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Tour Our North Dakota Music Schools

Externship Locations in North Dakota:
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Audio and Music Programs Available Learn from an Industry Professional in a Real Recording Studio.

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.

Electronic Music Production School with Ableton

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.

Hip Hop School and Beat Making

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.

Electronic Music Production School with Logic Pro

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.

Music Production School

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.

Audio Engineering School

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Learn About Your Options

The Recording Connection in North Dakota is the affordable and effective audio engineering school alternative in the state.  Our unique training approach places you in a real North Dakota recording studio as an extern to be taught and mentored one-on-one by a real music producer or audio engineer. This gives you real-world experience and the chance to make connections that you won’t receive in any ordinary audio school.

North Dakota offers many Recording Connection locations. Whether you want to study in Bismarck or Fargo or even Minot, we can make it happen. We have audio engineering school locations (externship locations) in nearly every city, and if we don’t have one in your hometown, we’ll start one.

The Recording Connection functions with a uniquely branded externship approach. We want to our students to see what it’s really like to work in a recording studio. We also want them to make connections with individuals in positions of power so that when it comes time to hire, our students’ names are at the top of the short list.

The Recording Connection keeps its tuition extremely low so that individuals do not have to take out massive student loans in order attend. We want you to jumpstart your career, not get buried in dream-crushing student debt.

By training you in a real recording studio, we help you make connections with both working pros and people in positions of power.  While you’re working with your mentor in a real studio, you’ll be meeting people who will one day be able to help you. That’s why it’s so important to work hard and put your best foot forward while you’re in the studio.

The Recording Connection in North Dakota is your gateway to the music recording industry. Many of our graduates go on to rewarding industry careers. Apply today, and let us help you pursue your dreams.

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:

Private Mentor in Professional Recording Studio
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Faculty: Private Academic Facilitator
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Online, Interactive Curriculum
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Meaningful Industry Connections
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Hands-on Learning in a Recording Studio (Not a College Classroom)
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A Recipe forSuccess!

Our Students & Teachers

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You’ve got to put in your effort. You have to show the studio you’re actually going to show up, you’re going to be there, you’re going to work hard, and you know your stuff.
- Recording Connection grad Jake Kiyokane, Los Angeles, CA
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