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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 Springfield studio?

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If you’re looking for a great Springfield, Missouri Music School to learn audio engineering and recording, you’ve come to the right place. We’re the RECORDING CONNECTION, the only music school that gets you inside an actual Springfield recording studio, working as an audio student extern while you learn music production, audio engineering, mixing, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (video game music, acid house, dub fusion, electronica and more), electronic DJ and post production audio. In Springfield, Missouri, the best way for you to get started in the audio recording industry is to extern inside a Springfield recording studio–and that’s where we come in.

Why spend upwards of 50 thousand dollars to go to a music engineering trade school, when for a fraction of that amount you can go to music school in a real recording studio?  Play it smart–get on the inside track, and learn directly from the pros in a real-world environment. Our music recording school is hands-down the smartest, most cost efficient way to learn audio engineering and music production.

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Located in southwest Missouri, the city of Springfield is home to around 157,000 people, and anchors a surrounding metro area of nearly half a million. Although it is not the first place people think of with regard to the music biz, Springfield is actually home to a vibrant and diverse music scene, with numerous bands and artists playing in genres that include country, jazz, folk, bluegrass, rock, alternative, punk, metal, hip-hop, and even reggae. Notable bands and musicians with ties to the Springfield area include rock band King’s X, singer Brenda Lee, reggae band Jah Roots, and vocal group The Jordanaires (best known as the background vocalists for Elvis Presley).

Numerous live venues and recording studios are located in Springfield to accommodate the ongoing musical activity here. If you are considering a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, Springfield holds plenty of opportunity for you to learn.

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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The secret to the RECORDING CONNECTION's success is our mentor-apprentice (extern) approach. We bypass the traditional classroom environment completely, pairing you instead with a real working industry professional in one of Springfield's recording studios, where you will receive one-on-one instruction and hands-on training during real recording projects. Because you'll be learning in a real-world environment, you'll also make important industry connections for the future. In fact, over 70 percent of our graduates go on to permanent industry jobs, many times even before they finish our program. Enroll in our Springfield Music School today, and let us get you started on the road to your dreams.

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“In my mentor's studio, I have befriended a band that has been recording their new album [at the studio] over the past year. They are wrapping up all the loose ends tomorrow. They asked me to play keyboards on one of their songs several months ago, and it turned out really well. They made it known to me that they were thinking about putting some “segue” material in between a few of the songs and I commented that one of my hobbies was doing just that very thing at home in my spare time, so they asked me to see if I could come up with something interesting to include in their album before they send it off to master. I came up with 3 ‘entries,’ and I think they are very excited with what I did and plan on using at least one, possibly two of the things I did to include on their album. I am taking my final exam tomorrow, and recording this band, and I may end up getting a credit on their album.”
-- Chris Dill, Springfield, Missouri

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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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