Blake LaGrange graduated in 2009 from Recording Connection under mentor Steve Weatherbee of Golden Track Studio, San Diego. “If you are already doing what you love and you go through the program using the resources at Recording Connection, you can succeed,” Blake said during a visit to Los Angeles Center Studios this week. Blake comes from a place of personal experience, as he currently owns and operates two of his own studios with a focus on EDM music.
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Audio Engineering Program (Pro Tools)
Electronic Music Artist (Ableton)
Music Producing Program
Hip Hop Producer Program
Live Sound Engineer
Learn from Legends
Logic Electronic Music
Post Production For Film and TV
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Recording School Alternative
Why the Tucson, Arizona Recording Connection Is Better
Congratulations–you’ve just found the most innovative Tucson Audio Engineering School available! We’re the Tucson RECORDING CONNECTION, the only audio engineering school that gets you inside an actual Tucson recording studio, where you will work as an audio student apprentice (extern) and learn your choice of audio engineering, mixing, music production, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (electronica, dub fusion, acid house, jungle and more), electronic DJ and post production audio. The best way to launch a career in audio recording and engineering is to start inside a Tucson recording studio as an apprentice (extern). That’s where we come in!
Why spend upwards of 50 thousand dollars to go to an audio engineering trade school when you can spend far less money and go to audio engineering school in a real recording studio? Make the smart choice, get on the inside track, and make vital industry contacts as you learn directly from the pros. No one gets you there more cost efficiently than our audio engineering school.
Tucson, Arizona is located in the southern part of the state not far from the Mexican border. As such, it is a hotspot for Latin music styles, and mariachi music in particular, with several popular mariachi celebrations and festivals occurring each year. Various forms of rock and folk are well represented in Tucson as well. Notable musicians and bands with ties to Tucson include Neko Case (from The New Pornographers), singer/songwriter Howe Gelb, and Latin-influenced alt-country band Calexico.
Downtown Tucson is a hub for indie music activity, as well, and numerous live venues and recording studios are situated in and around the area to accommodate their needs. If you are considering a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, Tucson offers plenty of opportunity for you.
With our many professional connections and relationships forged over the years, the RECORDING CONNECTION is in a unique position to help fulfill your dreams of a career in the recording industry. Our secret is our revolutionary mentor-apprentice (extern) approach, where we place you for one-on-one instruction with a working audio professional in real-life recording sessions, putting you in direct contact with the recording industry in ways other audio engineering schools can’t. Enroll in the Tucson RECORDING CONNECTION today, and find out why over 70 percent of our graduates go on to permanent industry jobs.
We get our students jobs.
Of Our Graduates Get
Jobs in the Music Business
Our outstanding job placement rate is no accident. We are able to achieve this high mark because our graduates have trained inside a working recording studio—this gives our students excellent hands-on skills, real-world job experience, and the industry connections and references that just aren’t available on a school campus. Additionally, we have a very pro-active Stay Connected Job Assistance Program that serves as our graduates’ advocate in the job market for up to a year after course completion. When we say we’re connected with the music business, we mean it.read our student success stories
The Tucson, Arizona Recording Connection Audio School Advantage
We’ve got locations everywhere.
We’ve got locations everywhere. We’ve got them all across the globe and all across the U.S. We’ve even got them all across Arizona. Tucson, Phoenix, and Yuma all of Recording Connection audio engineering schools, just to name a few.
The other guys don't come close. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Our Low Tuition Keeps You Out of Debt.
College tuitions are just too plain expensive. It’s a matter of fact. They just are. They’re always being raised and students can’t pay them so they have to take out larger and larger loans. We’re not going to be a part of this. The Recording Connection keeps its tuition low so it can focus on your education.
The other guys not only cost more, they have lots of add-on charges. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Your Classroom Will Be The Recording Studio.
You’ll be learning in a recording studio. No boring old classroom filled with books and almost-sleeping students. You’ll be going to a recording studio which has a hustling bustling life all its own.
Advantage: Recording Connection.
Whether you’re in Tucson or Kalamazoo, you’re going to be learning one-on-one and you’re going to be taught by a music industry vet who is doing exactly what you want to be doing.
With us, you are always number one. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Our Mentors Have Lots Of Gold Records.
Our mentors have served as producers and engineers for Dr Dre, Lady Gaga, The Rolling Stones, and U2, just to name a few. We have awesome mentors. And they’re here to teach you what they know.
Their teachers listen to the Gold Records our teachers produce. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Job Placement Assistance Program.
On the crazy chance that you don’t get a job directly out of our program, you’ll be engaged into our job placement assistance program, which will, for an entire year, help you fine work.
The other guys give you a cold-call lead list when you graduate. Advantage: Recording Connection.
The Only School Recommended by 1000s of Pros.
The only school that professional audio engineers and producers recommend is The Recording Connection audio mixing school. It’s a fact. Thousands of pros back us because our program actually works. We get you on the inside and we get you connected.
You can count the number of pros who recommend the other guys on one hand. Advantage: Recording Connection.
From Day One, You’re On The Inside.
From the word go, our program has you interacting with people and clients in a real recording studio. We understand the importance of working to build relationships with people in the industry as well as honing your knowledge. That’s why we help you get work in a real recording school.
The other guys are on the outside, looking in. Advantage: Recording Connection.
The Recording Connection really does help you in every aspect. We even set up a tutoring program for you. We’re really there for you at every turn.
Unlimited free tutoring. Advantage: Recording Connection.
The Recording Connection operates in order to help you make your dream career come true. We want you to succeed. The only way that happens is if you make a ton of connections and learn your craft backwards and forwards. We’ve created this program to do exactly that. Help you learn your craft and help you make connection.
Real world music industry connections. Big Advantage: Recording Connection.