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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.
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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 Lansing studio?

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If you’re hoping to find a Lansing Music School where you can learn audio engineering and music recording–you’ve come to the right place! We’re the RECORDING CONNECTION, the only music school that gets you inside an actual Lansing recording studio, working with the pros as an audio student extern while you learn mixing, audio engineering, music production, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (video game music, acid house, dub fusion, electronica and more), post production audio and club DJ. The best way by far to start a career in audio in Lansing, Michigan is by externing in a Lansing recording studio–and that’s where we come in.

Why would you spend up to 50 thousand dollars or more to go to music school at a recording trade school, when you can go to music school in a real recording studio for far less money? Play it smart–get on the inside track, and get a quality education in a real-world environment. Our music recording school is the smartest, most cost efficient program on the market today.

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Lansing, Michigan is located in the “mid-Michigan” region of the Lower Peninsula and serves as Michigan’s state capital. Although not typically thought of as a hub for the music industry, Lansing is definitely a hub for the mid-Michigan music scene, with bands and artists playing regularly in various live venues in a variety of genres. Lansing hosts several well-attended music festivals each year, including the Lansing JazzFest, the Old Town BluesFest, and the 7-day Common Ground Festival featuring numerous large-name acts.

To accommodate the ongoing musical needs of the Lansing area, a number of recording studios make their home here. If you are considering a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, Lansing affords you a surprising amount of learning opportunity–and the RECORDING CONNECTION can get you close to the action in ways other 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 distinct advantage is our mentor-apprentice (extern) approach. Rather than placing you in a sterile academic environment, we pair you with a working audio professional who serves as your personal on-the-job instructor. As you gain valuable hands-on experience with real recording projects, you'll also make vital industry connections helpful to your future.  In fact, over 70 percent of our graduates get hired, usually through contacts they made while working through our program. You owe it to yourself to see what our Lansing Music School can do for your career.

Success Stories from Students Near Lansing, MI

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“This week with the Recording Connection I learned from my mentor about plug ins...I learned how to use the plug ins to make recordings sound good. My mentor showed me how he played with them to get them to the proper level for the best sound. We worked with a well-known band as they were doing a few recordings before heading on tour. This was probably the most well known band I have seen come through my mentors’ studio so it was almost star striking to see these guys and help them set up. They were much more down to earth than expected. I helped their drummer set up his drum set and got to talk to him. His band and my mentor were quick to inform me that he hits the drums harder than anyone else in the industry, which explains his hearing loss. I feel more comfortable in the studio and can see this being my niche in the future.”
-- Andrew Drury, DeWitt, Michigan

Learn by doing with the guidance of your mentor.
"day in the studio with my mentor was both a learning, and relieving, experience. We first started by going over my reading material given to me by the Recording Connection, and talking about the certain elements of sound, for example, frequency and sound waves. After listening to my mentor explain and show me on the computer what the frequency and different Hertz levels looked like, I immediately understood the concept. I have a hard time taking the context out of reading; however, when someone as smart as my mentor can show me what it all means, I can understand it very well…I am very excited for my next session and can’t wait to see what’s next!"
Andrew Drury, DeWitt, 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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You’ve got to put in your effort. You have to show the studio you’re actually going to show up, you’re going to be there, you’re going to work hard, and you know your stuff.
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