This is your Real Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne In-Studio Education

Real studio eduation. Real studio connections.

An Immersive
Audio Education

From production to engineering to hip-hop and Ableton, our mentor-based programs avoid the unnecessary costs and unrelated requirements of typical audio schools and programs. Work directly with accomplished engineers, producers, and music industry veterans at one of our fully-equipped local studios across the country.


Looking to land a career as a Music Producer? Our insider access is your opportunity to make lasting hookups to launch your career as a music producer. Learn in private sessions from a professional music producer.

Music Producing Details

From the basics of listening and microphone placement to Pro Tools and mastering, apprentice under a legendary Audio Engineer in the studio. Learn in the trenches and on the job to take your dream to the professional level.

Audio Engineering Details

Capture the music in your head with our hands-on Ableton Live curriculum featuring private training from noted EDM DJs and producers. Take your music to the professional level and get your sound in front of the decision makers at major EDM labels.

Ableton Electronic Music Details

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. Learn what separates the real-deals from the wannabes.

Hip Hop / Beat Making Details

Prepare for a career as a front-of-house engineer by apprenticing (externing) 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.

Live Sound Details

Our Live DJ Apprentice Program pairs you with a working, touring DJ, who’ll tutor you on what it takes to succeed on the world’s biggest stages. It's the ultimate all-access pass to the music-performance business. Get schooled in one-on-one lessons from a working, touring DJ.

Live DJ Details

Turn your passion and ear for music into a career by understanding the world of managers, agents, royalties, copyrights, 360 deals and more. ou can't get more inside music business access than this course. Become a music Mogul.

Music Business Details

Learn Post Audio while apprenticing under a Post Production Specialist in their recording studio. If working on movie, TV and video game soundtracks sounds like an incredible career, this course is for you.

Post Production for Film and TV Details

Learn advanced audio techniques in overdubbing, mixdown and mastering. Apprentice under a legendary audio engineer/music producer/mixer while gaining an insider's access to the music industry. Take your existing skills to the next level while building connections.

Advanced Audio Details

Collaborate with legendary music producers and learn from the most qualified professionals in the industry, who’ve crafted records for U2, Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Michael Jackson, Shania Twain, Hole, Nirvana, Ozzy Osbourne and hundreds more.

Learn from Legends Details

Learn Ableton, Logic or Pro Tools. Apprentice under a legendary electronic music composer, dance music producer, or touring DJ in their studio. 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.

Electronic Music Production Details

Fast track your career with certification credentials in Pro Tools. By getting yourself tested and certified you are showing over 5,000 Producers and Engineers worldwide that you have what it takes to work for them as both and an assistant engineer and an Engineer/Producer.

Audio Certification Details

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Our "Near Me" Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Campus Locations

Learn in a recording studio in or near Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne.

  • Clear Lake
  • Parramore
  • South Division
  • Thornton Park
  • Lake Nona
  • Celebration
  • Winter Park
  • College Park
  • Kissimmee
  • Conway
  • Edgewood
  • Azalea Park
  • Altamonte Springs
  • Titusville
  • Port Orange
  • Edgewater
  • Ormond Beach
  • Sanford
  • Port St. John
  • Rockledge
  • St. Cloud
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Recording Connection’s unique mentor-style education is far more cost-effective than trade schools or traditional colleges and on average, requires less financing (based on national averages). Compare the true costs of education.


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$12,200 Tuition
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$22,000 Tuition
$20,500 Loan Interest

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$88,000 Tuition
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About Our Audio School Alternative in Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne

Our fully-immersive curriculum covers all of the following:

Building Relationships

With artists, audio engineers, studio management, record labels, clients.

Audio Software

Pro Tools, Reason, Logic, and Ableton Live.

Making Music

Composition, arranging, mixing, recording.

Hardware and Equipment

Analog consoles, signal processing and compressors, microphone placement.

Meet our Faculty
And Advisors

Why learn from teachers when you can learn from industry giants?

Bo Davis Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Engineer

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Bo Davis Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Engineer


Sonic Recording was built from the ground up in 1989 by Bo Davis. The studio has always maintained an old school approach with an MCI JH 2″ 24-track recorder and Sound Workshop 34C analog console. Complementing the analog approach is a collection of top of the line, industry standard microphones from Neumann, Shure, AKG, Sennheiser, Royer, beyerdynamic and more. We’ve also got mastering quality A/D D/A convertors as part of our top-of-the-line Pro Tools HD rig.

