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If you didn’t believe there was an industry-competitive Music School in Medicine Hat, take another look! RECORDING CONNECTION is the only school that gets you into a Medicine Hat recording studio, working as an audio student extern as you learn the arts of music recording music producing, mixing and more. In Medicine Hat, Alberta, your best bet for launching a career in the music business is to start as an extern in a Medicine Hat recording studio. We’re the school that gets your foot in the door.
Why spend upwards of 10-50 thousand dollars to take a music recording program at a trade school or college, when you could learn music recording inside a real recording studio for a fraction of that amount? The choice is clear! Make the smart move, and learn directly from the pros in a real-world environment. Our music recording school is the smartest, most cost efficient program available.
Named for the headdress worn by the medicine men of the Blackfoot tribe, the town of Medicine Hat is located along the Trans-Canada Highway in southern Alberta, serving as home to roughly 61,000 people. Despite its small size and relatively remote location, Medicine Hat is home to a burgeoning music scene, with bands and artists representing genres ranging from jazz to folk to metal. While larger touring acts make appearances in the Medicine Hat Arena, live music can be regularly heard in smaller venues around town such as The Ottoman Lounge and Whiskey Creek Pub. The annual Medicine Hat Jazz Festival draws music lovers from all over, with talented musicians playing in numerous venues over several days. A number of musicians of note have come from Medicine Hat, as well, and include country singer Terri Clark, singer/songwriter Zaac Pick, and Canadian Idol winner Kalan Porter.
A number of recording studios are located in Medicine Hat to accommodate the needs of the musical community. Additionally, Medicine Hat is within driving distance of the active music scene found in Calgary. If you dream of being a music producer, recording engineer or musical artist, but prefer the small town environment to the craziness of the big city, Medicine Hat can offer a surprising amount of real-world learning opportunities, with access to even more opportunities in Calgary–and RECORDING CONNECTION can get you close to the action in ways other music schools can’t match.
Our industry edge comes from our mentor-extern approach. Forget the stale classroom environment–you won’t find it in our program. Instead, we place you in a real recording studio, where you’ll receive one-on-one instruction from a working music industry professional. Our program allows you the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience with real recording projects while putting you in contact with numerous other music industry professionals who can help advance your career. Over 70 percent of our graduates get hired in the music business, and you could be next. You owe it to yourself to find out what our Medicine Hat Music School can do for your career.