About Instructor Matt Blakely

Matt Blakely is an accomplished audio production professional with over 20 years’ experience. Throughout his career, Matt has toured professionally as a Front Of House (FOH), Monitor, and System Engineer, as well as a Production Manager. He has extensive and practical knowledge of almost all the contemporary professional PA systems used throughout the world and is one of the only CVE (Certified V-dosc Engineers) in the country.

Matt has toured with top artists including Billy Talent, Three Days Grace, Bruce Springsteen, Avril Lavigne, Slayer, Joe Satriani, Blue Rodeo, Kenny Rogers, Alice Cooper, Styx, and many others. When Matt is not touring or teaching, his local work includes festivals, political conventions, and corporate events; events he has worked on include Edge Fest, Rock the Park, Reach for the Rainbow, and The Dalai Lama national address.

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