing Centers.  You can read the article here.

  • Recently, the City of Austin has been looking in to the noise caused by downtown construction.  Fox 7 Austin asked Estes Audiology clinician Kelli House to share her expertise in hearing loss for their story.  Click here to watch the video.

  • Estes Audiology and our good friend Ray Wylie Hubbard were featured in the Nov/Dec issue of Austin MD Magazine to talk about the importance of musician’s hearing health. Click here to read this fantastic article!

  • Audiologist and Managing Partner Kelli House accepted a proclamation from the City of Austin and Mayor Lee Leffingwell naming October Protect Your Hearing Month! Learn more about hearing protection here.

  • Audiologist Lorrie Baggs accepted a proclamation in May for Better Hearing Month in Boerne from Mayor Mike Schultz!  The story was featured in the Boerne Business Monthly, click here to read more.

  • Our Austin office is open and business is booming.  It seems our wonderful patients who were already here in Austin (and yes, traveled to see us in our other offices) have spread the word.  Learn more about Estes Audiology and how we opened our Austin office in this Austin Business Journal article.  Click here to read the article.

Music Community News

  • Kevin_Curtin_Austin_ChronicleEstes Audiology and the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians have taken up residence for their quarterly HEAR Clinics at the Moody College of Communication on the UT Austin Campus.  UT News picked up the story and you can read it here.
  • Our first HAAM HEAR clinic of 2015 brought hearing protection to 128 musician ears.  Kevin Curtain shared his experience and why this program is so important to Austin musicians in one seriously entertaining and enlightening article.  Learn More HERE.
  • Dr. Soriya Estes spoke with Fox 7 Austin’s Mike Warren about the importance of hearing protection and letting your ears “rest during the fest” to help prevent hearing loss during the Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL).  Click here to watch the segment!
  • “Hearing exams are among the most popular services offered to HAAM members.” Learn more about this amazing program from Executive Director Reenie Collins in this article from Community Impact.
  • HAAM HEAR CLINIC PROVIDES HEARING PROTECTION FOR MUSICIANS. The HEAR Clinic provides hearing screening exams, education and custom-fit ear plugs to 350 musicians per year through HAAM Affiliate Service Provider Estes Audiology. These clinics continue to be extremely popular with our member musicians. HAAM members share how this service improves their lives in a new video. Click here to watch the video.
  • KVUE featured an in studio interview with our very own Soriya Estes discussing HAAM/HEAR project events. Click here to watch the interview.
  • The Austin Chronicle featured an article by Austin Powell about the HEAR project and the steps that are taken to create the musician’s plugs used by a number of musicians in the Austin area. Click here to read the article.
  • News 8 Austin’s Andy Langer reported on the HEAR project. Click here to watch the report.
  • The International Musician publication recently featured an article written by our own Soriya Estes. The topic of the article is about some of the contributing factors of hearing loss, with a focus on hearing loss in musicians. Click here to read the article.

Giving Back to the Community


Estes Audiology’s annual Gift of Hearing was another great success this year with two very deserving recipients!  Estes Audiology’s Gift of Hearing award recipient for 2014 was profiled in the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung. Click here to read more about this wonderful man and all he does for his community!

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Gift of Hearing in 2013 brought us a couple of very worthy recipients and more nominations for any one person than we have ever had before!  Click here to learn more about the program and the two wonderful people awarded this gift for 2013 .


  • The Austin American Statesman gave Estes Audiology recognition in their Business Philanthropy feature for our Gift of Hearing program! Click here to read the feature.
  • 2nd Annual Hearing Aid Roundup by Estes Audiology and the Georgetown Sertoma Club Ropes in Used Hearing Aids Worth $45K Click here to view the press release.

Loop Central Texas Initiative

  • Estes Audiology and the Sertoma Club of Georgetown worked together to get the Palace Theater in Georgetown, Texas looped in fall 2011.
  • Estes Audiology Hearing Centers and Sertoma Introduce New Induction Loop Technology to Central Texas. Click here to view the press release
  • Please click here to read the article in Focus on Georgetown Magazine about our recent Looping Projects for the City of Georgetown.
  • Our own Dr. Soriya Estes contributed her expert knowledge to this DailyRx article on Hearing Loops, click here to view the article. Visit our Looping tab to learn more about Hearing Loops for your own facility.