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The Recording ConnectionAudio Engineering School NewarkNot 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 Newark 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:

As a student, how much better would it be if you could pick your classes without having to worry about prerequisites. If you could pick your teacher without having to worry about their classes filling up. And set your curriculum without having to worry about learning a bunch of stuff you don’t need?

That’s what Recording Connection offers students that want to learn AUDIO ENGINEERING AND MUSIC PRODUCTION IN NEWARK, NJ. We will place you in a one-on-one learning situation with a professional music producer, learning how they set up a studio, work with artists, and take command of the most up-to-date gear.

Being a PRO MUSIC PRODUCER means you don’t work regular hours. This allows our students to learn in the evening instead of moving their daily life around to accommodate our programs. Our mentors will build a curriculum around what you want to learn no matter what your background is.

Where we really separate ourselves from four-year universities and other institutes of higher learning is the amount of time and money it takes to complete our audio engineering and music production program. Our programs last from six to nine months and cost a fraction of those “name” schools.

Let’s face it – in the music industry, who you know matters almost as much as what you know. That’s why we feel working with a NEWARK MUSIC PRODUCER in real-life situations is so much more beneficial than the piece of paper you get after four years at a college.

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.
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10 Miles, 10 Blocks, Or 10 Seconds from Your Future as a Music Industry Professional

The NEWARK NJ RECORDING CONNECTION proves you don’t have to be in New York City or Philadelphia or Chicago to learn how to become a music producer. And although there are plenty of NEWARK AUDIO ENGINEERING SCHOOLS to choose from, we think we offer something unique. Even before a worldwide pandemic forced the closing of many educational institutions. The Recording Connection had already perfected remote learning. We’ve understood the need to make learning as accessible as possible for decades now. While other Newark audio engineering schools are scrambling, our infrastructure is already in place. That’s because we know what “real life” means. If you don’t have a car, public transportation isn’t available, or state guidelines keep you from getting to us, we come to you. All you need is a computer fast enough to handle a digital audio workstation (DAW) and a reliable internet connection. After all, the music keeps playing - even during a pandemic. With the Recording Connection, there’s no reason not to keep learning.

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Professional Audio and Music Production Programs

Work with the Stars and Amplify

Your schedule. Your Home. Your Mentor. Your Classes. Your Time. Recording Connection makes out programs as accessible as possible to make it as easy as possible for you to enroll. But the programs are no walk in the park, Lincoln, Washington, or Riverfront. Our mentors are Grammy winners, produce platinum-selling albums, and work with international corporations. This is NOT the time to be playing on your phone off in some corner. You’ll need to work your tail off. Do the homework. Be on time and act like a professional. Even anticipating when an artist needs a bottle of water. You need to make yourself indispensable. Because that’s how you make a name for yourself in the music production industry. If you make it so your mentor needs YOU while working with a client, that client just may need YOU to go on the road with them. We give you opportunities as no other NEWARK AUDIO ENGINEERING SCHOOL can. Our students have been hired by their mentors and still more have gone on to open their own shops. But they put in the time, the effort, the blood, and the tears to make that happen for themselves. We’ll give you the foundation, but we can’t guarantee a career. That’s up to you. Learn the industry from the inside, build a brand, and produce your portfolio - it’s all part of what we offer. A university may have name recognition, but after four years, all they offer is a degree. With us, you could already have three years of experience in audio production or as a live sound engineer. 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.

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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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Recording Connection is Audio Education Upgraded for 2021.
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Here's what Former Newark Students have to Say About Recording Connection

Exceeded my expectations. Whether you went to school for audio engineering or a complete amateur like myself, I highly recommend taking on this experience with Recording Connection. I was linked with Engine Room Audio in New York City, and it was an amazing experience being surrounded by industry professionals and mentors for 6 months. They gave me such amazing insight on the music industry and tools to elevate my skills on music production. Vinnie was my instructor teaching me the course, and I looked forward to every lesson. It was great being 1 on 1 with him to watch him work at the same time get the education catered to what I wanted to learn and understand better. I learned so much from being hands on in their top tier studio and live room with guidance of experienced engineers, willing to answer any questions and demonstrate professional tactics from recording, mixing, mastering and simple professional studio etiquette. It was an amazing bonus to be able to also attend seminars and live studio sessions to shadow once again experienced professionals. A Q&A with 2 big producers, Buda & Grandz, a hands on workshop with Jed Cappelli operating analog synthesizers, a mixing "in the box" tutorial with Nacor Zuluaga, to many lectures with Mark Christiansen. I couldn't of asked for a better experience. Mark Christiansen, the owner of the studio and head mastering engineer, was very helpful and inspiring. Being inexperienced myself, I feel very confident now I can continue to incorporate music in my life at another level and build into more experience every day. As well having a mentor from Recording Connection Alex Solis, who provided additional assistance at home to further engage my learning experience. The priceless aspect of this program as well was the network I built from other students to my mentors that I have available for the rest of my life. Personally music is my passion and a hobby I will never stop as I have played piano since I was 4 years old, and my main goal is to always have fun with it, but I also believe it can turn into something I can make part of my career. Thank you for providing this opportunity, it truly is a great program. I would definitely consider taking another course.

Aldo Cascio in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

The experience is definitely one of a kind. Being in the professional atmosphere and having access to the actual console and gear gives you the real deal experience that can take you far. All the mentors you have access to are great people and actually teach you things to improve yourself in your career choice. They won't let you fall and will always encourage you to learn more. Great program

Keyvon Rippey in Linden, New Jersey

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305 Palisades Avenue Ste 1
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010
(551) 242-0205

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