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The Recording ConnectionAudio Engineering School MemphisNot 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 Memphis studio?

On Location, Or Remote.

Not like any other school, this is Audio Education Updated, Reimagined, and Revitalized. Are You Ready to Take Your Place?

We hit different and here is why:

When we started Recording Connection more than 30 years ago, we wanted to shake up the system. We saw how students were forced to spend years at university, taking classes they didn’t want or need, and paying handsomely to do it. That may work in other industries, but making music isn’t like other industries.

The Recording Connection scrapped that timeline, curriculum, and the belief that you needed to go into six figures of debt to learn how to produce music. The first step we took was taking the student out of the classroom and placing them inside a real-world recording studio with a PRO MUSIC PRODUCER.

With the Recording Connection AUDIO ENGINEERING AND MUSIC PRODUCTION SCHOOL IN MEMPHIS, you’ll have one-on-one access with a working audio engineer or music producer. Your training will take place in a MEMPHIS RECORDING STUDIO learning how music is made from your mentor, a working music industry professional who is making music today. You help customize the curriculum, you help set your schedule, and you’ll get the resources you need to build a steady foundation for making music.

Recording Connection programs last from six to nine months, won’t put you in debt for tens of thousands, and can even allow you to work with local up and comers, regional acts, and nationally touring stars. We give you the opportunity to learn about the industry from the inside.

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!


Close to Home or In Your Home
10 Miles, 10 Blocks, Or 10 Seconds from Your Future as a Music Industry Professional

Recording Connection has more than 250 studios across the U.S. as well as locations in Canada. But we also have access for students that are unable to come to the studio for whatever reason. We understand music is your love, but you also have a life. For decades, we’ve been offering remote learning for those who may not be able to travel 50 miles to the nearest studio. As Covid-19 taught us, you may not even be able to travel outside of your home. If your computer is strong enough, fast enough, and has enough memory, you’ll still be able to take advantage of our programs. All you really need is a reliable internet connection.

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Elevated Audio and Music Production Programs

Work with the Stars and Amplify

Choosing your own schedule, your curriculum, and even your mentor are just a few of the assets we offer at The Memphis Recording Connection. But we feel the opportunities we offer may be the most valuable part of the program. Every day is a chance to impress a potential employer. Many of our graduates are hired by the very recording studios they were learning from or at other studios based on their mentor’s positive reviews. Some students have even been hired halfway through their program by clients impressed with their work. While you work with your mentor, incoming clients, and other music professionals, this is the time to prove your worth, to make yourself indispensable. You’re learning how to produce music the way it’s made today. Tricks of the trade. How to interact with the talent. Consider your time with us a months-long interview, the work you produce a resume. But it goes beyond working the console, using a digital audio workstation, or setting up mics. Do you show up on time, act professionally, and perform even the most menial tasks with determination? That’s what industry insiders remember. In the music business, who you know is just as important as what you know. We bring you potential job opportunities - so what kind of impression are you going to leave?

Audio and Music Programs Available Learn from an Industry Professional in a Real Recording Studio.

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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