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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 Details
Learn advanced audio techniques in overdubbing, mixdown and mastering. Extern under a professional audio engineer/music producer/mixer while gaining an insider's access to the music industry with the Recording Connection for Advanced Audio Engineering & Music Production program.Advanced Audio Details
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.Hip Hop / Beat Making Details
Prepare for a career as a front-of-house engineer by externing under a touring audio engineer. Recording Connection for Live Music program is geared for those who want to get inside of the music industry and tour the world.Live Sound Details
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 Details
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.Ableton Electronic Music Details
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 Production workshop, you’ll learn in private sessions with a professional producer who can show you the ins-and-outs of this dynamic career.Music Producing Details
The Recording Connection Live DJ workshop pairs you with a working, touring DJ, who’ll tutor you on what it takes to succeed on the world’s biggest stages. Want an insider’s perspective? Get the ultimate all-access pass to music-performance business knowhow. Get schooled in one-on-one lessons from a working, touring DJ.Live DJ Details
Turn your passion and ear for music into a career by understanding the world of managers, agents, royalties, copyrights, 360 deals and more. Learn the real ins-and-outs of music business from inside the industry in Recording Connection for Music Business workshop. Are you the next music mogul?Music Business Details
Learn Post Audio while externing under a Post Production Specialist in their recording studio. If working on movie, TV and video game soundtracks sounds like an incredible career, the Recording Connection for Post Production for Film and TV workshop is for you.Post Production for Film and TV Details
Collaborate with music producers and learn from some of the most qualified professionals in the industry like those who’ve crafted records for U2, Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Michael Jackson, Shania Twain, Hole, Nirvana, Ozzy Osbourne and hundreds more. The Recording Connection Learn from Legends workshop is for graduates of the Recording Connection for Audio Engineering & Music Production program and is currently an invite-only workshop.Learn from Legends Details
Fast track your career with certification credentials in Pro Tools. By getting yourself tested and certified in Recording Connection’s Audio Certification workshop, you are showing over 5,000 producers and engineers worldwide that you have what it takes to work for them as both and an assistant engineer and an engineer/producer.Audio Certification Details
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From production to engineering to hip-hop and Ableton, our mentor-based programs avoid the unnecessary costs and unrelated requirements of ordinary audio schools and programs. Work directly with an accomplished industry professional at a fully-equipped recording studio.
Recording Connection’s unique mentor-style education is far more cost-effective than trade schools or traditional colleges and on average, requires less financing (based on national averages). Compare the true costs of education.
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Our fully-immersive curriculum covers all of the following:
With artists, audio engineers, studio management, record labels, clients.
Pro Tools, Reason, Logic, and Ableton Live.
Composition, arranging, mixing, recording.
Analog consoles, signal processing and compressors, microphone placement.
We get it. This isn’t your normal four-year college or trade school program. We’re different, even innovative and you need to understand more before you apply. Here’s how you can get more info:
Why learn from teachers when you can learn from industry giants?
Blind Boys of Alabama
Lady Smith Black Mambozo (from South Africa)
Beth Nielsen Chapman
Dorthy Love Coates
Taking the Stage
Bad Girls Club
Make a Wish Foundation
Bob Sinclair,Marshmello,Steve Aoki,Robin Schulz,Borgeous,Nicku Romero,DJ Chuckie,WandW
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Plants vs. Zombies
Guild Wars 2
Black Hark Down
Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League - Cosmic Clash
The 5th Demention
Dead Island 2
Guild Wars 2
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Justice League Heroes
Mary J Blige
Mary J Blige
With the right experience and connections, you can jumpstart your career in the music industry.
Some certificate programs may not be available in AZ and TN. Please consult our school catalogs for more information.
Professionals in the music business—including famous producers and audio engineers who’ve worked on the music that inspires you—endorse Recording Connection’s audio programs for one simple reason: they know our immersive hands-on method works.
Learn one on one from engineers and producers who have worked with The Rolling Stones
Learn from the Engineer that records Deadmau5
Learn music production from Taylor Swift’s music producer.
Learn audio from the producers and engineers that have worked with Skrillex.
