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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 Passaic studio?

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If you’re looking for a Passaic Music School with a music industry edge, you’ve come to the right place. The RECORDING CONNECTION is the only music recording school that gets you in the door of an actual Passaic recording studio, working as an audio student extern while you learn ins and outs of mixing, audio engineering, music production, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (dub step, trance, drum and bass, techno and more), post production audio and electronic DJ. Forget the classroom environment; we put you in the heart of the action, in a real Passaic recording studio–the very best place in Passaic to get your start in the music business.

You could easily pay 20-50 thousand dollars to go to music school at a college or trade school–or you could pay 75% less money and get a real-world education in a real recording studio. Learn directly from the pros while making vital music industry connections. Our music recording school is the most cost-efficient alternative on the market today–and no one gets you closer to the action.

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Located about a half hour northwest of New York City, the city of Passaic, NJ is home to just under 70,000 people. Although not a place the average person would associate with the music business, Passaic has contributed significantly to the history of modern music. The historic Capitol Theatre once served as a major venue for traveling rock bands in the 1970s and 1980s, hosting shows by The Grateful Dead, The Who, The Rolling Stones, New Jersey’s own Bruce Springsteen, and the farewell concert for The Byrds, among many others. Notable musicians with connections to Passaic include 1960s girl group The Shirelles, songwriter Bob Russell, pianist/composer Robert Helps, Gerri Polci (drummer/vocalist with Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, and Donald Fagen of Steely Dan.

Today, Passaic continues to nurture an active music scene, and is also within range of the highly diverse music scene of New York City. If you desire to become an audio engineer, music producer, sound designer or recording artist, Passaic offers you an excellent alternative to the busy-ness of the big city.

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 industry advantage comes from our innovative mentor-apprentice (extern) approach. Rather than place you in a sterile college classroom or studio simulation, we actually place you as an apprentice (extern) in a Passaic area recording studio, where you learn one-on-one from a seasoned audio professional. As you learn hand-on in a real-world environment, you’ll also make plenty of music industry connections, giving you a distinct advantage in the competitive job market over other music school graduates. Over 70 percent of our students go on to successful music industry jobs, and you could be next. Enroll in our Passaic Music School today, and let us turn one of Passaic’s recording studios into your own personal classroom.

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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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