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Make or record any form of popular or avant-garde music. Learn Pro Tools in a real studio.

Tuition: Just $9800
Curriculum Covers

- Sound & Hearing, Acoustics, Monitoring
- Basic Electronics, Signal Routing
- Dynamics, Equalization, Effects Processing
- Analog and Digital Audio
- Pro Tools Software, and more.

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Our insider access is your opportunity to make lasting hookups to launch your career as a music producer. Learn in private apprenticeship sessions from a professional music producer.

Tuition: Just $9800
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- Sound & Hearing, Acoustics, Monitoring
- Basic Electronics, Signal Routing
- Dynamics, Equalization, Effects Processing
- Analog and Digital Audio
- Pro Tools Software, and more.

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Prepare for a career as a front-of-house engineer by apprenticing under a touring Audio Engineer. If you goal is to get inside the music industry and tour the world, this recording program is for you.

Tuition: Just $9800
Curriculum Covers

- Sound & Hearing, Acoustics, Monitoring
- Microphone design, Sound Systems
- Dynamics Range, Headroom, Harmonic Distortion
- Input and Output Impedance, Indoor / Outdoor Sound
- Pro Tools Software, and more.

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Now that you have been educated and trained in audio, you must show the industry that you have the necessary credentials. The best way to do this is to become certified. The Recording Connection Certification Programs in Pro Tools™ do just that.

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- 2 or hours of preparation with an award-winning Audio Engineer and Music Producer via Skype.
- Written / Practical Exams
- Certification Award
- Custom logo for your resume
- Elevated Job Placement Status, and More!

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You can't get more inside music business access than this course. Gain an understanding the world of agents, managers, labels, royalties, 360 deals, copyrights, concert riders and more.

Tuition: Just $9800
Curriculum Covers

- A&R, Marketing, Publicity and Promotion
- Record Labels - Sales, Legal & Business Affairs
- Music Publishing and Compensation
- Artist, Producer, & Songwriter Management
- And much more.

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Apprentice under the legends of the music industry who have made the greatest music of all time. We offer private access to the recording-industry leaders who’ve crafted records for U2, Frank Sinatra, Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Michael Jackson, Shania Twain, Dolly Parton, Neil Young, Hole, Nirvana, Sam Cooke, Ozzy Osbourne and hundreds more.

Tuition: Just $9800
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- Learn what you want from the BEST in the business.
- Audio Engineering and Music Producing
- Music Business, A&R, Publishing
- Advanced Audio
- And much more.

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Our insider access is your opportunity to make lasting hookups to launch your career as a music producer. Learn in private apprenticeship sessions from a professional music producer.

Tuition: Just $9800
Curriculum Covers

- Sound & Hearing, Acoustics, Monitoring
- Basic Electronics, Signal Routing
- Dynamics, Equalization, Effects Processing
- Analog and Digital Audio
- Pro Tools Software, and more.

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A Top Fresno-Visalia Studio

Learn what separates the real-deals from the wannabes.strong> Take your beat-making and hip hop music to the biggest stage by apprenticing (externing) on the inside with a major Hip Hop Producer in their recording studio.

Tuition: Just $9800
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- Sound & Hearing, Acoustics, Monitoring
- Music Fundamentals, Songwriting, Elements of Style
- Sequencing, MIDI, History of 808s
- EQ, Dynamic Processing, Effects, Mixing / Mastering
- Music Publishing
- Logic Pro software, and much more.

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A Top Fresno-Visalia Studio

Featuring Hands-On Ableton Live or Logic Pro Training with Private Instruction from noted EDM producers and DJs.

Tuition: Starts at $3500
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- Ableton Live Fundamentals
- MIDI, Comppsition and Instrumentation, Finalizing
- Sound Design and Audio Processing
- Editing, Mixing
- Advanced Techniques, Instrument and Effect Racks, Drum Racks
- LIVE with Ableton Live
- Arranging, Advanced Vocals, Advanced Mixing/Mastering

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Fresno-Visalia / California

Recording Connection
Audio School


The Fresno-Visalia Recording Connection

If you’re looking for a great recording school in the Fresno-Visalia area, you’re in luck! We’re the RECORDING CONNECTION, the Fresno-Visalia Recording School that gets you inside an actual recording studio in Fresno or Visalia where you will train as a recording studio apprentice (extern) while you learn your choice of music production, audio engineering, mixing, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (dub step, drum and bass, techno, jungle and more), electronic DJ and post production audio. Make no mistake, the smartest way to break into the recording industry in the Fresno-Visalia area is to start inside a local recording studio as an apprentice–and that’s the heart behind our revolutionary approach.

There’s no need to spend 20-50 thousand dollars ton a recording school education; you can spend far less money and go to recording school in a real recording studio in the Fresno-Visalia area? Be smart, learn directly from the pros, and get connected as you get educated. Our audio recording school alternative provides a smart, cost fficient way to get a quality education in recording and audio production.

