ALL IN FOR THE GAMBLER

Our Institutional Director and President, John McBride, is featured in this month’s issue of “Mix.”


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Not Your Average Field Trips

At The Blackbird Academy, along with receiving an exceptional audio education, students are offered the opportunity to partake in trips to two of America’s…


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A Day in the Life of a FOH Engineer for Sturgill Simpson

February 23, 2017In Alumni, Live Sound ProgramDavid Loy is a graduate of the June 2015 Live Sound Engineering Program from The Blackbird Academy and has been…


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Outside the Box Inside the Room: Using Reverb in Your Live Mixes

"Every room I have mixed a show in has had its own ambience, it's own signature tone."   There are many things that make it difficult to attend a…


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How to Get a Job in Live Sound

O.K.. Let’s say audio engineering has been your passion for years, and you know you want to take it to a professional level. The only issue is, the more and…


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Live Sound students Assist Eric Church

The Blackbird Academy Live Sound Engineering students weren’t “outsiders” on Saturday. They started at 7 a.m. to observe load in, set up and sound check for…


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Experience the Blackbird Studio Sessions

5 Days in Blackbird Studio with Dave Pensado


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Summer Studio Engineering Camp

This letter from one of our recent attendees says it better than we ever could.


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Beyond The Tower

"The Mac Pro Trashcan"


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Amp Up Your Skills at Our Workshops

Amp Up Your Skills Workshops at The Blackbird Academy are designed for professionals at any level wishing to increase their skills and earning potential.…


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