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The Recording ConnectionAudio Engineering School AlbuquerqueNot like any other school: We. Hit. Different.

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Why learn audio or music production from an instructor on a campus when you can learn from a pro in his or her Albuquerque studio?

On Location, Or Remote.

Not like any other school, this is Audio Education Updated, Reimagined, and Revitalized. Are You Ready to Take Your Place?

We hit different and here is why:

There’s no doubt that many “traditional” careers require a certain way of learning. Spend four years at university, earn a degree, and enter the workforce with that piece of paper. Some professions require exams even outside of school or additional years in a classroom before you’re deemed ready to ply your trade or practice your craft.

We just don’t feel the music industry is necessarily “traditional,” though. That’s why we created Recording Connection. We get students out of the classroom and into the recording studio. While there are still required reading, exams, and finals, we feel getting your hands dirty from the start is the best way to learn AUDIO ENGINEERING AND MUSIC PRODUCTION IN ALBUQUERQUE.

That’s why we pair you with a PRO MUSIC PRODUCER inside a PROFESSIONAL ALBUQUERQUE RECORDING STUDIO, learning the ins and outs of how music is made in today’s world. There are no prerequisite classes to take and no predetermined schedules to choose from. Along with an Academic Facilitator, you and your mentor will craft a curriculum that best fits your needs.

There are standard elements everyone in the industry should know of course, such as the physics of sound, music theory, and other hard and fast rules of course. But your mentor will fine-tune the experience to fit your career goals, help you build a portfolio, and assist in creating your brand.

But you really have to want it. This is not a hobby to our mentors, real word ALBUQUERQUE MUSIC PRODUCERS. This is their profession and it could be yours, too. We’ll give you a foundation, but you’ll have to take the initiative. You begin to learn when to ask for help, when your mentor needs your help, and when an artist expects your help.

In the music industry, who you know matters almost as much as what you know. That’s why getting you in front of industry professionals ASAP is so important. It’s one thing to read about how an analog recorder works, it’s something else entirely to use one during a live session.

How are we different than other professional audio engineering schools?

We took that old stale classroom concept, rebuilt and upgraded it by putting your classroom in a professional recording studio.Then we emptied out all the other students and left only YOU and YOUR TEACHER (yay for one-on-one learning!) who happens to be a pro music producer (with killer credits) to train you privately (at your pace, full time, part time, nights or weekends available).

Your hands-on learn-by-doing experience starts here!

Close to Home or In Your Home
10 Miles, 10 Blocks, Or 10 Seconds from Your Future as a Music Industry Professional

Although there’s definitely a Southwestern flavor when it comes to music from the area, there are plenty of ALBUQUERQUE AUDIO ENGINEERING SCHOOLS to choose from to learn Tejano, rock, jazz, pop, hip hop, and orchestral genres. But how many bring you into the studio while you stay at home? As Covid protocols introduced us to such terms as personal quarantines and social distancing, many educational facilities were forced to shut their doors while creating solutions for their students. Recording Connection never missed a beat. We’ve been offering remote learning options for decades. All our students need are a strong enough computer and reliable internet access. Recording Connection remote learning also lets you reach outside of the Albuquerque area to find a mentor you want to work with. We have more than 250 locations throughout the United States, which means you have access to more than 250 mentors. While learning inside the studio certainly gives you a unique perspective, you’ll still get the same education via our remote learning programs.

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Audio and Music Production Programs

Work with the Stars and Amplify

We feel our method of learning audio engineering and music production makes more sense than other options. We’re biased of course, but there’s one thing we offer that just can’t be debated: Opportunity. Your mentor is a working professional in the business, and you’ll be learning inside a real-world recording studio. This means you’ll be part of the music-making experience from the start. Working with real clients, working with a real producer, and working with others that are already on the inside. Whether it’s setting up the mics, assisting with a client, or taking over a session, you can start making a name for yourself right now! It’s almost as if every day becomes a new interview, a new day to add to your resume, a new day to impress a potential boss or client. While we don’t guarantee job placement, thousands of our students have gone on to work with their mentors, found jobs at other studios, or just started their own studios after building up their network during the program. But they all had something in common: drive, determination, and the ability to make themselves indispensable. What kind of impression will you make?

Audio and Music Programs Available Learn from an Industry Professional in a Real Recording Studio.

Ableton Electronic Music Production

24-Week and 36-Week Programs Available

Capture the music in your head with our hands-on Ableton Live curriculum featuring private training from noted EDM DJs and producers. In the Recording Connection for Ableton Electronic Music Production program, learn how to elevate your music to the professional level and get your sound in front of the decision-makers at major EDM labels.

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Hip Hop & Beat Making

24 Weeks

Take your beat making and hip hop knowledge to the professional level by learning from a major Hip Hop Producer in his or her studio in our Recording Connection for Hip Hop & Beat Making program. Learn what separates the real-deals from the wannabes.

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Logic Pro Electronic Music Production

20 Weeks

Learn Logic Pro as you extern under a professional electronic music composer, dance music producer, or touring DJ in their studio in our Recording Connection for Logic Pro Electronic Music Production program. Gain insider access to the electronic music scene. You tell us your favorite genres of electronic music, and we will help you produce that type of music.

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Music Producing

20 Weeks

Looking to build a career as a music producer? Our insider access is your opportunity to make lasting hookups that can help you get started at producing today’s music. In our Recording Connection for Music Producing program, you’ll learn in private sessions with a professional producer who can show you the ins-and-outs of this dynamic career.

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Audio Engineering & Music Production

20 Weeks

From the basics of listening and microphone placement to Pro Tools and mastering, extern with a professional audio engineer in the studio, learn in the trenches and on-the-job. Take your dreams to the professional level in our Recording Connection for Audio Engineering & Music Production program.

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Albuquerque Recording Connection Audio Institute

8601 Lomas N.E.,
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 221-6042

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