Kendrick Lamar’s Producer is a mentor for the Recording Connection
An Engineer for Jack White teaches Recording Connection students
Beyoncé’s Audio Engineer is a Recording Connection Mentor
Larry King endorses the Recording Radio and Film Connection.
Hans Zimmer endorses the Recording Connection’s mentor-apprentice learning approach.
Snoop Dogg’s producers teach our students.
John Mayer’s audio engineer is a teacher for Recording Connection
Audio Engineer for U2 is a Recording Connection Teacher
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The Recording Connection is extremely proud of its Dothan, Alabama recording school. We have numerous established audio technician school locations all over the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. You don't have to relocate to learn audio engineering and music production because we can pair you with a real audio professional near where you live! Our global network of audio mixing schools operate with a simple single objective: help today's youth break into the music business.
The other guys don't come close. Advantage: Recording Connection.
Commercial audio studios exist in a highly competitive industry. To survive they need to have the latest gear on hand. With the Recording Connection, you will be learning at just such a studio. Guess what? That means youâ€™ll have plenty of hands-on access to the latest and best equipment available.
Most school's gear is second or third generation. Don't get stuck in their generation gap. Advantage: Recording Connection.
One of the secrets to the success or Recording Connection is that we put our students inside a real recording studio. We get you working in a real-world environment from day one. You’re forced to think on your feet, act quickly and solve problems. We put you in the work place so that you can prove to everyone already there that you deserve to be there. This is our standard practice. We do it in Dothan the same as we do it in Tucson, or anywhere lese. We do this same method of education everywhere, and we’ve only seen one result: success.
Advantage: Recording Connection.
When you enroll in the Recording Connection music production school, you’ll be paired with a mentor who is an industry veteran, and you'll be learning one-on-one with this person until you graduate. You’ll be honing your craft in the studio sessions with your mentor while gaining experience in the industry working with everyone from other apprentices to record label executives.
With us, you are always number one. Advantage: Recording Connection.
The Recording Connection does not suffer fools lightly. We’re awesome because we have awesome mentors and we have awesome students. We don’t want to ruin that by having a sub-par mentor come in and screw things up. That’s why we only accept the absolute brightest and best mentors. Our mentors typically have Gold and Platinum records on their walls.
Their teachers listen to the Gold Records our teachers produce. Advantage: Recording Connection.
The Recording Connection wants you to succeed. We want you to conquer the world. We want you to have every advantage possible. Because of this we offer a 12-month Job Placement Assistance program. If you fail to find work immediately after exiting our program, we’ll help you search for a job for a whole year afterward.
The other guys give you a cold-call lead list when you graduate. Advantage: Recording Connection.
The Recording Connection is recommended by thousands of professional musicians, recording engineers and record producers. We’re heralded by thousands of pros as being the logical progression of organized education. And do you know why they say that? Because we help people succeed. It’s as simple as that.
You can count the number of pros who recommend the other guys on one hand. Advantage: Recording Connection.
From day one we put you on the inside. Half your battle is over before you even start. You’re there to gain experience and meet people in the industry. You don’t have to worry about being in the right place because we already put you there. You just have to worry about sticking around long enough to find the right time.
The other guys are on the outside, looking in. Advantage: Recording Connection.
We offer completely private tutoring for any and all of our students who need help. It is completely free and completely unlimited. We offer tutoring to anyone who enrolls in our program in Dothan, or anywhere else in the world. We take this extra step to ensure that you succeed no matter what.
Unlimited private tutoring. Advantage: Recording Connection.
At the end of the day, you’re here to get a job, to jumpstart your career. The only way that's going to happen in this business is if you make connections. And not just one or two connections: you need to make 100 or 200 connections so that you can provide long-term stability for yourself. And that’s exactly what the Recording Connection audio school does. We make sure that you’re around people of influence in this industry—decision makers, people in positions of power. On a daily basis, you be interacting with your mentor, your co-workers, and your mentor’s client list. You’ll be making serious steps toward jumpstarting your career in the music industry after just working in a studio for a few weeks.
Real world music industry connections. Big Advantage: Recording Connection.