Our analog tape and Pro Tools HD has connected the best of the old and the new technology while providing industry standard tools to compete in today’s marketplace. Getting all that great sound into Pro Tools is done with multiple Lynx Aurora convertors and mic pre’s from API, Universal Audio and our vintage analog console. Our collection of plugins includes companies such as Universal Audio, Waves, SPL, Plugin Alliance, Antares, Steven Slate Digital and much more.

The facility is a stand-alone building custom designed recording studio and covers over 2000 square feet. Advanced sound treatment includes non-parallel walls and ceilings plus quadratic residue diffusers in the back of the control room using a LEDE (live-end, dead-end) design. The main tracking room has wood floors and wall treatment and is the largest in SWFL. Drums sound incredible in this space and all tracking areas have tall, angled ceilings, even our adjoining isolation rooms. Even the lounge has a great sound for tracking!

Services: Albums, EP’s, singles, demos; tracking, analog or digital; mixing; overdubs; song production, composition, co-writing, arranging and programming; instrument instruction; audio consulting; and graphics. We can work with whole bands or singer/songwriters. If you don’t have the whole band we can supply top session players for just about any genre. Say you have guitars and vocals recorded at your home studio but don’t have the room or mics to record drums, we can help. We can handle files from Pro Tools, Garage Band, Sonar or any DAW that supports the OMF file format. Got the tracking done but need a great mix? We can help with that too.

We have established relationships with designers who can develop your artwork, CD cover art and any other typesetting you need. We also know a select group of videographers as well as equipment rentals when you’re ready to make a video from your music.

You can follow some of our current projects on our Facebook page. Feel free to leave comments or ask questions there as well!

From our Cape Coral location, we serve musicians in Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Naples, Port Charlotte, Lehigh Acres, Punta Gorda, Sanibel, Captiva, Pine Island, Marco Island, Estero, Bonita Springs and all the rest of Southwest Florida. We’re only minutes from US 41 and I-75 and are close to shopping, restaurants and lodging. Coming in from out of town? It’s hard to beat the weather here in sunny Southwest Florida.

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DJ Axenzo Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Live DJ

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DJ Axenzo Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Live DJ


Axenzo had recently graduated San Diego State University with a degree in mechanical engineering when he found that having achieved a major life goal, namely getting a degree to make his parents happy, had quite an interesting effect on him. Now that he’d achieved that, what else was possible? What could he achieve if he pursued something he was downright passionate about—music.

While an engineering student, Axenzo had tried to double in music but the classes weren’t stimulating and were “very theoretical” with nothing practical or new to offer. Brewing at the back of his mind for years been the idea of learning how to produce EDM. While it wasn’t a choice his mother would consider practical, to him it was the natural conclusion. Axenzo was an active EDM explorer who attended shows regularly, a lifelong musician who played guitar and piano, and even wrote melodies on a whim. Music was just the thing going on in his mind.

After completing his college degree with high marks, Axenzo spent a number of months training with a professional EDM music mentor who taught him Pro Tools and Logic with direct, one-on-one lessons. Although he already knew how to play a couple instruments he’d never set his hands on a DAW. Nevertheless he excelled fast, and consistently challenged himself while getting hands-on training and tips from his music mentor, a longtime engineer and EDM producer himself. During his time in the program Axenzo was able to create his own EDM songs, first starting on MIDI, then composing from within a digital environment. Crossing the bridge from having to play and record, to creating digitally “opened a door” for the EDM creator and DJ.

In the two years since graduating the program, Axenzo has built a promising career in EDM as a DJ who has opened for Bob Sinclar, Robin Schulz, Steve Aoki, Marshmello, Borgeous, Nicky Romero, among others. Nevertheless, for him DJing and especially composing new material as a producer is a never ending journey. The great unifier isn’t by genre or culture for the rising talent. Regularly dipping into multiple genres and researching far and wide, Axenzo is in quest of something singularly specific: “I’m trying to create something that every time people listen to my tracks they’ll know it’s me. That’s my focus right now. I’m working on it every day.”

Now, the melodies and musical ideas Axenzo used to write on a whim are being put to use professionally as he divides his workdays between producing new material and performing at venues. He says, he’s even got a surefire way of capturing the music when it hits: “I open the recorder on my phone and just sing the melody to myself. Even if I’m in the shower, I’ll get out and record it.”

