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Make or record any form of popular or avant-garde music. Learn Pro Tools in a real studio.

Tuition: Just $9800
Curriculum Covers

- Sound & Hearing, Acoustics, Monitoring
- Basic Electronics, Signal Routing
- Dynamics, Equalization, Effects Processing
- Analog and Digital Audio
- Pro Tools Software, and more.

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A Top New York Studio

Our insider access is your opportunity to make lasting hookups to launch your career as a music producer. Learn in private apprenticeship sessions from a professional music producer.

Tuition: Just $9800
Curriculum Covers

- Sound & Hearing, Acoustics, Monitoring
- Basic Electronics, Signal Routing
- Dynamics, Equalization, Effects Processing
- Analog and Digital Audio
- Pro Tools Software, and more.

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A Top New York Studio

Prepare for a career as a front-of-house engineer by apprenticing under a touring Audio Engineer. If you goal is to get inside the music industry and tour the world, this recording program is for you.

Tuition: Just $9800
Curriculum Covers

- Sound & Hearing, Acoustics, Monitoring
- Microphone design, Sound Systems
- Dynamics Range, Headroom, Harmonic Distortion
- Input and Output Impedance, Indoor / Outdoor Sound
- Pro Tools Software, and more.

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A Top New York Studio

Now that you have been educated and trained in audio, you must show the industry that you have the necessary credentials. The best way to do this is to become certified. The Recording Connection Certification Programs in Pro Tools™ do just that.

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- 2 or hours of preparation with an award-winning Audio Engineer and Music Producer via Skype.
- Written / Practical Exams
- Certification Award
- Custom logo for your resume
- Elevated Job Placement Status, and More!

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A Top New York Studio

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You can't get more inside music business access than this course. Gain an understanding the world of agents, managers, labels, royalties, 360 deals, copyrights, concert riders and more.

Tuition: Just $9800
Curriculum Covers

- A&R, Marketing, Publicity and Promotion
- Record Labels - Sales, Legal & Business Affairs
- Music Publishing and Compensation
- Artist, Producer, & Songwriter Management
- And much more.

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Apprentice under the legends of the music industry who have made the greatest music of all time. We offer private access to the recording-industry leaders who’ve crafted records for U2, Frank Sinatra, Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Michael Jackson, Shania Twain, Dolly Parton, Neil Young, Hole, Nirvana, Sam Cooke, Ozzy Osbourne and hundreds more.

Tuition: Just $9800
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- Learn what you want from the BEST in the business.
- Audio Engineering and Music Producing
- Music Business, A&R, Publishing
- Advanced Audio
- And much more.

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A Top New York Studio

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Our insider access is your opportunity to make lasting hookups to launch your career as a music producer. Learn in private apprenticeship sessions from a professional music producer.

Tuition: Just $9800
Curriculum Covers

- Sound & Hearing, Acoustics, Monitoring
- Basic Electronics, Signal Routing
- Dynamics, Equalization, Effects Processing
- Analog and Digital Audio
- Pro Tools Software, and more.

Your Classroom:

A Top New York Studio

Learn what separates the real-deals from the wannabes.strong> Take your beat-making and hip hop music to the biggest stage by apprenticing (externing) on the inside with a major Hip Hop Producer in their recording studio.

Tuition: Just $9800
Curriculum Covers

- Sound & Hearing, Acoustics, Monitoring
- Music Fundamentals, Songwriting, Elements of Style
- Sequencing, MIDI, History of 808s
- EQ, Dynamic Processing, Effects, Mixing / Mastering
- Music Publishing
- Logic Pro software, and much more.

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A Top New York Studio

Featuring Hands-On Ableton Live or Logic Pro Training with Private Instruction from noted EDM producers and DJs.

Tuition: Starts at $3500
Curriculum Covers

- Ableton Live Fundamentals
- MIDI, Comppsition and Instrumentation, Finalizing
- Sound Design and Audio Processing
- Editing, Mixing
- Advanced Techniques, Instrument and Effect Racks, Drum Racks
- LIVE with Ableton Live
- Arranging, Advanced Vocals, Advanced Mixing/Mastering

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A Top New York Studio

New York / New York

Recording Connection
Audio School


Your 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.

To APPLY for our New York Recording School, click here.

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.



Study any of the
following audio courses
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Study as an apprentice and train for audio careers inside a real recording studio.

Audio Engineering Program (Pro Tools)

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We get our students jobs.

72%

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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Top Recording Engineers, Famous Music Producers, Heavyweight Industry Figures

Our Low Tuition Keeps You Out of Debt

RECORDING
CONNECTION
$9,800
%
TRADE
SCHOOL
$22,000 + $20,500*
%
2-YEAR
JR. COLLEGE
$44,000 + $61,000*
%
4-YEAR TRADITIONAL COLLEGE$88,000 + $122,000*
*Average Accrued Interest Charges

Sources: Sallie Mae student loan calculator - Nerd Wallet - Best Value Schools - Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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Recording Connection
Audio School
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Watch how we teach audio through our mentor apprentice method of education. Learn more about the pros from whom you will learn professional recording techniques, where our courses are taught, what professional audio engineers and music producers think about our programs, and more.

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Your New York, New York
Recording School Alternative

Contact the New York Recording Connection

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

(917) 580-6750

268 Meserole Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206

(347) 770-1950

42 Broadway 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10004

(646) 741-7940

311 W 34TH ST
New York, NY 10001

(646) 741-7922

602 E. 14th St
New York, NY 10009

(646) 741-8026

Email: [email protected]

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

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Locations of our New York area campuses

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The New York, New York Recording Connection Audio School Advantage


1

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.

2

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.

3

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.

4

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.

5

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.

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6

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.

7

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.

8

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.

9

Free Tutoring.

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

Unlimited free tutoring. Advantage: Recording Connection.

10

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.


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