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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 Toledo studio?

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If you’re searching for a Toledo music school alternative where you can learn audio engineering and music production, you’ve just found the real music industry option. Recording Connection is the only alternative to traditional music school where you can work inside an actual Toledo recording studio as an audio student extern, and train with pros as you learn music production, audio engineering, mixing, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (electronica, dub fusion, acid house, drum and bass). Even workshops in post production audio and working as a club DJ are available. Want to launch a career in audio in Toledo, Ohio? Then do it the smart way and start learning from inside a Toledo recording studio as an extern.

Many people can spend 20-50 thousand dollars to go to a music engineering trade school. For a fraction of that amount, you could go to our music school alternative in a real recording studio. Start off on the inside track of the Toledo music business. Get your education in a real-world environment. Our music school alternative offers you a smart and cost efficient way for you to learn audio engineering and music production in a number of months rather than years.

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Located along the shores of Lake Erie in northern Ohio, the city of Toledo is home to around 300,000 people. Although most people don’t readily associate this city with the music business in general, Toledo is home to an active music scene, with bands and artists performing in a variety of genres in local venues such as Mickey Finn’s and Frankie’s Inner-City. Notable musicians hailing from Toledo include R&B artist Anita Baker, Scott Shriner (bassist for Weezer), Tom Scholz (guitarist for Boston), and American Idol runner-up Crystal Bowersox, to name a few.

A number of recording studios make their home in Toledo to accommodate the ongoing music activity here.  If you’re thinking of a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer, or music producer, Toledo 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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With the many professional connections and relationships we've forged over the years, RECORDING CONNECTION is able to get you close to the action in ways conventional music schools and conservatories can't.  Forget the sterile classroom environment--you don't need it with our programs. We pair you with a working industry professional who will personally instruct you on real recording projects. We call this the mentor-apprentice (extern) approach. Many of our students and graduates have great things to say about how we prepare them by teaching them usable skills and connecting them to the job market. Permanent industry jobs in the music industry are there to be had by those who have the right stuff. Enroll in our Toledo Music School alternative today, and let us help you get started on the path to your building your dream career.  

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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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