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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 Waterbury studio?

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Can you break into the music industry from Waterbury, Connecticut? With the RECORDING CONNECTION, you can! We’re the audio engineering school alternative that gets you in the door of a real Waterbury recording studio, where you will study as an extern under the guidance of a world-class music producer or audio engineer to train for a career in your choice of music production, audio engineering, mixing, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (dub fusion, industrial, house music, trance and more), club DJ and post production audio. In Waterbury, CT, there’s no better way to get involved in the music industry than by externing in a real recording studio—and we’re the audio school alternative that makes it happen.

You could easily spend 50 thousand dollars or more to learn audio engineering in a college or traditional trade school, but why spend all that money to sit in a classroom when you could learn in a real recording studio for much less? Take it from the pros: your best bet for breaking into this business is to learn on-the-job from people who are doing it for a living, because you can make important industry connections as you learn the ropes. No ordinary school can prepare you for a music industry career more effectively or affordably than our Waterbury audio engineering school alternative. 

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Hosting a population of just over 110,000 along the banks of the Naugatuck River, Waterbury, CT earned its nickname “The Brass City” due to its prominence in brass manufacturing during the first half of the 20th century. Today, Waterbury is known for its historic buildings, diverse neighborhoods and small-town vibe, even while maintaining an active music scene that remains connected to the greater New York City metro area.

The Waterbury area is also home to a number of high quality recording studios servicing the music needs of the area. In fact, one of our top Recording Connection mentors is a Grammy-winning producer whose studio is in Waterbury. Even more, Waterbury is a short drive or train ride away from New York City itself, one of the largest music industry hubs on the planet. This means that if you want to break into the music industry as a music producer or audio engineer while still avoiding the chaos of the big city, Waterbury, CT might be the perfect place for you to learn.

The Recording Connection advantage is our mentor-extern teaching approach. We think it’s ludicrous to put you in a classroom with a bunch of other students to teach you audio engineering, so instead, we put you where the action is happening: in a real recording studio, where you learn one-on-one from an actual working music professional who knows the business inside and out. While you are learning on-the-job, you’ll also have the chance to form valuable connections with other music professionals—connections that can lead to ongoing relationships and future work in the industry.

Does our program work? Just ask the many Recording Connection graduates who now have successful music industry careers! You could be next, but you have to take the first step. Enroll in our Waterbury recording school alternative today, and let us get you in the door of a real studio right away.

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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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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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

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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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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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