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Amplify your life by breaking into your dream career in audio or music with our unique 1-on-1 mentorship programs. Available in-person or online.Get Started

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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 Duluth studio?

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The Duluth Recording Connection

If you’re looking for a quality Duluth Recording School, you’ve come to the right place! We’re the RECORDING CONNECTION, the only recording school that gets you inside an actual Duluth recording studio, working directly with the pros as an audio student extern while you learn music production, audio engineering, mixing, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (trip hop, techno, house, trance and more), post production audio and club DJ. In Duluth, Minnesota, the smartest way to get started in recording is by externing in a Duluth recording studio.  We’re the school that can get your foot in the door.

Don’t be fooled: it can easily cost upwards of 50 thousand dollars to learn recording at a recording trade school, plus whatever it costs to relocate. Why spend that money, when for a fraction of that amount you can go to recording school in a real recording studio in Duluth? Be smart, get on the inside track, and get your education in a real-world environment. Our recording school is the smartest, most cost efficient program available today.

To APPLY for our Duluth Recording School, click here.

Located along the shores of Lake Superior in northern Minnesota, Duluth is a port city and a hub for transportation, shipping and commerce for the surrounding region. Although not the first place people associate with the music business, Duluth actually has a surprisingly vibrant music scene, as well as an ongoing musical heritage. Every year in early May, Duluth celebrates its local music scene with a Homegrown Music Festival showcasing local bands in a variety of genres. Duluth has also produced several notable musicians and acts over the years, including blues musician Charlie Parr, Soul Asylum founder Dan Murphy, bluegrass band Trampled by Turtles, and legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan, to name a few.

A number of live music venues and recording studios are located in Duluth to accommodate the ongoing needs of the music scene here. If you are considering a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, Duluth holds plenty of opportunity for you to learn.

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 our many professional connections and relationships forged over the years, the RECORDING CONNECTION is in a unique position to help fulfill your dreams of a career in the recording industry. Our original mentor-apprentice (extern) approach bypasses the sterile classroom environment and puts you where the real action is–in a real recording studio, learning one-on-one from a working industry professional on actual recording projects. This is our advantage over other recording schools, and it works!  Over 70% of our graduates get hired in the recording industry, usually through contacts they made while going through our program.  Enroll in our Duluth Recording School today, and find out what we can do for your career.

Audio and Music Programs Available Learn from an Industry Professional in a Real Recording Studio.

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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