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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The Boulder, CO Recording Connection
If you’re looking for a quality recording school in Boulder, Colorado, you’ve just found the most innovative program available. We’re the Boulder RECORDING CONNECTION, the only recording school that gets you inside an actual Boulder recording studio, where you will train as a studio student apprentice (extern) while you learn your choice of audio engineering, mixing, music production, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (dub step, drum and bass, techno, jungle and more), club DJ and post production audio. The best way to enter the recording industry in Boulder is to apprentice (extern) in a Boulder recording studio–and we’re the ones who can make that happen for you.
Why spend upwards of 50 thousand dollars to go to a typical recording trade school when you can get on the inside track by attending recording school in a real recording studio for far less money? Be smart, learn from the pros, and get connected as you get educated. Our recording school is the smartest, most cost efficient program on the market today.
Boulder, Colorado rests about 25 miles north of Denver along the scenic Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Home to the University of Colorado at Boulder, this arts-friendly city has also had a vibrant music scene for many years, covering genres from folk-acoustic to punk, and just about everything in between. Live music can regularly be heard along the picturesque outdoor walking/shopping area Pearl Street Mall, both from scheduled bands and street artists. Among the live music venues in Boulder is the noteworthy Fox Theatre, which spotlights both local and traveling acts.
While much of the music activity is from indie bands and artists, a number of these acts have garnered national attention. Among the notable bands with ties to Boulder are The Samples, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, The String Cheese Incident, The Fray, and 3Oh!3.
With all the music activity happening in and around Boulder, there are plenty of opportunities for you to learn if you are aspiring to be a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer. Thanks to our mentor-apprentice (extern) approach, the RECORDING CONNECTION of Boulder can put you close to the action in ways that other music schools can't. This is because with our revolutionary system, your education takes place under the mentoring of a working industry professional, during actual recording projects in one of Boulder's recording studios. Not only will you get a quality education, but you'll also make valuable industry connections for the future. Enroll today, and discover why over 70% of our graduates get permanent industry jobs.
Students Near Boulder, CO
Allow your mentors to assist you with the development of your recording skills.
My mentor and I have been discussing in great detail about mics, placement, applications, and concepts. I have been working and recording material for companies and projects on almost a constant rate now, so my mentors and I have been going through somewhat of a crash course on mic usage in real life, practical studio recordings since that's what I am doing all the time now. …Both of my mentors always let me pick their brains constantly with questions that I am sure to them are second nature. I have been developing my ear and understanding of full song mixing, and the concepts of compression, limiting, and EQ on an individual instrument level, virtual instrument, and then a mastering/ mix-down level, so, really helpful and exciting as I hear my recordings and mixes getting better and better.
-- Glenn Gizzi, Superior, Colorado
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 proactive 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 Boulder, Colorado Recording Connection Audio School Advantage
We Are Located Everywhere.
Yes, you can go to audio engineering school in Boulder, Colorado. Or Denver, or Colorado Springs, or Atlanta, or New York, or Sydney. We have locations throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and even Australia.
The other guys don't come close. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Our Low Tuition Helps Keep You Out of Debt.
The Recording Connection is disgusted by how expensive audio technician schools are, not to mention the poor level of education that you receive at them. That’s why we only look out for you. We have cheap tuition and we pride ourselves on having extremely immersive education.
The other guys not only cost more, they have lots of add-on charges. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Go To Class In a Real Recording Studio.
During our program you’ll be working in a real recording studio. You’ll be learning from your mentor while simultaneously learning the ins and outs of the recording process. You’ll be gaining experience from the first minutes.
Advantage: Recording Connection.
Your mentor will teach you everything you need to know about audio engineering and music production. You’ll be honing your craft while learning one-on-one in a real recording studio.
With us, you are always number one. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Our Mentors Gold Records. Lots Of 'Em.
Our mentors are successful producers and engineers who have worked in every genre imaginable, and who have worked with the biggest names in the business. It stands to reason that among them are hundreds and hundreds of Gold and Platinum records.
Their teachers listen to the Gold Records our teachers produce. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Job Placement Assistance Program.
The Recording Connection offers a job placement assistance program so that any of our students who isn’t immediately hired has help finding a job.
The other guys give you a cold-call lead list when you graduate. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Thousands of Endorsements From the Pros.
Pros dig us. They just do. The recognize quality when they see it, and they want to talk about it.
You’re On The Inside At the Jump.
From the get go, you're working in a real recording studio. Do you know how many people want that opportunity? They’re lining up outside the door. They’re banging on the walls. But you get it because you partnered with us.
The other guys are on the outside, looking in. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Are you nervous about the course work? Don’t be. We’ve got free tutoring if you need it.
Unlimited free tutoring. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Connections. Connections. And More Connections.
The connections that you make in this business will have a great impact on your future. They’re defining the course of your career and the trajectory of your success. Thank goodness that our school is so amazing because the connections that you’re going to make in our audio production school will play a huge role in your success.
Real world music industry connections. Big Advantage: Recording Connection.