Music Scene in
Your NORFOLK, VA MUSIC RECORDING SCHOOL
Looking for a great music school where you can learn audio engineering and music production in the Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News area? Look no further than the RECORDING CONNECTION, the only music school that gets you inside an actual Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News recording studio, working as an audio student apprentice (extern) as you learn audio engineering, mixing, music production, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (dub fusion, industrial, house music, trance and more), electronic DJ and post production audio. The best way to get started in audio engineering in this area is by apprenticing in a recording studio in Norfolk, Portsmouth or Newport News. That’s where we come in.
Why spend up to 20-50 thousand dollars to go to a music engineering trade school when you can spend far less money and go to music school in a real recording studio? Be smart, learn directly from the pros, and get connected as you get educated. Our music recording school alternative is the smartest, most cost efficient way to learn audio engineering and music production.
Spanning opposite shores of the Chesapeake Bay, the cities of Norfolk, Newport News and Portsmouth are anchor cities for the greater Hampton Roads metropolitan area, home to over 1.7 million people. The Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News area (and surrounding communities) are also home to a busy music scene, with hundreds of local bands and artists from a wide range of genres playing at music venues throughout the area, and with larger touring acts making regular tour stops as well. In an attempt to capture the best of the Hampton Roads Music Scene, a local production company, HR Music TV, shoots video of live performances from local and regional acts and broadcasts them over the Internet. Noteworthy bands and musicians with ties to the Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News area include Timbaland, Missy Elliot, Juice Newton, Pearl Bailey, and jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald, to name a few.
A number of quality recording studios make their home in the Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News area to accommodate the ongoing needs of the music scene. If you are considering a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, you’ll find plenty here to keep you busy.