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Fairbanks / Alaska

Recording Connection
Audio School


An audio engineering school all the way up in Fairbanks?  You bet!  We’re the Fairbanks RECORDING CONNECTION, the only audio engineering school that gets you inside an actual Fairbanks recording studio, where you will study as an audio student apprentice (extern) and learn your choice of audio engineering, mixing, music production, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (dub fusion, industrial, house music, trance and more), electronic DJ and post production audio. The smartest way in Fairbanks to make a start in recording and audio production is by apprenticing in a Fairbanks recording studio–and that’s the RECORDING CONNECTION advantage.

Don’t make the mistake of spending 20-50 thousand dollars (plus relocation) to go to an audio engineering trade school elsewhere, when you can spend far less money and go to audio engineering school in a real recording studio here in Fairbanks. Get on the inside track, learn directly from the pros, and get connected as you get educated. Our audio recording school is the smartest, most cost efficient program available anywhere.

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Located deep in Alaska’s interior among a diversity of beautiful natural scenery, the city of Fairbanks is home to around 35,000 people. A town this small and remote might seem an unlikely place to learn recording, but actually there is a fairly active music scene here, with lots of indie bands performing in the area in genres ranging from bluegrass to punk. Fairbanks hosts a number of music-related festivals during the year, including a Summer Arts Festival, Summer and Winter Folk Festivals, and most notably, the Clucking Blossom, in which local bands of all genres give the general public a sampling of the musical diversity to be found here.

Keeping step with the Fairbanks music scene, several live venues and recording studios are found in the area to accommodate the needs of the music community. If you are considering a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, Fairbanks, Alaska provides a surprising amount of opportunity.

The secret to the RECORDING CONNECTION's 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. The contacts you make along the way quite often lead to future jobs; in fact over 70 percent of our graduates get hired, sometimes by the very same studio where we placed them! You owe it to yourself to see what the Fairbanks RECORDING CONNECTION can do for you!

Study any of the
following audio courses
with us in and around Fairbanks

Study as an apprentice and train for audio careers inside a real recording studio.

Audio Engineering Program (Pro Tools)

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Electronic Music Artist (Ableton)

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Music Producing Program

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Hip Hop Producer Program

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Audio Certification

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Live DJ

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Live Sound Engineer

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Learn from Legends

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Logic Electronic Music

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Post Production For Film and TV

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Music Business

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Advanced Audio

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Pro Tools™

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Logic Pro

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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.

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Audio School
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The Fairbanks, Alaska Recording Connection Audio School Advantage


We’ve Got You Covered As Far As Locations Are Concerned.

The Recording Connection has locations scattered throughout the globe, including the U.K, Canada, Australia and all over the United States—even in Fairbanks, Alaska! You don't have to relocate to go to our audio engineering school—we can put you in a real recording studio for training near where you live.

The other guys don't come close. Advantage: Recording Connection.


Low Tuition.

The Recording Connection audio engineering school prides itself on its low tuition. In an age of skyrocketing education costs, someone has to do the responsible thing and hold the line.

The other guys not only cost more, they have lots of add-on charges. Advantage: Recording Connection.


Learn Inside Real Recording Studios.

The Recording Connection’s classrooms are actually real recording studios. We place our students inside recording studios and pair them with real working music industry professionals who tutor them in the ways of the industry.

Advantage: Recording Connection.


Learning From A Mentor.

Your mentor will be someone who is doing exactly what you want to be doing. Are you into reggae? Are you looking to be a gutter punk producer? Are you obsessed with the idea of becoming a Top-40 engineer? Well, we’ve got people doing those exact things who would love to mentor you in their craft.

With us, you are always number one. Advantage: Recording Connection.


High Mentor Standards.

Gold Records are commonplace among our mentors. We love it when students tour the recording studio where they'll be learning, and they come to the wall of Gold and Platinum records. The expression on their face is always quite satisfying. We hold our mentors to an immense level of quality. As our student, you'll be working with a true industry pro.

Their teachers listen to the Gold Records our teachers produce. Advantage: Recording Connection.


We’ll Help You Find a Job.

We offer an amazing 12-month job placement assistance program.On the off chance that you don’t find work immediately after graduation, you’ll have our full support in securing you work in the industry.

The other guys give you a cold-call lead list when you graduate. Advantage: Recording Connection.


Celebrity Endorsements.

Our program is endorsed by the likes of Russell Simmons, Brian Adams and David Lynch and hundreds more. We have it all, and the top people in the industry recognize that. We’re the best at what we do, and what we do is awesome.

You can count the number of pros who recommend the other guys on one hand. Advantage: Recording Connection.


You’ll Be Working On The Inside.

With our unique program, you’re on the inside of a real recording studio, you’re working your butt off, and you’re making connections. That’s what can expect from your apprenticeship (externship). To work hard, work in a real studio, and meet tons of awesome (and potentially famous) people.

The other guys are on the outside, looking in. Advantage: Recording Connection.


Free Tutoring.

Are you having a problem with something in your classes? Is your mentor not quite communicating the way you’d like? Well, we can help. We offer unlimited free tutoring that will get you through anything that happens. You’ll never lack assistance.

Unlimited free tutoring. Advantage: Recording Connection.


Today Is the First Day of The Rest Of Your Career.

The Recording Connection audio mixing school is a singular entity. We put you in a real recording studio, we help you make connections, and we help you gain experience. It’s as simple as that. At the end of our program, you’re going to walk away with a career, connections, and a skill set that can last a lifetime.

Real world music industry connections. Big Advantage: Recording Connection.