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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Study any of the
following audio courses
with us in and around Chico-Redding
Study as an apprentice and train for audio careers inside a real recording studio.
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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Top Recording Engineers, Famous Music Producers, Heavyweight Industry Figures
Watch how we teach audio through our mentor apprentice method of education. Learn more about the pros from whom you will learn professional recording techniques, where our courses are taught, what professional audio engineers and music producers think about our programs, and more.
Your Chico-Redding, California
Recording School Alternative
The Chico-Redding Recording Connection
Looking for a great audio engineering school in the Chico-Redding area? You’ve just found the RECORDING CONNECTION, the only audio recording school that gets you inside an actual Chico-Redding recording studio where you will study as a studio student apprentice (extern) and learn your choice of music production, audio engineering, mixing, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (dub fusion, industrial, house music, trance and more), club DJ and post production audio. One of the best ways in the Chico-Redding area to enter the music business is to apprentice (extern) inside a recording studio in Chico or Redding–and the RECORDING CONNECTION can put you there.
You don’t need to spend 20-50 thousand dollars on an audio engineering education: you can spend far less money and go to audio engineering school in a real recording studio in the Chico-Redding area. Play it smart–learn from the pros, and get connected as you get educated. Our audio recording school can train you in the heart of the action, for one of the lowest tuition rates on the market.
Located in the interior regions of northern California in the Sacramento Valley, the cities of Chico and Redding are collectively home to over 160,000 people. Though the music scene in this region is not as high-profile as Los Angeles, it is surprisingly diverse for an area this size. You can find genres ranging from bluegrass to rock/metal to hip-hop to electronica, and just about anything in between–especially in Chico, a college town known for its arts-friendliness.
Numerous live music venues and recording studios can be found in and near both Chico and Redding, accommodating the demands of the music community in the area. If you desire a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, there’s plenty of activity in the Chico-Redding area to keep you busy–and the RECORDING CONNECTION can place you in the center of the action.
The secret to our success is our mentor-apprentice (extern) approach. During our inexpensive, 6-month course, you'll be paired with a working professional in the recording industry who will personally train you on recording and audio projects. Along the way, you'll make important industry contacts that can lead to future work. In fact, over 70 percent of our graduates go on to permanent industry jobs, many times even before they finish our program. You could be next! Check us out, and see what our Chico-Redding Audio Engineering School can do for your career.
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 Chico-Redding, California Recording Connection Audio School Advantage
We're Located Everwhere.
We’ve got recording schools all over the world. And if, by some crazy chance, we don’t, we’ll open a location in your area just for you. In California, we’ve got locations in Chico, Redding, Bakersfield, and Eureka, among others.
Hundreds of locations. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Our Low Tuition Protects You From Crushing Debt.
Our tuition is low. It’s cheap. We don't overcharge for tuition just because they can. Our program works and we want everyone to take advantage of that. We’re extremely proud of our sound technician school and we want to put its curriculum to good use. With our low tuition rates, you can graduate with little or no debt.
Your Classroom Will Be The Recording Studio.
You’ll be learning in a real recording studio. No, not a classroom filled with books, or a simulated campus studio; a REAL recording studio with gear, and mics, and mixing bays. You’ll be learning on-the-job.
Advantage: Recording Connection.
In our audio mixing school, each student is paired with a mentor. That mentor teaches the student the ins and the outs of the industry one-on-one.
With us, you are always number one. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Our Mentors Have Walls Lined With Gold Records.
We only partner with mentors who are successful. Our mentors have worked with some of the biggest names in the business, and many have Gold and Platinum records. You’ll be getting the gold standard of education.
Learn from true industry professionals. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Job Placement Assistance Program.
The Recording Connection knows that it’s a scary world out there, and you might have concerns about finding work after our program. Don’t worry--we’ll help you. We have a 12 month long job assistance program.
We don't just give you a cold-call lead list when you graduate. We help you find work. Advantage: Recording Connection.
The School Recommended by the Pros.
We are endorsed by many professional engineers and producers. You will be astonished at the names that love our school. The producers and engineers for Lady Gaga, 50 Cent, Guns N' Roses and The Rolling Stones all work with us.
Endorsed by some of the best in the business. Advantage: Recording Connection.
From Day One, You’re On The Inside.
From the get go, you’ll be inside a real studio. You’ll be learning exactly how a real studio runs. You’ll be witnessing exactly how to navigate and operate inside a work environment.
Get on the inside track. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Are you concerned about the workload? Does it look too difficult? Don’t worry. We have a tutoring program that will help you with any problems that you might have.
Unlimited free tutoring. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Connections: they're the name of the game. They’re what separates the haves from the have nots. You need connections to work in this industry. And that’s why our program works so well, because it gets you connections.
Real world music industry connections. Big Advantage: Recording Connection.