Kyle Welch

Kyle is the Director Of Live Sound for The Blackbird Academy. He has worked as a professional musician for more than 22 years and as a live sound and recording engineer for over 17. Kyle has been teaching audio at the college level for 11 years. His education includes classical and jazz guitar studies at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and entertainment technology studies and Guilford Technical Community College in North Carolina.

Recent Posts

Fundamentals of Live Mixing

When it comes to successful and great sounding live mixes, it is important to remember that the name of the game is “sound reinforcement”. So what does..


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


David Loy is a graduate of the June 2015 Live Sound Engineering Program from The Blackbird Academy and has been out with some fantastic..


Mixing Vocals in a Live Setting!


The human voice, as an instrument, is probably the oldest, most dynamic and sonically diverse sound source in existence. It is also, in terms of..


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..