Music Scene in
The Champaign Recording Connection
Looking for a music school in the Champaign-Springfield-Decatur area that offers training in recording and audio engineering? Look no further than the RECORDING CONNECTION, the only school that gets you inside an actual recording studio in the Champaign-Springfield-Decatur area, where you will train as an audio student apprentice (extern) while you learn your choice of music production, audio engineering, mixing, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (dub step, drum and bass, techno, jungle and more), club DJ and post production audio. Make no mistake: the smartest way to break into the recording industry in this area is to start inside a recording studio as an apprentice–and that’s where the RECORDING CONNECTION comes in.
Why would you spend upwards of 20-50 thousand dollars to go to a music engineering trade school when you can spend far less money and go to music school in a real recording studio? Be smart, learn from the pros, and get connected as you get educated. Our music recording school is hands-down the smartest, most cost efficient way to get an education in audio engineering and music production.
The cities of Champaign, Springfield and Decatur are located along an 85-mile stretch of Interstate-72 in central Illinois. Although this region is not widely known as a music hotspot, the Champaign-Springfield-Decatur area actually has a solid music scene, with bands playing in a diversity of genres including jazz, blues, country, rock and hip-hop. Some of the noteworthy bands and musicians with ties to this area include bluegrass singer Allison Krauss, rock band REO Speedwagon, alternative band Hum, Chad Gray (lead singer of Mudvayne), and rapper Ludacris, to name a few.
A number of live music venues and recording studios make their home in the Champaign-Springfield-Decatur area, accommodating the needs of the area music scene. If you are thinking about a career as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, there’s plenty to keep you busy in the Champaign-Springfield-Decatur area.