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Study any of the
following audio courses
with us in and around New York

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

Audio Engineering Program (Pro Tools)

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Electronic Music Artist (Ableton)

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Music Producing Program

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Hip Hop Producer Program

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Audio Certification

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Live DJ

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Live Sound Engineer

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Logic Electronic Music

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Post Production For Film and TV

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Music Business

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Your New York, New York
Recording School Alternative


While there is more than one New York Recording School location from which to choose, only the RECORDING CONNECTION gets you inside an actual New York City recording studio, where you will work as an audio student apprentice (extern) and learn audio engineering, mixing, music production, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (trip hop, techno, house, trance and more), post production audio and electronic DJ. Make no mistake: the smartest way to break into the recording industry in New York, NY is by apprenticing inside a New York recording studio.  We’re the school that gets your foot inside the door, like no other audio school can.

Don’t make the mistake of spending 20-50 thousand dollars or more to go to a typical recording trade school or college program, when for a fraction of that amount you can go to recording school in a real recording studio. Play it smart, get on the inside track, and learn directly from the pros in a real-world learning environment. Our recording school alternative is the smartest, most cost efficient program on the market today.

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As the largest city in the United States, New York, New York has had a profound influence on the music industry over the years–a trend that continues today. Nearly every genre imaginable can be heard in venues large and small all over the city, including jazz, hip-hop, rap, rock, blues, disco, Salsa, folk, punk, metal and many others. The list of notable bands and musicians coming from New York is quite long, with such names as Bob Dylan, Mariah Carey, P. Diddy, George and Ira Gershwin, The Strokes, They Might Be Giants, The Velvet Underground, Vampire Weekend, Carly Simon and Luther Vandross barely scratching the surface of the list.

New York is also home to numerous world-class recording studios, accommodating the needs of local and national acts in the area. Whether your interest is in audio production, recording, mixing or mastering, you’ll find plenty of learning opportunities in New York, and the RECORDING CONNECTION can put you in the center of the action in ways other recording schools can’t.

Our distinct advantage is our mentor-apprentice (extern) approach, in which we bypass the traditional classroom environment by placing you with a working professional in the recording industry for one-on-one instruction.  As you gain valuable hands-on experience during real recording projects, you'll also make plenty of vital industry connections that typically lead to future work. Thanks to our revolutionary system, over 70% of our graduates find jobs in the industry, sometimes even before graduating our program. You could be next! Enroll in our New York Recording School today, and let us put you on the path to your career in the recording industry.

Contact the New York Recording Connection

1330 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 23A
New York, NY 10019

(917) 580-6750

Email: [email protected]

Hours: Mo-Sa 12:00 - 21:00

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    We get our students jobs.


    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.

    Read our student success stories.
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    The New York, New York Recording Connection Audio School Advantage


    A Global Presence.

    New York is one of the cultural centers of the world, and it's one of the best places on earth to get connected to the music industry. But you're by no means limited to New York; the Recording Connection has hundreds audio engineering schools across three continents.

    The other guys don't come close. Advantage: Recording Connection.


    Stay Out of Debt.

    The Recording Connection tuition is kept to rock bottom prices on purpose. There are too many schools that are charging too much money to attend. You shouldn't have to get buried in debt in order to go to audio engineering school.

    The other guys not only cost more, they have lots of add-on charges. Advantage: Recording Connection.


    Work In a Real New York Recording Studio.

    No classrooms in our program. Instead, you'll be learning the ropes inside a real, world-class, New York City recording studio.

    Advantage: Recording Connection.


    Be Guided By a Mentor.

    As an apprentice (extern) in the studio, you'll be working one-on-one with a real recording professional who serves as your mentor. He or she will guide you through the somewhat turbulent waters of the recording world.

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


    Decades of Experience Means Decades of Awesome.

    Our mentors are awesome. They're people who know what they're talking about because they've been working in the industry for decades. They've worked with some of the biggest names in the business—artists like Lady Gaga, 50 Cent, John Mayer, Aerosmith, U2 and many others. Don't be surprised to find Gold records and Grammys on display in your mentor's studio.

    Their teachers listen to the Gold Records our teachers produce. Advantage: Recording Connection.


    Employment Procurement.

    You'll be assisted in all of your attempts with job placement assistance throughout every step of our program.

    The other guys give you a cold-call lead list when you graduate. Advantage: Recording Connection.


    We Come Highly Recommended.

    We are recommended by more industry pro's than any other school. We have a strong success rate of breaking people into the business, and the industry has taken notice.

    You can count the number of pros who recommend the other guys on one hand. Advantage: Recording Connection.


    Be On the Inside.

    As an apprentice (extern) in a New York recording studio, you'll be working from the inside. This literally means you'll be treated like an insider. This is a huge advantage in a business where getting noticed is half the battle.

    The other guys are on the outside, looking in. Advantage: Recording Connection.


    Free Tutoring.

    Need help with an assignment? We've got you covered, with free tutoring.

    Unlimited free tutoring. Advantage: Recording Connection.


    Connections, Connections, Connections.

    One of the most important aspects of the Recording Connection is that it gives you the opportunity to make—well—connections. Loads of connections. If you ask anyone in this business, they'll tell you that connections are a key to your success. No one gets you closer to the action than we do. No one.

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