Learn from the Engineer that records Deadmau5
Hans Zimmer has met with Founder of the Recording Connection and gives his thumbs up to the program
An Engineer for Jack White teaches Recording Connection students
Learn audio from the producers and engineers that have worked with Skrillex
Snoop Dogg’s producers teach our students
Learn music production from Taylor Swift’s music producer
Student Nick E. Beats makes beats for Fetty Wap, becomes 2X Platinum producer
Audio Engineer for U2 is a Recording Connection Teacher
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The Recording Connection in Minnesota is one of the most highly acclaimed audio engineering schools in the country. We prepare our students for a career in the music industry by placing them in real recording studios for one-on-one instruction with a working industry pro. We’ve found this is the best way to ensure that each of our students gets on the path to a bright and successful career.
The Recording Connection is located in nearly every city in Minnesota. Whether you’d like to go to school in Duluth, Mankato, Rochester or Minneapolis, we’ve got you covered. We’re the most recommended and most sought after school in the state.
The Recording Connection not only keeps you up to date with current trends by teaching you programs like Ableton, Logic, Pro Tools and Reason, but by placing you in a real recording studio, we also give you a place to display your talents. We set you up with a mentor who will bring you into the studio where he or she works, and put you to work there as an extern. You’ll be learning how the industry functions, and you’ll be making connections along the way. In the process, you’ll be gaining experience and making a name for yourself.
The Recording Connection’s tuition is always kept at a highly affordable rate. We pride ourselves on the fact that our students can graduate and not be wallowing in thousands of dollars in debt.
The music industry is in a current state of flux. So many recording labels and companies are working towards having more flexibility and fewer constraints. This means that due to advancements towards digital workspaces and less emphasis on physical locations, recording studios are popping up everywhere. They’re appearing all over the country because they no longer have to be on a coast. That’s why we can train you for the music industry right here in Minnesota—you don’t have to relocate to another state in order to learn the ropes.
At the Recording Connection, we put you in the midst of the recording industry from day one by putting you in a real recording studio, not in a classroom. You’ll be taught by a real music industry pro with real album credits, and you’ll have the chance to make vital connections along the way—connections that can advance your future career.
Audio and Music Programs Available Learn from an Industry Professional in a Real Recording Studio.
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.
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!