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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 Paducah studio?

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The Paducah, Kentucky Recording Connection

If you thought there were no good recording schools in Paducah, Kentucky, take another look. We’re Recording Connection, the Paducah alternative to conventional recording school that gets you working as an audio student extern inside an actual Paducah recording studio, learning directly from the pros as you study your choice of mixing, audio engineering, music production, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (dub step, drum and bass, techno, jungle and more), post production audio and club DJ. We believe there’s no better way in Paducah (or anywhere else) to get started in the recording industry than by externing in a Paducah recording studio. We’re the ones who can get your foot in the door.

You could spend 20-50 thousand dollars to go to a recording trade school somewhere, or you could go to our recording school alternative in a real recording studio in Paducah for considerably less. Play it smart, get on the inside track, and get connected while you get educated in the ways things are really done in the industry. Our recording school alternative is the no-frills, no-nonsense, cost efficient way to get a quality education in audio engineering and music production.

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Situated at the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers in western Kentucky, the town of Paducah is home to about 25,000 people. Despite its small size and seemingly remote location, Paducah is actually home to a burgeoning music scene. Musical artists in a variety of genres play regularly in any of a number of live music venues and the city itself takes specific measures to encourage musical and artistic growth. Notable musicians with roots in the Paducah area include legendary saxophonist Boots Randolph, clarinet-player and Dixieland jazz bandleader Matty Matlock, and CCM singer/songwriter Steven Curtis Chapman, to name a few.

If you’re interested in a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, but prefer the small-town vibe to the craziness of the big city, Paducah offers a great alternative place to learn–and with the help of Recording Connection, one of Paducah’s recording studios can literally become your “classroom.”

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!

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Our distinct advantage is our revolutionary mentor-extern approach.  Instead of placing you in a sterile classroom environment, we put you where the real action is: in a real recording studio, working one-on-one with an industry professional. As you learn the skills of audio engineering, you'll also have the opportunity to make valuable industry contacts which can result in future work.  Many of our graduates go on to acquire permanent industry jobs, sometimes they get hired even before they finish our program. Enroll in the Paducah Recording Connection today, and let us get you started on the path toward achieving your dreams.

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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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