To APPLY for our Fresno-Visalia Recording School, click here.

The cities of Fresno and Visalia are located in the San Joaquin Valley in central California, situated about 40 miles from one another.  Both cities are home to vibrant music scenes, with a variety of genres represented, including jazz, rock, rap and others.  Fresno hosts an annual music festival called F.U.S.E. (Fresno Urban Sound Experience), an all-day, multi-venue festival featuring dozens of local bands. Visalia also sees a lot of live music on a regular basis, as bands regularly pass through town on their way to and from Los Angeles. Notable musicians hailing from the Fresno-Visalia area include singer/songwriters Warren Zevon and Gary Jules, as well as superstar-legend Cher.

To accommodate the busy musical activity of the Fresno-Visalia area, numerous recording studios make their home here, providing plenty of learning opportunity for aspiring recording engineers, live audio engineers or music producers.

With our many professional connections and relationships forged over the years, the RECORDING CONNECTION can get you hooked up with the music scene in ways that could never happen in a classroom situation. Our secret is the mentor-apprentice (extern) approach, where we pair you with a working professional in the industry who personally trains you on real audio projects. We are proud that over 70% of our graduates go on to permanent recording industry employment.  Enroll in our Fresno-Visalia Recording School today, and you could be next!



Study any of the
following audio courses
with us in and around Fresno-Visalia

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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Logic Electronic Music

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Post Production For Film and TV

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We get our students jobs.

72%

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.

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Many of the legendary producers
in Fresno-Visalia endorse our school. Are you ready?

Top Recording Engineers, Famous Music Producers, Heavyweight Industry Figures

Our Low Tuition Keeps You Out of Debt

RECORDING
CONNECTION
$9,800
%
TRADE
SCHOOL
$22,000 + $20,500*
%
2-YEAR
JR. COLLEGE
$44,000 + $61,000*
%
4-YEAR TRADITIONAL COLLEGE$88,000 + $122,000*
*Average Accrued Interest Charges

Sources: Sallie Mae student loan calculator - Nerd Wallet - Best Value Schools - Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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Recording Connection
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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.

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Learn one on one from engineers and producers who have worked with The Rolling Stones

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Locations of our Fresno-Visalia area campuses

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The Fresno-Visalia, California Recording Connection Audio School Advantage


1

Locations everywhere.

No need to move to L.A., Nashville or New York to go to audio school. We’ve got locations EVERYWHERE, including in Fresno, Visalia, and numerous other locations throughout California. No need to relocate. We're the school that's where you are.

Hundreds of locations. Advantage: Recording Connection.

2

Low Tuition Keeps You Out of Debt.

We’re tired of schools taking advantage of students who are hungry for knowledge and a career. We’re not going to charge massive amounts of money to attend our school, out of principle. We keep our tuition low.

Affordable tuition, no hidden fees. Advantage: Recording Connection.

3

Your Classroom Is a Recording Studio.

No more stuffy lecture halls for you. You’ll be learning in a real recording studio. You’ll be thinking on your feet and problem solving. You’ll quickly understand what it’s like to work in the industry… because you’ll actually be working in the industry.

Advantage: Recording Connection.

4

Learn One-on-One.

Your mentor will be paired with you on a matter of taste/interest. You’ll get a hip-hop mentor if you’re shooting to be a hip-hop producer. Country, jazz, metal, or reggae—whatever it is—we'll pair you with the right person. He/she will teach you one on one in a real recording studio.

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

5

Gold Records. 'Nuff said.

Our mentors aren’t noobs. They’re seasoned veterans who know exactly what they’re doing. They commonly have their walls plastered with Gold and Platinum Records.

Learn from true industry professionals with real accolades. Advantage: Recording Connection.

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6

Job Placement Assistance Program.

Are you concerned about procuring future employment after graduation? Don’t be—we've got your back. We’ve got a job placement program that will run for 12 months after you graduate.

We don't just give you a cold-call lead list when you graduate. We help you find work. Advantage: Recording Connection.

7

The School Recommended by Industry Pros.

Our school is amazing. That’s why industry pros constantly point to us as a great way to break into the industry and learn the ropes. We rock, and people notice.

Endorsed by some of the best in the business. Advantage: Recording Connection.

8

From the Jump, You’re On The Inside.

With our program, you’re on the inside. Both metaphorically and physically. You’re on the inside of the building where the stuff happens, but more than that--you’re also perceived as an insider by the people that matter.

You're on the inside from day one. Advantage: Recording Connection.

9

Free Tutoring.

We take nothing for granted. Our music production school offers you a completely free tutoring program to ensure that you succeed.

Unlimited free tutoring. Advantage: Recording Connection.

10

Connections. Lots of 'em.

The Recording Connection was designed so that you would make connections and jumpstart your career. You’ll be in the right place around the right people, we’ve seen to that. You just need to remain a constant force of positive work and diligence, and make loads of connections with these people. You already have your foot in the door: now make the most of it.

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