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The Recording ConnectionAudio Engineering School New YorkNot 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 New York studio?

On Location, Or Remote.

Our audio engineering classes hit different and here is why:

We offer an educational experience unmatched by any four-year university or trade school. Instead of a professor telling you about music production, we have audio professionals show you. By putting you in a one-on-one situation with a professional New York audio engineer or music producer, you’ll help run the recording studio – not just read about it. That means you get real-world experience from inside a NYC audio engineering school.

By placing you with a mentor on his home turf – or remotely if you prefer – you’ll see how to operate in a real-world studio. From setting the mics to working with artists to running the board, this is THE EXPERIENCE you just can’t get in a traditional classroom. You’ll build your confidence, your brand, and your portfolio while the college kids are still working on their prerequisites!

Our NY Audio Engineering School mentors work with worldwide hitmakers, giving you networking opportunities just not available in standard schools. That’s why we believe this is the best way to learn about the music industry – from INSIDE the music industry.

Advanced instruction. Less time, less expensive, more opportunities. Get connected in one of the largest music business hubs in the world: New York. This isn’t a classroom, this is life. 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!

Featured New York Music Mentors on Location or Remote

The Recording Connection offers something no “name” 4-year university or audio engineering and music production trade school can. From day one, you’ll be placed in a professional recording studio and receive one-on-one mentoring from award-winning producers and engineers.

With more than 200 locations throughout 48 states, you won’t have to travel thousands of miles for this immersive experience. You learn what it takes to make it in the music business from the inside alongside industry professionals. This includes recording, mixing and mastering, hardware and software, live sound design, and even business skills.

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Mark Christensen

Mark Christensen

Mastering Engineer
Worked With: They Might Be Giants, Mr.Probz, OK GO, The Killers, 98 Degrees, Alicia Keys, Boyz II Men, Trey Songz, Tony Braxton, 50 Cent, The Rooks, Blue Woods, Ryan Leslie, Talib Kweli, The Killers, Dr. Dre

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

No matter where you live in the Five Boroughs, Recording Connection will pair you with an audio engineering mentor in New York - or L.A., Chicago, or Miami. Although we’ve been offering remote learning for years, the “new normal” of today means we can pair you with a mentor anywhere in the city, the state, or the country! In person or in the cloud, you’ll get the same learning experience.

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Enlightened Music Programs

Work with the Stars and Amplify

Although there are several NYC AUDIO ENGINEERING SCHOOLS too choose from, how many drop you inside a professional studio from the start. This isn’t a field trip - this is the real world. The New York RECORDING CONNECTION mentor programs will show you audio engineering, music production, mixing, mastering, and even the business side of the industry. Working on a side project? Our students learn everything they need to produce beats, work in a live setting, and create the music heard in the local clubs and streaming devices around the world. But you know the deal. In New York, it’s not what you know, it’s who you know. With the Recording Connection NEW YORK AUDIO ENGINEER SCHOOL, you’ll be in the know. Will you take advantage of the opportunities you’ll be given? Learn how to move around the studio, how to work with an artist, and how to make your own connections. What makes more sense? Earning a University Degree in four years or starting your career in nine months? We’ll let you answer that question on your own.

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

This is an excellent alternative if you decide not to go the college route in Audio Engineering and Production. My Academic Facilitator ( Alex Solis) and Mentor (Nacor ) were super helpful during my whole experience in the program. Learning from engineers at the studio , some of whom graduated from the program was very inspiring. Overall I recommend this program to anyone interested in learning about Music Production/Engineering while also getting hands-on experience in the Studio.

Oshay Chin in Brooklyn, New York

Great experience love the school best choice I made in my life, Recording Connection Audio will help to achieve your goals hand on knowledge ,all the team and staff members mentors will open your eyes to a new level best of the best top just give them a try you will see I recommend them %100 percent

Wislet Branchedor in Brooklyn, New York

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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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New York Recording Connection Audio Institute

1330 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 23A
New York, NY 10019
(917) 580-6750

New York Recording Connection Audio Institute

268 Meserole Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206
(347) 770-1950

New York Recording Connection Audio Institute

42 Broadway 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10004
(917) 768-2780

New York Recording Connection Audio Institute

311 W 34TH Street
New York, NY 10001
(332) 877-0686

New York Recording Connection Audio Institute

602 E. 14th Street
New York, NY 10009
(347) 338-3055

New York Recording Connection Audio Institute

178 Hope Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(347) 305-5375

New York Recording Connection Audio Institute

10-10 44th Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
(347) 396-1003

New York Recording Connection Audio Institute

352 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001
(917) 580-6424

New York Recording Connection Audio Institute

139 Fulton Street
New York, NY 10038
(646) 381-2710

New York Recording Connection Audio Institute

119 Ingraham Street
Brooklyn, NY 11237
(413) 217-0341

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