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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 Paterson studio?

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Your Paterson, NJ Audio Engineering School

If you’re looking for a great Paterson recording school, you’ve found it! The RECORDING CONNECTION is the only school that hooks you up as an audio student extern inside an actual Paterson recording studio, where you will learn audio engineering, mixing, music production, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (dub step, drum and bass, techno, jungle and more), club DJ, post production audio and more by working directly with the pros. In Paterson, New Jersey, there’s no better way to get started in the music recording industry than to work as an extern in a Paterson area recording studio. We’re the school that gets your foot in the door.

Why spend upwards of 20-50 thousand dollars to learn audio engineering in a college or trade school classroom, when we can train you in a real recording studio for a fraction of that amount? Make the smart choice for your career, and get your training where the real action happens. Our recording school alternative is the most affordable and most effective audio training program available anywhere.

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Located in northern New Jersey about a half hour’s drive from the “Big Apple”, Paterson is home to just under 150,000 people, making it the third largest city in New Jersey. As such, Paterson is home to its own music scene with bands and artists regularly performing in local venues. Numerous notable musicians have gotten their start in Paterson, including Blackstreet vocalist Chauncey Black, Doobie Brothers drummer Michael Hossack, En Vogue member Maxine Jones, and TV/film composer Randy Edelman, to name a few.

Keeping step with the musical activity here, Paterson hosts a number of quality recording studios in the area; additionally, its close proximity to New York City provides easy access to one of the world’s largest music industry hubs. If you want to be a music producer or audio engineer, but prefer the suburbs to the big city, Paterson provides the best of both worlds–and the RECORDING CONNECTION can put you in the heart of the action where other schools cannot.

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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Through our many industry connections forged over the years, we are able to bypass the classroom environment completely, placing you from day one as a working apprentice (extern) inside a real recording studio, where a seasoned producer/engineer trains you one-on-one. As you go through our one-of-a-kind six-month program, you’ll learn the ins and outs of recording and mixing in a highly practical way, combining a structured curriculum with plenty of hands-on experience on real recording projects. Best of all, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and connect with lots of other industry professionals, greatly improving your chances in the job market over the graduates of classroom-based programs. Enroll in our Paterson recording school today, and find out why over 70 percent of our graduates get hired!

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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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