Now versed in Ableton as well as Logic and Pro Tools, Axenzo is fluent in the various DAWS and he’s confident in his capacity to continually explore and grow as an artist. And as for future goals, he’s got a few: “I definitely would like to play in big festivals. Hopefully at Ultra Miami, EDC Las Vegas, and I would like to go worldwide. I’m working on it. I know there’s lots of competition, but I think nothing is impossible.”

As for the time he spent as an apprentice in the program, Axenzo says, “It was an amazing journey. I am extremely thankful.”

Axenzo currently performs weeklies at The Hard Rock Café in Las Vegas, Nevada, and The Pool House and Sunset Vibes in San Diego, California.

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Bob Sinclair,Marshmello,Steve Aoki,Robin Schulz,Borgeous,Nicku Romero,DJ Chuckie,WandW

Shane Anderson Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Producer

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Shane Anderson Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Producer


Shane Anderson is a seasoned music industry veteran. With over 20+ years in the music industry Shane has vast experience in production, recording, mixing and mastering as well as the ins and outs of the music business. Shane began his musical career in his early teens as a demo vocalist for labels and also as a sound engineer for the MUZAK corporation. At age 18 he opened his first studio location in Honolulu, HI called “Unique Studios” and oversaw the daily operations of the recording studio as well as landing several indie label deals and distribution agreements while in Hawaii working with local talent. In 2009 Shane released a solo album titled “Dangerous”. This album took off online primarily on MYSPACE and gained much success with over 2.5 Million plays worldwide landing him on BILLBOARD NEWSWIRE and ultimately landing him several placements on TV shows to include “The Kardashians” “MTV” “E- Networks” and Oxygen to name a few.

Shane moved down to Los Angeles 2010 where he formed with his long-time high school friend a production company called “The Go Gettas” where he continued to build on his credits and catalog working with artist who have been on American Idol, X Factor, Dancing with The Stars and Disney to name a few. After landing multiple placements in Film/TV Shane relocated to the Sacramento area in 2016 to build on Unique Recording Studios and help bridge the gap between artist and the industry.

Shane runs Unique Recording Studios as a production label, distribution company and recording studio for artist to create and focus on their art. Unique Recording Studios has also newly launched an exciting new venture at URS called “The Collective” which will allow producers, engineers, songwriters and artist to collaborate in house at Unique Recording Studios to work together to create music and promote building a large collaborative catalog of music to submit to labels, publishers, music supervisors and overall decision makers in the music industry. This will provide a great opportunity for students who complete their coursework at the recording connection.


Unique Recording Studios

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Spike TV
The Kardashians
The Fosters
Taking the Stage
Washington Heights
Bad Girls Club
Make a Wish Foundation
The Truth
Michael Lynche
Mark Ballas
Stephanie Scott
Alex Mauricio
Amara Jean
AJ Green
Missy Crissy
Grasu XXL
Maria Cozette

Kevin Sharpe Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Producer / Engineer

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Kevin Sharpe Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Producer / Engineer


Kevin Sharpe is an Emmy Award winning producer, engineer, and keyboardist. He has produced, recorded or mixed many fine artists. Click here to see a list of credits.

Kevin began recording at the age of 15 years old with a 4 track Teac reel to real, a Yamaha mixer, Moog synth and a broken drum machine. Soon he was recording local bands and the neighbors dog. After years of making noise and honing his recording skills he opened a small studio in Troy, Michigan. twenty five years and a couple of thousand bands later, he still gets chills while mixing a great song.

As a producer, Kevin is 100 percent committed to doing whats best for the song, while preserving the unique chemistry of the preforming artist or band. By making the recording process work for the music, the artists vision shines through to the finished product. After all it is always about the music!

Kevin attended Oakland University before studying music at Rochester College. After completing his education, he has taken several courses at The Berklee College of Music.


Graylyn “Gino” Claiborne gets hired by his mentor’s studio after graduating!Aver

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Critical Bill
My BedBugs
David Shelby
Avery Sharpe
Blue Snaggletooth

Gregory Hainer Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Post Production

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Gregory Hainer Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Post Production


Recording Connection mentor Gregory Hainer is an interesting case. Usually our Recording mentors work primarily in the music industry but Gregory has made a successful career for himself in music as well as film, television, and video game entertainment as a music composer, voice over specialist, Sound FX designer and mixer on numerous projects including: Plants vs. Zombies 2, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Guild Wars 2, Prince of Egypt, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, We Were Soldiers, Dishonored, Black Hawk Down, and many more.

