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The Recording ConnectionAudio Engineering School Flint-Saginaw-Bay CityNot like any other school: We. Hit. Different.

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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 Flint-Saginaw-Bay City studio?

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Looking for a great music school alternative in the Flint-Saginaw-Bay City area where you can learn audio engineering and recording? Meet the RECORDING CONNECTION, the only music school alternative that gets you inside an actual Flint-Saginaw-Bay City recording studio, where you will work as an audio student extern and 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 the Flint-Saginaw-Bay City area, there’s no better way to get started in the recording industry than to extern in a recording studio in Flint, Saginaw or Bay City. We’re no ordinary school. We get you inside the industry to learn the ropes from a professional audio engineer or music producer who earns their living in the business.

You could spend upwards of 50 thousand dollars to go to a music audio trade school, or you could spend considerably less and to go to our music school alternative in a professional recording studio. We believe the smarter, more effective way to learn is straight from the pros, getting connected as you get educated. Our music recording school alternative is a sensible, cost efficient step towards building careers in audio engineering and music production.

To APPLY for our Flint-Saginaw-Bay City Music School alternative, click here.

The cities of Bay City, Saginaw and Flint are located along a 50-mile stretch of Interstate-75 in east-central Michigan, not far from the “thumb” area of the Lower Peninsula. Although not an area many might readily associate with the music industry in general, the Flint-Saginaw-Bay City area has an active music scene, with local and regional acts playing a variety of musical styles in live venues throughout the area. This region has also produced several notable bands and musicians, including Madonna, Grand Funk Railroad, Stevie Wonder, and American Idol contestant LaKisha Jones, just to name a few.

Keeping up with the ongoing needs of the music community, a number of recording studios make their home in the Flint-Saginaw-Bay City area. If you are considering a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy in this area–and the RECORDING CONNECTION can get you close to the action in ways ordinary music schools can’t.

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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Our unique advantage is our revolutionary mentor-apprentice (extern) approach, in which we bypass the traditional classroom environment by pairing you directly with a working recording industry professional who gives you one-on-one instruction during real audio projects. As you gain valuable hands-on experience, you'll also make important industry connections that often lead to future work.  You owe it to yourself to see what our Flint-Saginaw-Bay City Music School can do for your career.

Success Stories from Students near Flint, MI

Train with your mentor how to keep up, and adapt to last minute client demands, in the fast paced environment of the music industry.
"In my session this week with my mentor, it was all about the Digital Audio basics. We covered all of the main points discussed in my reading assigned by the Recording Connection, starting with the binary number system. After the lesson with my mentor, there was a gentleman who came in for an emergency session with my mentor, as he had to get a track mixed for a Chicago Bulls player needed when this player plays at his home court. Watching all of this take place at my mentor's recording studio, in the spur of the moment, was really exciting and very cool!"
-- Tyler Hutchinson, Commerce Township, Michigan

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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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