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Seats are going fast so act now to sign up for our Live Sound and Studio Engineering classes starting July 7, October 6, and January 5, 2015. Call today toll free! (855) 385-3251

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New Camp Added!

Our first two events sold out so act now to reserve a seat for our newly added August 11-13, 2014 High School Summer Camp. Be a part of our three-day session focus where you will record, overdub and mix a band in the same studios where artists and bands like Kings of Leon, Taylor Swift and Jack White have made some of their biggest hits.

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Be a Live Sound Engineer

Sign up now for our Live Sound Engineering program where you will learn from top instructors and working engineers who will train you to work in the growing sound reinforcement industry. Read More

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We're On The Cover!

We're honored to be on the cover of the education issue of Mix Magazine. Click here to read the feature that calls us a "New Type of School With an Old-School Mission.Experience the Blackbird Academy difference by calling us for more info.

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PROGRAMS

PROGRAMS

Our Studio Engineering and Live Sound Engineering programs feature hands-on, experiential training. We concentrate on doing, not talking about doing. Students are assessed more on hard skills than paper testing, making you all the more ready to start working in the professional recording and live sound industries when you graduate.

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CAMPUS & STUDIOS

CAMPUS & STUDIOS

The Blackbird Academy’s microphones, consoles, outboard gear, instruments, and recording spaces are used every day to make chart-topping music in all genres. You will be trained on the same equipment used by professional engineers, producers, musicians, and recording artists who have won the highest accolades in the music industry.

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NEWSFEED

NEWSFEED

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March 4, 2014 - Events
Last year, The Blackbird Academy team had a fantastic time attending Bonnaroo! This years Roo has an amazing line up [...]
February 13, 2014 - Straight Talk
⌘+S is your friend As every good assistant engineer knows, hitting Command+S is invaluable during a [...]
February 5, 2014 - Blackbird Rocks
The Power of History Everyday at The Blackbird Academy I teach students on gear that spans from 1930 to the [...]
Our first Live Sound Engineering class has had an amazing and very busy month! They've had guest speakers Randy [...]
Hard as it is to believe, last week marked the beginning of my 89th semester of teaching audio! I taught recording [...]
January 14, 2014 - Student Blog
Hi, my name is Dagne Gorham, and I’m from Cambridge, Minnesota.   I play piano, guitar, French horn, [...]
"The Mac Pro Trashcan" With the release of the 2013 Mac Pro Apple has officially killed the "tower" form factor, [...]
December 9, 2013 - Look Who's Talking!
The YouTube video above only tells part of the story of what you'll experience at The Blackbird Academy. [...]
December 3, 2013 - Blackbird Buzz
The Blackbird Academy is so honored to be partnering with Pensado’s Place… They recently visited us [...]
The Blackbird Academy was proud to have legendary producer Nick Raskulinecz mentor their Studio Engineering students [...]
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