Michael Rhodes

Michael Rhodes

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


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…


Shawn Moore in Studio A

Shawn Moore

Three cheers for Shawn Moore! Shawn, a 2017 graduate and Platinum Award Winner (valedictorian), has achieved industry recognition from CMAOntario!…


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…


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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…


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Preston White

The student became the teacher! Fall 2014 alum Preston White returned to The Blackbird Academy to share his expertise. During his visit, Preston…


Bradford Carrick

Bradford Carrick

Bradford Carrick is certainly making his mark! After graduating as The Blackbird Academy’s Platinum Award winner (valedictorian) in Fall 2015,…


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…


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…