Audio and Music Programs Available Learn from an Industry Professional in a Real Recording Studio.
Learn to harness your own innate creativity and bring the music of your imagination into the world in Recording Connection for Artist & Producer in Ableton Live. Unleash the power of automation, sampling, instrumentation, mixing, vocal editing, and remixing while you ground yourself in music theory and song structure. Grow your artistry while you learn to work with seasoned industry pros, navigate the studio environment, and build a production map for your future knowing where you want to go and what it takes to get there.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Recording Connection provides affordable, unique education models coupled with mentor-based (externship) programs that can be engaged remotely or in person.
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The Iowa Recording Connection has a simple goal: to help you break into the music industry and jumpstart your career. We are the only audio engineering and music production school in the United States that actually functions with this as our goal.
Most audio engineering schools want to take your money and shuffle you through an education assembly line. At the Recording Connection, we want you to succeed and to launch a career. We want you to learn a craft, hone a skill set and become a working professional. That’s why we teach all of our students Logic, Reason, Pro Tools and Ableton, so they’ll be equipped to function well in any recording studio in the world.
With the Recording Connection, you won’t be wasting time in a classroom with a career instructor; with our audio engineering school, you’ll be working with established pros in a real recording studio. You’ll be working your way up the industry ladder by meeting people and proving your worth. You’ll be making your mark, even before you graduate.
The Recording Connection can place you in a real recording studio in any city in Iowa. If you’d like to go to school in Davenport or Des Moines, that can be arranged. Or Ottumwa? Sure! Why not?
The Recording Connection is an audio engineering school for audio engineers. That sounds like a simple thing, but it’s much harder than you think. We cater to a very specific group of individuals. We only let people who have a real passion for audio engineering into our school.
The Recording Connection is the only music production school for individuals who are truly serious about making a career in the recording arts. We are on the cutting edge of the industry.
Our Approach to Education
We are not like ordinary audio or trade schools. We don’t waste your time in classrooms. This is the world of audio. Everything you need to know should be taught in the real world. We are unique, out-of-the-box thinkers. After over 3 decades service—we have the formula that works:
A Recipe forSuccess!