Michael Rhodes

Michael Rhodes

We love to see our Live Sound alums back out on the road! Spring 2016 alum Michael Rhodes is back out on tour with Thomas Rhett.


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Diego Ferrera

Diego Ferrera is a triple threat: a multi-instrumentalist, producer, and engineer! He graduated from The Blackbird Academy's Studio Engineering…


Tammy Oropesa

Tammy is a Fall 2020 Studio Engineering graduate who pours herself into her music. Inspired by the world around her and the deep roots planted by her…


Adhithya Sivakumar

Adhithya Sivakumar is paving his own path! Like many of Blackbird’s international students, Adhithya has had an undeniable passion for music since…


Cody Peavy

Cody Peavy is spending time with the greats! Cody is a Spring 2017 Live Sound graduate and has worked as a monitor engineer for Marty Stuart since…


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Shawn Moore

Shawn, a 2017 graduate and Platinum Award Winner (valedictorian), has achieved industry recognition from CMAOntario! Shawn has been nominated through…


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Cannon Hyche

He's repping the Class of 2020 in Music City! Cannon Hyche was a member of the Fall 2020 Studio Engineering class now working as a studio engineer…


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Preston White

Fall 2014 alum Preston White returned to The Blackbird Academy to share his expertise. During his visit, Preston walked through the process of how…


Bradford Carrick

Bradford Carrick

After spending a year working at ShangriLA Studio – owned by Rick Rubin – in Malibu, CA, Bradford joined country artist Chris Lane as a bassist, MD,…


Foster McGinty

Foster McGinty

We love keeping up with our artist alumni, and Foster McGinty is certainly one to watch! Foster graduated in the Fall 2020 Studio Engineering class…


Jackson Maddox

Jackson Maddox

He's repping Blackbird in the Rockies! Jackson Maddox graduated from the Studio Engineering program in December 2020 and has since moved to Denver,…


David Francisco

David Francisco

This alum has the heart of a lion, immense talent, and the story of a lifetime. David Francisco’s June 2017 graduation from The Blackbird Academy’s…


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Victor Amaral

Victor Amaral is a name you should know! Since graduating as The Blackbird Academy's Fall 2018 Platinum Award winner (valedictorian), Victor has…


Taylor Borton

Taylor Borton

Studio Engineering Grad Taylor Borton is a songwriter/musician living in Nashville. She just released her first single “Give A Damn.”


David Loy

David Loy

If you don’t already know about Live Sound Grad David Loy, then all it takes is a quick Google search to figure out he’s a star on the rise. As Front of House Engineer for Kane Brown, David’s been…


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Kiyohito Kumada

It's always a joy to see where life takes our graduates – particularly for our international students! Meet Kiyohito Kumada! Kiyo was a member of The…