Gregory does most of his work from Scorpio Sound, his boutique studio located in the Hollywood Hills. His unique skills-set, talent, and setup enables him to do work larger audio studios can’t. “From a client’s perspective, I own the studio, so there is no middle management overhead to worry about because the owner/operator is also the creative head. This means I have the freedom to choose to spend a little more time with my clients in order to get things perfect versus having to be out of a studio by a specific time.” Specialty might as well be Gregory’s middle name. “I get quite a few calls for the most unusual or difficult to design stuff that many in-house teams can’t quite seem to pull off convincingly, such as creating sounds for creatures, magic spells, sci-fi effects, light sabers and the like. But I will also get the occasional call to do the less-fun direct stuff like cleaning up poorly recorded production audio from a film, or digging out inaudible archival dialogue from excessive background noise.”

On top of working in the film, TV, and video game industries Gregory also takes on Recording Connection apprentices and teaches them about both the industry and the craft of audio engineering.


RC grad Andrew Holscher reports back on his Eddie Kramer Experience
Recording Connection mentor Gregory Hainer on Vibe and Flow

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Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Plants vs. Zombies
Guild Wars 2
Black Hark Down
Fallout 4
Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League - Cosmic Clash
The 5th Demention
Dead Island 2
Guild Wars 2
Lost Souls
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Justice League Heroes
Jurassic Park
Quake II
Dishonored 2

Josh Monroy Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Producer / Engineer

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Josh Monroy Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Producer / Engineer


Recording Connection mentor Josh Monroy is proof-positive that getting in and showing your commitment to the craft, day-in and day-out, can launch your career to unprecedented heights. With more than a decade in the music industry, Josh “Igloo” Monroy has worked with everyone from Justin Bieber to Quincy Jones, to The Notorious B.I.G. The seasoned engineer/composer/producer is also known for his longtime work with iconic artist Ludacris. An Atlanta native, Josh recently answered the call to come out to Los Angeles and is now co-owner of Studio 1 Zero. His most recent success includes the work he’s done on JoJo’s critically-acclaimed album Mad Love, which includes three tracks recorded, produced, and co-written by the multifaceted music professional.


RC mentor Josh Monroy Talks How He Got Hired by Ludacris and Doing JoJo’s “Mad Love”

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Ira Parker Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Producer / Engineer

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Ira Parker Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Producer / Engineer


A true music industry veteran, Recording Connection mentor Ira Parker is the owner and chief producer/engineer for Maximus Music Records, one of the top recording studios in Charlotte, NC, serving clients like Jadakiss, DMX and many others. As a Recording Connection mentor, Ira is passionate about training up new talent and always looks for opportunities to push his students to expand their skills.


NUGGETS OF TRUTH: Recording Connection mentor Ira Parker on pushing the limits
Wes Hagy: From Mechanical Engineering to Audio Engineering

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Zaytoven Beats
Royce da 5'9
Chevy Woods
Joe Budden
Dj ESudd (2Chainz DJ)
prod. Dame Grease
prod Billionaire Boy Scout
Crime Mob's Diamond
Travis Porter
Marcus Cooper (Pleasure P)
prod Buckwild
Slim of 112
CTE's Blood Raw
Universal Records
Cash Money Records
Bad Bo
Kane Beatz
Wiz Khalifa
Nicki Minaj
Kevin Gates
Kid Ink
Travie McCoy
and Rich Homie Quan (Amongst many more)

Jeramy Roberts Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Producer / Label Founder

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Jeramy Roberts Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Producer / Label Founder


Jeramy Roberts is an EDM producer, composer, DJ and Ableton educator located in Austin, Texas. As founder of the Electronic Musician’s Guild, his approach combines the creative and the pragmatic—an ethos that’s dedicated to helping his students get their music out into the digital marketplace and distributed on major platforms.

Jeramy has sold his songs and records in dozens of countries around the world. He has broken the Top 100 spot in numerous international sales charts and even his former students have hit #2 in Amazon’s House Top 100 while training under his direction. A loyal lover of EDM and the great local EDM scene in Austin, Jeramy Roberts is serious about helping today’s most driven and committed newcomers create productive, rewarding careers in music.


