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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 Boulder studio?

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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 alternative that gets you inside an actual Boulder recording studio, where you will train as a studio student 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 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 alternative is the smartest, most cost efficient program on the market today.

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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.

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!

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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 ordinary 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.

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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

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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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