New Midas M32 console at The Blackbird Academy Live

Check out the new gear at The Blackbird Academy ‘Live’

  Allen & Heath SQ7’s We recently added two Allen & Heath SQ7 digital consoles with a GX4816 Expander to our arsenal.  The SQ7’s are…


Dave Natale

A visit with legendary mixer Dave Natale

Legendary Front of House Mixer Dave Natale spent a week in April 2021 with The Blackbird Academy students. As one of the most influential and…


Vance Powell

Real Talk with Vance Powell

Vance Powell is an audio legend, six-time Grammy winner, and friend of The Blackbird Academy who stopped by to visit the Studio Engineering class.…


Student at console

The Blackbird Academy vs. A 4-Year University

A Frank DiscussionJune 28, 2020By John McBrideIn At Blackbird, Insider How I Started. I come from a family that feels strongly about getting a…


student drumming

2020 Summer Recording Camp Dates

If you’re 13 to 19-years-old and have a passion for making music, this is the opportunity to live your dream. Join us this summer at The Blackbird…


High School Summer Camp Registration

2021 High School Summer Camp Registration To make a camp reservation, submit this…


Privacy Policy

The Blackbird Academy, LLC ("The Blackbird Academy") provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the…


Top 10 Schools ranking

Top-Ranked in Music Recording Technology & Audio Design

The Blackbird Academy is so honored to be named in College Magazine‘s 2016 Top 10 Schools for Music Recording Technology & Audio Design! We have…


Mix Magazine

ALL IN FOR THE GAMBLER

Our Institutional Director and President, John McBride, is featured in this month’s issue of “Mix” (December 2017).  Some great insight here on live…


Not Your Average Field Trips

Along with receiving an exceptional audio education, The Blackbird Academy students are offered the opportunity to partake in trips to two of…