#IZCONNECTED 62 | Jeramy Roberts - How To Monetize Your EDM
Recording Connection mentor Jeramy Roberts talks about the new music industry and creating your own job within it

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Mehul Tolia Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Mentor

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Mehul Tolia Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Mentor

Misha Kachkachishvili Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Engineer

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Misha Kachkachishvili Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Engineer


An established audio engineer/producer based in New Orleans, Recording Connection mentor Misha Kachkachishvili is an industry veteran whose client list includes names like Solange Knowles, Eric Clapton, Willie Nelson, Janelle Monae, Taj Mahal, T-Bone Burnett and many others. A few years ago, he purchased a historic church left decimated by Hurricane Katrina, chose to keep the church’s historic pipe organ donated by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, and converted the space into what is now Esplanade Studios, the largest recording studio in Louisiana (and one of the most prestigious).


A Day in the Life of Our Student
Recording Connection mentor Misha Kachkachishvili on working with artists and finding opportunity

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Kendrick Lamar
Eric Clapton
Willie Nelson
Dr. John
David Crosby
Bonnie Raitt
Joe Jackson
Elvis Costello
Rickie Jones
Irma Thomas
Van Morrison
Mary J Blige
Janelle Monae
Mary J Blige
Solange Knowles
Sean Combs
Young Jeezy
Lil Boosie
Ana Popovic
Kim Burrell
John Legend

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Recording Connection Students on the Inspiration Behind their Tracks!

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Recording Connection mentor Don Heru on Having the Right Vibe

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Dax Liniere on Micing Up Drum Kits, Finding his Way, and Learning from the Greats

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Preparation Meets Opportunity for Recording Connection grad Diego Ayala

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Recording Connection mentor Jonathan Rego on his Journey from Audio Engineering to A&R

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How Morning Estrada Got Working with Trinidad James and Chart-Topping Producers and Artists

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Recording Connection student Spencer Breidenbach on Finding his Path

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Recording Connection mentor Matt Young on Hiring from Within and the Secret to his Success

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Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Studio

Spotlight on Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Engineer / Producer

Dave Mikeal


After working in the recording industry for close to two decades David Mikeal is one of the most in-demand audio engineers and producers in the Orlando area. A lifelong musician, David’s youth was spent touring the country with major label bands signed to A&M Records, CBS Records, etc as a lead guitarist and vocalist.

Today, David owns and operates StudioLiveUSA in Oviedo, Florida, which just saw the completion of a their new Live Room with truss lighting, full sound system, new digital board, and a raised stage with 12 foot ceilings. The new studio addition is large enought to service a small orchestra, and right now, it’s where StudioLive is producing a series of live performances that, if all goes as planned, will be airing on a syndicated television network, showcasing the Orlando’s rich, ecclectic musical talent.


Universal Music
Flock of Seagulls
Don Henley
Stanley Lynch
Interscope Records
Andrew Lane
Clear Channel
A&M Records
CBS Records
Discovery Channel


Natural Born Audio Teacher: Recording Connection mentor David Mikeal
David Mikeal: The Best Way to Predict Your Future is to Create It
Recording Connection graduate Dan Walsh talks Experience
Mentor and Recording Connection grad co-produce New Single!

School News

The Orlando Recording Connection Launches Sebastian Lefeld Into the Big Leagues

When Sebastian Lefeld first started his Recording Connection apprenticeship in Orlando, little did he know that within 6 months of graduation he would be in the "big leagues," working with artists like Carolos Santana and Shawn Mendes at one of the busiest recording studios in Miami!

After researching a number of schools in the Orlando area (including Full Sail, where several of his friends attended), Sebastian decided on the Recording Connection because of its hands-on approach. He was placed as an apprentice with producer/engineer Dave Mikeal, of StudioLive USA in the busy Orlando music scene.

"I really liked the fact that they put you to work while you're learning," he says. "My mentor, Dave Mikeal, he helped me out not just with like the audio parts, but also with how to run a studio: what it would take to pay the studio rent, how much energy a studio uses… It's good to know everything, in case you want to build your own studio someday."

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Music Scene in Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne


While Orlando and the surrounding area offers several options for learning audio engineering and music production, only one Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Music School gets you working as an audio student apprentice (extern) inside an actual recording studio where you will learn music production, audio engineering, mixing, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (trip hop, techno, house, trance and more), post production audio and club DJ. In the Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne area, the best way to start a career in audio recording is by apprenticing in a recording studio in Orlando, Daytona Beach or Melbourne–and the RECORDING CONNECTION is the music school that can make that happen for you.

Don’t make the mistake of spending 20-50 thousand dollars to go to a music audio trade school when you can spend far less money and go to music school in a real recording studio. Play it smart, get on the inside track, and get your education in a real-world environment. Our MUSIC RECORDING SCHOOL is the smartest, most cost efficient audio education program on the market today.

