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

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Amplify your life by breaking into your dream career in audio or music with our unique 1-on-1 mentorship programs. Available in-person or online.Get Started

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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 Atlanta studio?

On Location, Or Remote.

We hit different and here is why:

Recording Arts Universities are in place to prepare you for the recording studio after four years and up to $150,000 of debt. The Recording Connection AUDIO ENGINEERING SCHOOLS IN ATLANTA are designed to put you in a professional recording and engineering studio ON DAY ONE.

See the difference? Our students work one-on-one with industry professionals in a real-world environment from the jump. Working with industry-standard gear, bringing in local and internationally known acts, and producing the music you listen to every day, our MUSIC RECORDING MENTORS will show you what it means to run a studio.

Instead of a syllabus that might have been created a decade ago, our curriculum is based on what sound designers do and what music technology looks like today. But our professional audio engineers will also introduce you to music theory, how to communicate with artists, and tried-and-true processes that music producers have used for years.

Many of our graduates find work as soon as the programs are finished, often in the very studios they externed at. Some start their own studios and others find work before they even finish the program! There are no guarantees of course – but do you want to start living your life in nine months or four years?

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!


Featured Atlanta Music Mentors on Location or Remote

The Recording Connection offers something no “name” 4-year university or audio engineering and music production trade school can. From day one, you’ll be placed in a professional recording studio and receive one-on-one mentoring from award-winning producers and engineers.

With more than 200 locations throughout 48 states, you won’t have to travel thousands of miles for this immersive experience. You learn what it takes to make it in the music business from the inside alongside industry professionals. This includes recording, mixing and mastering, hardware and software, live sound design, and even business skills.

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Writer’s Room Recording Studio

Writer’s Room Recording Studio

Recording Connection mentor Sheldon Ellerby is a true hip hop/R&B veteran—first cutting his engineering teeth on the pioneering hip hop scene of New York/New Jersey, then migrating to Atlanta, one of hip hop’s most prolific hubs. Over the years, he’s worked with many major artists including Ludacris, Patti Labelle, Anita Baker and many others. These days, he passes his vast knowledge to Recording Connection apprentices out of his Writer’s Room Studio in Atlanta, starting with the basics of analog to make sure they have a good foundation.

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Study with Writer’s Room Recording Studio

Madison Records/The Oates Music

Madison Records/The Oates Music

Recording Connection mentor Wyatt Oates is a busy record producer in Atlanta’s happening music scene, working easily with major artists as well as helping to develop new ones. He is a co-founder of Madison Studios, along with Tanner Hendon, the combination indie label and world-class recording studio that has hosted such names as Justin Bieber, Blackberry Smoke, Collective Soul and many others. As one who has been mentored himself, Wyatt is also a huge fan of the mentor-apprentice approach and eagerly looks forward to helping up-and-coming producer/engineers get their start.

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Study with Madison Records/The Oates Music

Southern Eagle Music Group

Southern Eagle Music Group

RENEGADE EL REY, an audio engineer/producer with Stankonia Studios, the legendary studio started by Outkast, has been a Recording Connection mentor for a few years now. He has hired past externs and regularly keeps in touch with other students who are busy making a name for themselves in the business.

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Study with Southern Eagle Music Group

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

We understand there are several ATLANTA AUDIO ENGINEERING SCHOOLS for you to choose from. However, with several Recording Connection locations throughout the Atlanta area, you won’t have to go very far to find one of our studios. In fact, you might not have to leave your house at all. The Recording Connection has been offering remote learning for years, constantly adapting to meet the needs of our students. With Covid-19, we’ve ramped up our efforts to make our programs safe for students and mentors while still offering the same quality educational opportunities.

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Revolutionary Music and Audio Engineering Programs

Work with the Stars and Amplify

Speaking of opportunities, the Recording Connection AUDIO ENGINEERING SCHOOLS in Atlanta offers something no other educational institutions can. By placing you inside an operational recording studio, you’ll make connections that just aren’t possible elsewhere. Working with local bands, touring acts, and other artists give you the chance to get your name out there. You can start developing your persona and building your portfolio while you learn from an industry insider. The experience is invaluable! After all, it’s as much about making connections as it is to excel at recording, editing, mixing, and mastering in the music production biz. Taking advantage of these connections, putting your best foot forward, and learning as much as you can in the time you have will give you a head start on your career path. Learning the industry from the inside, building a brand, and taking advantage of opportunities - it’s all part of the ATLANTA RECORDING CONNECTION PROGRAM. A four-year university offers name recognition and a fancy piece of paper. We offer real-world experience and the chance at working in the music industry after nine months. What makes more sense?

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.

Electronic Music Production School with Logic ProElectronic Music Production School with Logic Pro

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.

Music Production SchoolMusic Production School

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.

Audio Engineering SchoolAudio Engineering School

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Here's what Former Atlanta Students have to Say About Recording Connection

When I thought that getting into a new industry seemed like an insurmountable task, Recording Connection and my experience with my mentor, gave me more opportunities than I knew what to do with. I'm very lucid about what my next steps are going into the New Year. And the resources I've gained in these few months seem more valuable than my four-year college degree.

Sam Alefsen in Decatur, Georgia

I knew right when I came across RRFC on the internet that it would be the perfect way for me to learn. It's one thing to read and learn about a skill from a book, but being able to apply it is what really counts. The ability to work hands-on has been such an exciting experience and I have been applying my knowledge in an actual professional setting! This style of learning has made this program worth-while and has made my learning experience much more enjoyable

Indya Slaughter in Atlanta, Georgia

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Atlanta Recording Connection Audio Institute

3333 Piedmont Road, Suite 2050
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 973-2530

Atlanta Recording Connection Audio Institute

1040 Boulevard SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 891-5270

Atlanta Recording Connection Audio Institute

250 NE Auburn Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 618-0260

Atlanta Recording Connection Audio Institute

699 11th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 382-9986

Atlanta Recording Connection Audio Institute

650 Hamilton Avenue Ste E
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 973-2580

Atlanta Recording Connection Audio Institute

3264 Shallowford Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30341
(404) 998-5671

Atlanta Recording Connection Audio Institute

677 Antone Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 913-7550

Atlanta Recording Connection Audio Institute

4160 Windrock Drive
Ellenwood, GA 30294
(678) 251-9074

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