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Michael Freeman & Matt Wolach

Dua Lipa's "Future Nostalgia" and Harry Styles' "Watermelon Sugar" dominated the charts and their respective categories of the 2021 Grammys, but both…


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Louise Goffin

She might sing your favorite soundtrack, but you might not know her story. Louise Goffin is a December 2019 Studio Engineering graduate, recording…


Michael Rhodes

Michael Rhodes

We love to see our Live Sound alums returning to life 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…


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Colby Killingsworth

Colby Killingsworth is a two-time graduate of The Blackbird Academy! After serving in the army, Colby made his way to Blackbird, where he graduated…


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…


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John Martin

Another grad is keeping it local! John Martin was enrolled as a July 2020 Studio Engineering class member and graduated in December 2020. Since then,…


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Max McInnis

Most recently, Max has played a part in a chart-topping song! Andrew Ripp's "Jericho" hit #1 on Billboard's Christian AC National Airplay chart…


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,…