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1500 Sound Academy is fortunate to have built strong relationships and work with incredible brands and companies as equipment sponsors. Our partners provide in-kind equipment support or education discounts to sponsor our future generation of creators.

1500 Sound Academy Plus Partners


Roland collaborates with 1500 Sound Academy by incorporating a curated set of sponsored equipment to include Roland and BOSS products (including Roland synths, drum machines, DJ instruments, MIDI controllers and other studio tools), the Roland Cloud (students receive a free Roland Cloud subscription while enrolled), Roland Pro AV products, Roland’s V-MODA headphones, and more. Products are featured in the Roland Room and throughout the campus.

The world’s leading guitar brand is committed of supporting the next generation of players and creators at every stage of their musical journey by sponsoring the latest Fender product offerings as well as Fender Play, the complete learning app for guitar, bass and uklele in the Fender Room and outfitted in multiple areas within the facility.

In collaboration with Victrola and the leadership at 1500 Sound Academy, a carefully curated listed of albums to tell the story of popular music from the 20th century to today is available for the students to rent while earning their certificates. These records can be played on the multiple sponsored Victrola Revolution GO Portable Rechargeable Record Players throughout the campus.

AKG sponsors 1500 Sound Academy with discounted microphones, headphones, and equipment for students to use as they collaborate with their peers. They learn what trusted studio engineers, musicians and creators use in the industry to experience the most accurate and precise sounds that professionals demand.