Category: Audio Certification – Workshop

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Recording Connection mentor Frenchie Smith on his Journey to Success & Opening Doors for Others

The story of Grammy-nominated producer/engineer and Recording Connection mentor Chris “Frenchie” Smith is in many ways the ultimate lesson in what can go right in the music industry—from the unique way he got into...

Recording Connection student Esther Friesen Expands her Engineering Skills

How does a small-town West Texas girl with no prior studio experience go from playing guitar in church to tracking sessions in a pro-level recording studio? For Recording Connection student Esther Friesen, it was...

Recording Connection mentor Thom Flowers is All About the Music

A long-time music industry veteran, Recording Connection mentor Thom Flowers cut his teeth on the West Coast rock and punk scenes, eventually landing in Santa Barbara, where he worked with bands like Sugarcult, Mad...

Recording Connection grad Tim Schumann gets the keys to the studio!

Recording Connection grad Tim Schumann recalls the time his mentor, music industry veteran Josquin des Pres, first handed him the keys to the recording studio—an instant he refers to as his “proudest moment”: “Getting...

Recording Connection mentor Miah Lajeunesse on Studio Etiquette, Turning Passion into Strategy & more!

Recording Connection mentor Miah Lajeunesse is a largely self-taught audio engineer who is a prime example of how to turn your passion into a full-time career. As the owner/operator of The Sound Lair in...

RRFC INTERVIEW: Grammy-winning producer/engineer & mentor Tre Nagella

Working out of Luminous Sound Studios in Dallas, Texas, Recording Connection mentor Tre Nagella is a top-shelf producer/engineer who has worked with major artists like Lady Gaga, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera and others. He’s...

Recording Connection mentor Doug Wallace on How Students Can Impress Him

With more than 30 years of professional music industry experience, there’s little that Recording Connection mentor Doug Wallace hasn’t seen. Since beginning as a drummer and guitarist, playing in several bands, then moving to...

Recording Connection student Heather Crawford develops her DJ skills, lands gig in Shanghai

By the time she discovered the Recording Connection, Heather Crawford had already spent several years making a name for herself in the Los Angeles music scene as a club DJ, under the moniker “DJ...