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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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A Top Long Beach Studio

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
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- 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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A Top Long Beach Studio

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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A Top Long Beach Studio

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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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A Top Long Beach Studio

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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 Long Beach 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 Long Beach 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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Long Beach / California

Recording Connection
Audio School


If you live in Long Beach and want to train as a music producer or audio engineer, look no further than the RECORDING CONNECTION, the audio engineering school that gets you inside a real Long Beach recording studio as a student apprentice (extern). Work alongside actual working professionals as you learn your choice of mixing, audio engineering, music production, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (dub step, trance, drum and bass, techno and more), club DJ and post production audio. One of the smartest ways to launch a music industry career in Long Beach is to learn on-the-job in a real Long Beach recording studio. We are the school that puts you there.

Music school can cost 50 thousand dollars or more, but you can learn the skills you need in a real recording studio for much less! Get your training on-the-job from real professionals, and discover how the business really works as you make lots of connections. Our audio engineering school offers an extremely affordable and efficient way to get started in your audio engineering career.

To APPLY for our Long Beach Music School, click here.

Located on the south side of the sprawling Los Angeles metropolitan area, Long Beach lies about 20 miles south of downtown L.A., home to almost half a million people. Widely known for its beaches, sailing and aquatic sports, Long Beach also supports its own highly active music scene, even while remaining in close proximity to one of the most famous music scenes in the world. Embracing a wide range of genres and cultures, Long Beach houses its own opera company and symphony orchestra, and its nightlife scene offers a diverse array of live music in genres that include jazz, Latin, electro-dance, rock and much more. Notable bands and artists with connections to Long Beach include Snoop Dogg, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Warren G, Frank Ocean, and the late Nat King Cole, to name a few.

Long Beach offers plenty of real opportunities for you if you plan to become a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer. With the help of the RECORDING CONNECTION, one of Long Beach’s high-quality recording studios could become your personal classroom. Our mentor-apprentice (extern) approach enables you to learn the skills you need, on-the-job, under the personal guidance of the mentor. Not only will you learn real-world skills as you work on real recording sessions, but you’ll also get the opportunity to connect with many industry pros that you’d never meet in a classroom. Enroll in our Long Beach Music Production School today, and discover why over 70 percent of our graduates get hired.



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

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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.

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Many of the legendary producers
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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 Long Beach area campuses

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The Long Beach, California Recording Connection Audio School Advantage


1

Lots of Locations.

The Recording Connection trains students in hundreds of locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Australia and the UK, including locations in Long Beach and throughout SoCal. This means you can learn audio engineering and music production near where you live, without having to relocate.

Hundreds of locations. Advantage: Recording Connection.

2

Stay Out of Debt With Low Tuition.

Make no mistake: crushing student debt has the potential to kill your career before it starts. With our low tuition, that won't happen to you. Our affordable rates mean you can graduate with little or no debt.

Low tuition, no hidden charges. Advantage: Recording Connection.

3

Real-World Training.

At the Recording Connection, we don't see the point of training you in a classroom because you won't be producing music in a classroom! Instead, we'll train you in a real recording studio, where you'll learn how the industry really works.

Advantage: Recording Connection.

4

One-on-One Training With a Mentor.

We believe the best way to train you in the recording arts is through one-on-one instruction with someone who does it for a living. That's why we pair you with a real producer/engineer who will become your personal mentor.

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

5

Our Mentors Are Industry-Recognized.

Our mentors are highly successful producers and engineers who have worked with many of your favorite bands and artists. Don't be surprised to find Gold and Platinum Records hanging on the walls of your mentor's studio.

Learn from true industry professionals. Advantage: Recording Connection.

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6

Actual Job Placement Assistance.

Many of our students are hired by their mentors, or through connection they made while learning on-the-job. But if no positions are available when you graduate, there's no need to worry. We'll work closely with you to help you find work through our job assistance program.

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

7

Our School Is Recommended By the Pros.

We've received endorsements from some of the top producers, engineers and artists in the busienss. We're known as the school that breaks people into the music industry.

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

8

Get On the Inside Track.

Becoming an "insider" is half the battle to breaking into the business. With our on-the-job training approach, you're on the inside from the very beginning of your training, which means you're not just learning the skills—you're forming relationships and becoming part of the industry.

Get on the inside track. Advantage: Recording Connection.

9

Free Tutoring.

Stuck on an assignment? Need advice on a project? The Recording Connection offers free tutoring to all our students who need it.

Unlimited free tutoring. Advantage: Recording Connection.

10

Connections.

No matter how well you master the skills of recording, producing and mixing, you won't go anywhere in this business without connections. The great news is that by putting you in the middle of the action, you're in a prime place to make lots of connections that can lead to future work. Play your cards right, and you may never have to beg for a job.

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