Loading...
RRFC is fully functional during the current Coronavirus public health crisis. Find out how.

The Recording ConnectionAudio Engineering School MontrealNot like any other school: We. Hit. Different.

Apply Online

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

Call Admissions: (800) 755-7597

Why learn audio or music production from an instructor on a campus when you can learn from a pro in his or her Montreal 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:

More than 30 years ago, the Recording Connection decided to offer a new way to teach audio engineering and music production. We felt students were spending too much time and too much money without getting a true understanding of how the music industry really works.

Would you rather learn from an instructor in a classroom or from a PRO MUSIC PRODUCER inside a real-world recording studio? Get one on one attention throughout the program or jockey with other students for time with the teacher? Work every day with gear used by professional audio engineers and music producers or wait until it’s your “lab time?”

Learning at university is a standard for many professions – but working in music as one’s profession is anything but standard. Sure, there are still required readings, homework, and exams. This isn’t playtime after all. You need to work hard. With us, you’ll just be working hard inside a MONTREAL RECORDING STUDIO instead of a classroom.

Instead of working with other students, you’ll be working with clients. Smaller local bands, regional acts, or even touring stars known throughout the world work with Recording Connection mentors. Everyone you come into contact with is making a living in the industry. You’ll be learning first hand what working in music looks like.

This is real-life stuff we’re talking about. But we also understand you have a real-life outside of the studio, too. Your Academic Facilitator works with you to set up a schedule that fits with what you have going on. Universities set your schedule. The Recording Connection leaves it up to you.

But you’re still required to work. Showing up late to the classroom may get disapproving looks from your teacher. Showing up late for a session with a client will cost you a job in the real world. Showing up on time, doing the work, and acting responsibly is the only way to take full advantage of our programs.

We feel we offer a better way to learn about audio engineering and music production in Montreal. And we know we offer it for less money and less time than traditional four-year “name” universities. We have hundreds of testimonials and success stories from past graduates. Now is the time to amplify your life.

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!


Recording Connection is Audio Education Upgraded for 2021.
Watch to Learn Why:

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

With so many opportunities to learn from and work with the best in Montreal, there’s really no reason to leave for supposedly green pastures. Why move hundreds or even thousands of miles away when Recording Connection offers a world-class education across town? But even a 15-minute car ride on a consistent basis can be a hardship for some. Or maybe you’d like to learn from a music producer that you really admire. Or maybe a worldwide pandemic has made social distancing and self quarantines a part of day-to-day life. We’ve been offering remote learning for decades to give access to as many people as possible. As the events of 2020 and beyond have shown us, being able to leave your home for any reason isn’t always possible. But audio engineers and music producers need to be agile, willing to work at any time, often with little notice. With remote learning, you’ll have the ability to train in a one-on-one manner with your mentor. If you have questions, all you have to do is ask. Want to get their advice on your latest track? Want to get a pro’s advice and have conversations, not lectures? All you need is a fast enough computer, strong internet or wifi, and a willingness to work as hard as you can when in the (virtual) studio.

Does A Career In The Music Industry Sound Too Good To Be True?
 
It isn't. Become a Music Legend. You are too good not to be true to your dreams. Get Started Now.

Amplify Your Life Now

Professional Audio and Music Production Programs

Work with the Stars and Amplify

Learning with the MONTREAL RECORDING CONNECTION has so many advantages, and we’ve listed them above. But one of the most valuable aspects of our programs can’t be learned from a book, can’t be taught by a teacher, can’t be gained by watching online tutorials or by watching YouTube videos. We’re talking about opportunities and making the kinds of connections that just aren’t available in a university setting. The kind of connections that can get you hired or bring in clients after the program is over. With the Recording Connection, every day is an interview, a chance to work on your resume, and build your portfolio. More than 25,000 graduates have found work after taking our Audio Engineering and Music Production Program. We attribute that success rate to giving our students the opportunities to prove themselves throughout their time training with us. Many graduates find work with the mentors they learned under, jobs with other studios due to positive word of mouth, or clients because of time spent in the studio together. That just can’t happen in a classroom. But your success is up to you. To make it happen, YOU need to put in the work. This isn’t a hobby; our mentors are professionals - don’t waste their time. Think of it like this: when you put in the effort at a four-year university, you’ll get a diploma. Put in the effort with Recording Connection, and you could walk away with a job after nine months. What makes more sense?

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.

Electronic Music Production School with AbletonElectronic Music Production School with Ableton

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.

Hip Hop School and Beat MakingHip Hop School and Beat Making

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.

Electronic Music Production School with Logic ProElectronic Music Production School with Logic Pro

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.

Music Production SchoolMusic Production School

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.

Audio Engineering SchoolAudio Engineering School

More Programs

Recording Connection is Audio Education Upgraded for 2021.
Watch to Learn Why:

Here's what Former Montreal Students have to Say About Recording Connection

I was about to waste 3years in Electroacoustic Concordia. Then I discovered recording connections.and that is exactly what I needed. YOU choose when to have class. Bouie Fern my mentor with 30 ++ years of experience in sound engineering; Always here to...

Hatim Abu Hugier in Montreal, Quebec

View all Frequently Asked Questions


Request a Call: Speak with Admissions

Fill out the form below to connect with our Admissions Department.
Or call us for more information at (800) 755-7597


Secure form submission.

*Not all programs are available in every state. Consult an Admissions Representative to learn more.

Our Students & Teachers

Student
Miley KnoxPlaces 2 Beats with Wu-Tang Affiliate

Read More

Miley Knox

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.
- Recording Connection grad Jake Kiyokane, Los Angeles, CA
View Successes

Amplify your Life
with Recording Connection

View Successes

Montreal Recording Connection Audio Institute

1725 Rue Basin
Griffintown, QC H3J 1S2
(289) 350-1450

Email: [email protected]

Request a Call: Speak with Admissions

Fill out the form below to connect with our Admissions Department.
Or call us for more information at (800) 755-7597


Secure form submission.

*Not all programs are available in every state. Consult an Admissions Representative to learn more.

Climb Credit Logo

Recording Connection provides affordable, unique education models coupled with mentor-based (externship) programs that can be engaged remotely or in person.

New! Finance your education with Climb. Get approved in minutes with no impact to your credit score.

We Stand Against Student Debt!
FIND OUT MORE

Learn About Your Options
Pensado Award Logo
RRFC Seal

Our Site

ApplyExternship LocationsView Your ClassroomFAQReference LibraryMission StatementStudent Consumer InformationContact Us
Request Info