To APPLY for our Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne Music School, click here.

Located in the east-central region of Florida, the cities of Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne are all major tourism spots. While this region is known for its amusement parks, NASCAR racing, resorts, beaches and film studios, it also is home to a solid music scene, with genres ranging from reggae to hip-hop to pop-rock and metal. Orlando, in fact, spawned the Florida Breakbeat genre, as well as the Boy Band pop music fad of the 90s (thanks to local bands N*Sync and Backstreet Boys). Among the other well-known musicians and acts with ties to the Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne area: Matchbox Twenty, Seven Mary Three, Duane & Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers, Bobby Dall (bassist for Poison) and Doors frontman Jim Morrison, to name a few.

Today, the music scene in the Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne area continues to be strong and active, with plenty of venues and recording studios to accommodate bands and artists. If you are considering a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, this area is an excellent learning ground.

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With the right experience and connections, you can jumpstart your career in the music industry.

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Learn From Industry Pros

Professionals in the music business—including famous producers and audio engineers who’ve worked on the music that inspires you—endorse Recording Connection’s audio programs for one simple reason: they know our immersive hands-on method works.

Rolling Stones

Learn one on one from engineers and producers who have worked with The Rolling Stones

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Learn from the Engineer that records Deadmau5

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Taylor Swift

Learn music production from Taylor Swift’s music producer.

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Learn audio from the producers and engineers that have worked with Skrillex.

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Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar’s Producer is a mentor for the Recording Connection

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Jack White

An Engineer for Jack White teaches Recording Connection students

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Beyoncé’s Audio Engineer is a Recording Connection Mentor

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Larry King

Larry King endorses the Recording Radio and Film Connection.

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Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer endorses the Recording Connection’s mentor-apprentice learning approach.

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Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg’s producers teach our students.

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John Mayer

John Mayer’s audio engineer is a teacher for Recording Connection

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Audio Engineer for U2 is a Recording Connection Teacher

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The Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne

Recording Radio Film Connection & CASA Schools is an Audio School Alternative


Locations Worldwide.

Have you always wanted to become an audio engineer or record producer? Do you have trouble knowing where to start? Well, don’t worry about that anymore. The Recording Connection can train you near where you live, because we have locations all over the world—including in Orlando, Daytona Beach, and Melbourne.

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


Learn on the Latest Gear When You Attend the Recording Connection.

Commercial audio studios exist in a highly competitive industry. To survive they need to have the latest gear on hand. With the Recording Connection, you will be learning at just such a studio. Guess what? That means you’ll have plenty of hands-on access to the latest and best equipment available.

Most school's gear is second or third generation. Don't get stuck in their generation gap. Advantage: Recording Connection.


Your Classroom Is the Recording Studio.

You’ll be learning everything you need to know about the music industry during our program. You’ll be inside a studio, learning what it takes to work in the industry. You can't learn this stuff in a classroom, which is why we basically train you on-the-job.

Advantage: Recording Connection.


Learn One-on-One.

As far as honing your craft goes, you’ll be learning everything you need to know from your mentor. He or she will give you weekly tutorials about the ins and outs of your genre’s musical requirements and the best ways to fulfill them..

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


Our Mentors Have Gold Records.

Our mentors rock. They’re the best and brightest that the industry has to offer. They've worked with the biggest names in music, and many of them have Gold and Platinum Records (and a few Grammys, as well). You’re going to be learning from people who’ve literally shaped the face of music.

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


Job Placement Assistance Program.

Our audio engineering school offers a completely free job placement program to students who are not immediately hired out of school. We'll help you find work for up to a year after you graduate.

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


The Only Audio School Recommended by Thousands of Pros.

Our audio mixing academy is the absolute best bet for anyone looking to get his/her foot in the door of the music industry. Pros world wide all agree. The Recording Connection is amazing.

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


From Day One, You’re On The Inside.

You’ll be learning the ropes of the music business from the inside. You’ll be learning how to navigate both social and business situations. You’ll be on the inside track from day one.

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


Free Tutoring.

We also have a free tutoring service, in case you need it.

Unlimited free tutoring. Advantage: Recording Connection.



Connections will enable you to move up the ladder, make money, and create awesome work. Without connections, your career will not advance in this industry. By placing you in the real world, we enable you to make connections with real professionals you'd never meet in a classroom.

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

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