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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 Salem studio?

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Your SALEM, OREGON AUDIO RECORDING SCHOOL ALTERNATIVE

Congratulations–you’ve just come across the most innovative Salem audio engineering school alternative available. We’re the RECORDING CONNECTION, the only school that gets you inside an actual Salem recording studio, working as an audio student extern as you learn audio engineering, mixing, 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. In Salem, Oregon, the best way to get started in a career in audio is by externing in Salem recording studio.  We’re the program that helps get your foot in the door.

Why spend upwards of 20-50 thousand dollars to go to an audio engineering trade school somewhere, when you can grow skills and connections from within a real recording studio for thousands less? Make the smart choice–get on the inside track, and learn directly from the pros in a real-world environment. Our audio engineering school alternative is the smartest, most cost efficient program available.

To APPLY for our Salem Audio Engineering School Alternative, click here.

Salem is the state capital of Oregon, home to roughly 150,000 people, and situated about 50 miles south of Portland. Although not the first place people might associate with the music business in general, Salem has its own music scene, with local bands and artists spread across a diversity of musical genres. Live music can regularly be heard in venues such as Wasteland and The IKE Box. Notable musicians with ties to Salem and the surrounding area include singer/songwriter Meredith Brooks, legendary fingerstyle guitarist John Fahey, ska band The W’s, and the late Larry Norman, considered by many to be the ‘Father of Christian Rock.’

Salem is home to several recording studios to accommodate the needs of the music community here. If you are considering a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, with the help of the RECORDING CONNECTION one of these studios could become your personal 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 advantage over other audio engineering schools is our mentor-apprentice (extern) approach, in which we pair you with a working industry professional who teaches you one-on-one during real recording projects. Forget the sterile classroom environment–our revolutionary program puts you where the real action is! Along the way, you'll make important industry connections that can lead to future jobs.  In fact, over 70% of our graduates get hired, sometimes even before completing our course. You owe it to yourself to discover what our Salem Audio Engineering School can do for you.

Audio and Music Programs Available Learn from an Industry Professional in a Real Recording Studio.

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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Salem Recording Connection Audio Institute

442 Stoneway Dr NW
Salem, OR 97304
(503) 339-8223

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